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Michael wears a grey coat and carries a book under his arm.

“I’ve discovered a treasure trove of literature”

Student Michael Redmond describes how Comparative Literature has expanded his literary horizons

Undergraduate courses

Wide-ranging and thought-provoking, our programmes in Comparative Literature develop your critical literary skills and extend your cultural knowledge by giving you international awareness. You study major writers from across the world in English translation.

It is possible to add a placement year or a year abroad to your programme. Both programmes are also available as part of a joint honours degree.

Undergraduate courses