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Undergraduate study is considered the first step in higher education in many different countries. The obtainment of a bachelor’s degree or BA is a high honor which shows that a student has put in diligent study and effort to complete a set of educational standards and learning achievements that help them stand out in their designated field.   So, what is a BA in Comparative Literature?… Read more

Undergraduate study is considered the first step in higher education in many different countries. The obtainment of a bachelor’s degree or BA is a high honor which shows that a student has put in diligent study and effort to complete a set of educational standards and learning achievements that help them stand out in their designated field.

So, what is a BA in Comparative Literature? Students who study comparative literature will be exposed to written works across cultural and social boundaries. The comparison of these texts will be used to build skills in analysis and creative thinking. Many programs will include the study of literary theory, cultural studies and textual interpretation. As students learn more about literature and the way it has shaped society, they will come to have a greater appreciation of important works and the ability to carry a discussion verbally and in written word.

Students who complete a BA in Comparative Studies often gain useful skills in problem solving and critical thinking. Their ability to read and interpret a variety of texts can be useful across a broad spectrum of career fields.

As the cost of education is dependent upon many factors, students will find that the tuition rates will vary greatly from one school to the next. To find the costs of different comparative literature programs, students should talk to the financial offices of schools for which they have an interest.

Upon graduation, students may enter the job market to a number of exciting and competitive career opportunities. Skills in oral and written expression make comparative literature graduates excellent communicators. This makes them ideal candidates for jobs like political officers, publishers, creative writers, teachers and legal workers.

To find a school that offers a BA in Comparative Literature, use online resources to have your questions answered and learn more about educational opportunities. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Franklin University Switzerland
Sorengo, Switzerland

The Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (C.L.C.S.) major at Franklin focuses on cultural phenomena and processes as they unfold under the pressure of historical, social ... +

The Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (C.L.C.S.) major at Franklin focuses on cultural phenomena and processes as they unfold under the pressure of historical, social and economic forces. Inherent in our approach is an understanding of culture as an ever-evolving entity that demands continuous acts of interpretation, negotiation, and creativity. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
University of Kent, School of European Culture and Languages
Canterbury, United Kingdom

Our modules in Comparative Literature cover literature from the classics to the modern age. We investigate literary movements, genres, and themes. We offer modules on Classica ... +

Our modules in Comparative Literature cover literature from the classics to the modern age. We investigate literary movements, genres, and themes. We offer modules on Classical Literature, Romanticism, Realism, Modernism, and Postmodernism. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Campus

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