Update your status of this course
University of Amsterdam Course/Program Name
Application closes on
National :01 Mar 
International :01 Mar 
EU :01 Mar 

MA Comparative Literature - Literary Studies

Catalog id : 60813
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1 Year
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
13225 EUR
National
2006 EUR
EU
2006 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
EU 50 EUR
Department
Faculty of Humanities
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GRE (avg)315
GMAT (avg)600
58

World University Ranking

About this course

The specialisation Comparative Literature focuses on the analysis and interpretation of cultural ‘texts’ within an broad, interdisciplinary theoretical and cross-cultural framework. Students are trained to closely analyse a variety of cultural objects, Western and non-Western, within a globalized cultural context. 

Check further details on University website

Eligibility Criteria

Please read all the requirements carefully. In the online application you will be asked to upload proof of all mentioned requirements.

  • The Master’s in Comparative Cultural Analysis - Art and Culture is open for application to all students with a:
    • Bachelor’s diploma in the languages from the UvA or another Dutch university;
    • Bachelor's diploma in Literary Studies;
    • recognised equivalent from another accredited university in the language he/she wishes to specialise in with a focus on literature.
  • English language requirements: New Master's students should be able to speak, read, write and understand English at advanced academic level.
  • Application documents: To apply for this Master's programme students need to upload all of the application documents.
  • The exact admission requirements of this program can be found here: http://www.uva.nl/en/education/master-s/master-s-programmes/masters-programmes/masters-programmes/content/folder/comparative-literature-literary-studies/application-and-admission/1.-check-the-entry-requirements/admission-requirements.html

Check further details on University website

Course Modules

The Master's programme Comparative Literature comprises 60 ECTS credits:

  • 12 credits Comparative Literature core courses: Politics of the Contemporary 1 and 2
  • 30 credits of courses
  • 18 credits for a Master’s thesis

The exact Course Catalogue for this Program can be found at: http://studiegids.uva.nl/xmlpages/page/2016-2017-en/search-programme/programme/2692

Check further details on University website

How to Apply

Please make sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Check the entry requirements and deadlines
  • Register in Studielink 
  • Submit the application to the Graduate School of Humanities
  • Provide Supporting Documents:
    • Copy of your passport or ID
    • Official transcripts of your BA and/or MA
    • BA diploma (for those who have already completed their BA)
    • Motivational letter
    • CV or resumé
    • Sample of written work (min. 10 pages)
    • English language test (unless they are exempt)
    • Programme specific documents (if applicable)
    • Receipt of application fee payment (non-Dutch BA only)
    • Scholarship application (excellent non-EU students only)
  • Pay the application fee (only for non-Dutch BA)
  • Register for courses
  • Pay the tuition fee

Check further details on University website

Questions about this Course

No discussions right now. Be the first one to start.

Hey, ask a question or start a discussion here

Choose your question type:

Q/A Profile evaluation Poll Interview experience

Join our Global Study Abroad community      Log in      Sign up