You will study global literatures and cultures 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.
Core units in years one and two currently include What is Comparative Literature and How Do We Practise It?; Introduction to Visual Cultures; Popular Representation and Institutions of Culture; Migrations of Culture.
Additionally, you will have a wide choice of optional units based in the culture of a single language or a combination of cultures. Teaching is informed by staff research interests and you will be taught by experts in their fields.
This Comparative Literatures and Cultures and French degree from University of Bristol encourages attributes highly valued by employers, including intercultural understanding, analytical and critical thinking, clarity and self confidence in communication, an aptitude for collaborative work, and creativity. It will instil habits of curiosity, openness, rigour, self reflection and evidence-based thinking, preparing you for careers within a wide variety of sectors.
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- French Language
- Comparative Literature: What is it and how can we practise it?
- The Making of the Hispanic World, from 1492 to the present day
- Medieval and Renaissance Italy
- Understanding Russia: Critical Approaches
- Shaping France
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- 48 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Languages Literature View 820 other Bachelors in Literature in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
ABB including a modern language
BBC including B in a modern language
32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in a modern language
- 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.
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International21100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21100 GBP per year during 48 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
- EU students: £21100 per year
- Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.