Grounded in literature and literary theory, the one-year Master's Comparative Literature trains you to analyse cultural phenomena (both Western and non-Western) within an interdisciplinary theoretical framework and a globalised context.
The Master's programme in Comparative Literature is theoretical in character. It uses methods such as textual analysis, deconstruction and close reading in order to address a variety of issues including post/de-coloniality, global literacy, race and gender. This programme suits students who want to gain a better understanding of the dynamics between the literary and the political.
The Comparative Literature programme at the University of Amsterdam offers you:
A world-class education: the UvA is ranked highest in the Netherlands and 59th overall in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018;
Comparative Literature is an accredited degree programme of Literary Studies. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in Literary Studies and the title Master of Arts (MA).
|Degree programme||MA Literary Studies|
|Credits||60 ECTS, 12 months|
|Language of instruction||English|