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Comparative Literature (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip.)

Comparative Literature (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip.) is a course run by Trinity College Dublin, Dublin. Comparative Literature (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip.) gives a Course Qualification of Masters Degree, awarded by Trinity College Dublin. For more information about Comparative Literature (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip.) at Trinity College Dublin, please review the details below.

M.Phil. РThis Comparative Literature course is designed to provide an understanding of Comparative Literature as a subject of study and a critical practice. The core modules provide the theoretical and methodological basis for comparing texts of various genres and artefacts of different media at an advanced level. Optional modules enable the further development of these competencies 

and offer opportunities to develop and apply this knowledge and these skills to a range of primary texts from a wide range of languages, cultures, epochs and other contexts.

The course consists of two core modules taken by all students (Theory and Methodology and Moving between Cultures), two options from the range offered in a given year, and a dissertation of 15,000-20,000 words whose theme and approach should be comparable.

Closing Date: 30th June 2022

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Training ProviderTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body DetailsM.Phil/ P.Grad.Dip
Course Duration1 year full-time
Entry RequirementsApplicants would normally be required to have a good honours degree (at least upper second class honours standard), or an equivalent qualification, in a cognate area. Students whose first language is not English will need a recognised English language qualification. Applicants should normally have an advanced reading knowledge of at least one language other than English among those offered by the School of Languages, Literature and Cultural Studies at Trinity College Dublin.
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