Comparative Literary Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Glasgow 85% 5% 1% £27750 £70480 194 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 84% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 203 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 166 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 69% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 127 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 92% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 160 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 86% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 112 Egham On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 86% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 112 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 79% 3% 0% £27750 £70480 183 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 79% 3% 2% £27750 £70480 183 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 79% 3% 2% £9250 £21000 183 Southampton On campus Full-time
Durham University 79% 3% 2% £10800 £22300 183 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 79% 3% 2% £9250 £21000 183 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 79% 3% 2% £9250 £21000 183 Southampton On campus Full-time
The University of York 79% 3% 2% £8040 £18240 183 York On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 79% 3% 2% £9250 £21000 183 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 79% 3% 2% £9250 £21000 183 Southampton On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 81% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 126 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Essex 74% 5% 6% £9250 £16850 117 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 74% 5% 6% £9250 £16850 117 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 74% 5% 6% £9250 £16850 117 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 207 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 82% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 135 Egham On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews 92% 10% 0% £9900 £20370 199 St Andrews On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 67% 2% 5% £27750 £79290 224 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 73% 2% 5% £27750 £70480 174 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 73% 2% 5% £27750 £79290 174 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 85% 2% 0% £27750 £70480 182 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 67% 2% 0% £27750 £70480 198 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 79% 3% 2% £27750 £70480 183 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 80% 5% 2% £27750 £79290 197 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 2% 5% £27750 £79290 192 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 84% 0% 5% £27750 £79290 211 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 68% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 172 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 178 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 74% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 173 Glasgow On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 74% 0% 0% £11980 £23400 173 London On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 81% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 126 Egham On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 66% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 121 Egham On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 78% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 119 Egham On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 66% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 121 Egham On campus Full-time
University College London 74% 4% 5% £9250 £23300 173 London On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 66% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 121 Egham On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 66% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 121 Egham On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 77% 10% 10% £9250 £14560 98 London On campus Full-time
University College London 74% 4% 5% £9250 £23300 173 London On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 66% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 121 Egham On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 77% 10% 10% £9250 £14560 98 London On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 76% 3% 3% £9250 £20100 160 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 81% 1% 4% £9250 £20100 157 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 71% 0% 3% £9250 £20100 162 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 81% 1% 4% £9250 £20100 157 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 81% 5% 0% £9250 £20100 161 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 78% 5% 5% £9250 £20100 167 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 71% 5% 5% £9250 £20100 166 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 71% 5% 5% £9250 £12996 166 Ipswich On campus Full-time
Durham University 71% 5% 5% £5940 £12265 166 Durham On campus Part-time
Aberystwyth University 71% 5% 5% £7000 £14700 166 Aberystwyth On campus Part-time
Durham University 71% 5% 5% £10800 £22300 166 Durham On campus Full-time
Durham University 71% 5% 5% £5940 £12265 166 Durham On campus Part-time
University of Kent 86% 0% 0% - - 115 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 79% 10% 14% £9250 - 145 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 84% 0% 0% £9250 - 171 London On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 86% 10% 6% - - 112 Belfast On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 86% 10% 6% - - 112 London On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 79% 3% 2% - - 183 Exeter On campus Part-time
Lancaster University 79% 3% 2% - - 183 Lancaster On campus Part-time
Lancaster University 79% 3% 2% - - 183 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 79% 3% 2% - - 183 Lancaster On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 79% 3% 2% - - 183 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 92% 0% 0% - - 154 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Essex 74% 5% 6% £9250 - 117 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Kent 86% 0% 15% - - 121 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 86% 0% 15% - - 121 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 86% 0% 15% - - 121 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 92% 10% 0% - - 199 Egham On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 74% 0% 0% - - 173 Egham On campus Part-time
University of Kent 74% 0% 0% - - 173 Canterbury On campus Part-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 74% 0% 0% - - 173 London On campus Part-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 74% 0% 0% - - 173 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 74% 0% 0% - - 173 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 74% 0% 0% - - 173 London On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 74% 0% 0% - - 173 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Kent 74% 0% 0% - - 173 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 74% 0% 0% - - 173 Birmingham On campus Part-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 74% 0% 0% - - 173 London On campus Full-time
University of Kent 74% 0% 0% - - 173 Canterbury On campus Part-time
The University of Nottingham 74% 0% 0% - - 173 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Kent 74% 0% 0% - - 173 Canterbury On campus Part-time
Birkbeck, University of London 74% 15% 10% £6935 £10920 - London On campus Part-time
Queen Mary University of London 79% 0% 15% £9250 - 130 London On campus Full-time
University of Kent 92% 0% 15% - - 121 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 83% 10% 15% £9250 - 130 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 79% 10% 14% £9250 - 141 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 81% 10% 5% £9250 - 126 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 92% 0% 5% £9250 - 160 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 85% 5% 15% £9250 - 130 London On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 66% 10% 0% £9250 - 121 Egham On campus Full-time
King's College London 84% 0% 10% £9250 - 165 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 79% 10% 5% £9250 - 136 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 71% 5% 5% - - 166 London On campus Part-time
The University of Warwick 71% 5% 5% - - 166 Coventry On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
93 /100
12038 students of Comparative Literary Studies in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Comparative Literary Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24404 £22538 £26442
25-75 percentile range £20231 - £28808 £17266 - £28900 £20382 - £34843

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24007 £24243 £29514
25-75 percentile range £20164 - £27934 £18794 - £30187 £22582 - £39925

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Comparative Literary Studies

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Comparative Literary Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Comparative Literary Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Comparative Literary Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Comparative Literary Studies at King's College London

40% Business and public service associate professionals
25% Administrative occupations
10% Caring personal services
10% Customer service occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Comparative Literary Studies

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Comparative Literary Studies studies:
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Letters - MLitt
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Studies - MSt
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)

The median salary of graduates of Comparative Literary Studies was £24404 15 months after graduation, £22538 3 years after graduation and £26442 5 years after graduation.

English and Comparative Literature at University of Leeds received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 92 out of 100 among 6 respondents.