You will study the literatures and cultures of the world in comparative frameworks that draw on methodologies from textual, cultural and visual studies, as well as from translation, philosophy, history, social science and critical theory. Texts will be read in English translation.
In the first two years of the BA Comparative Literatures and Cultures degree from University of Bristol you will study core units such as: What is Comparative Literature and How Do We Practise It?; Introduction to Visual Cultures; Popular Representation and Institutions of Culture; and Migrations of Culture.
This programme encourages a range of attributes that are highly valued by employers, such as intercultural understanding, analytical and critical thinking, clarity and self confidence in communication, an aptitude for collaborative work, and creativity.
The course will instil habits of curiosity, openness, rigour, self reflection and evidence-based thinking, which will prepare you for a flexible career across a wide variety of sectors.
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- Comparative Literature: What is it and how can we practise it?
- Shaping France
- Medieval and Renaissance Italy
- Understanding Russia: Critical Approaches
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- 36 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
AAB including an Arts subject
BBB including an Arts subject
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in an Arts subject
Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, and M3 is C.
- Access to HE Diploma in Humanities, Social Sciences, Law or History (or similar titles). The 45 graded Level 3 credits must include at least 21 credits at Distinction and 24 at Merit or above. Plus B in an Arts subject at A-level (or equivalent)
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International21100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21100 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
- EU students: £21100 per year
- Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
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