Comparative Literature

Trinity College Dublin

 

Course Name Comparative Literature
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code DPTEN-COLI-1F09
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters M.Phil.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake September 2019
Application Date Closing Date 30 June 2019
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Duration 1 year full-time
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Entry Requirements Applicants would normally be required to have a good honors degree (at least upper second class honours standard), or an equivalent qualification, in a cognate area. Applicants should normally have an advanced reading knowledge of at least one language other than English among those offered by the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies at Trinity College Dublin.
Number of Places 20
Course Content

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This 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 a...

Subjects Taught 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 comparative.
Assessment Method In order to be awarded the degree of M.Phil. in Comparative Literature candidates must satisfy the Court of Examiners by obtaining an overall pass in both the following components:

- the assessment work for core course 1, core course 2, options 1 and 2 (combined)
- the dissertation

The two core modules each contribute 20% of the overall assessment, the options each contribute 10% and the dissertation 40%.
Further Enquiries Course Director: Dr. Peter Arnds,
Telephone: +353-1-896 1501
Email: arndsp@tcd.ie
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