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English and Comparative Literature - MA

Program Overview

Immerse yourself in literature from every corner of the world. Students in the ECLT master’s program conduct comparative research on the works of English and American authors, in addition to other European and non-Western works. The eight courses required of students fully admitted into the program can be completed in two years, generally followed by 1–2 years to complete a graduate thesis. In preparation for the thesis, students must complete a language translation exam and select a main advisor. An outstanding thesis may be nominated for an award offered in conjunction with another department or institute. 

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Degrees and Admission Requirements

Students wishing to pursue the MA program in English and Comparative Literature should meet the minimum academic, language and admission requirements set by AUC.


In addition to the university's fellowships and scholarship opportunities, funding opportunities are particularly relevant to students interested in the MA in English and Comparative Literature