B.A English with Comparative Literature

Overview of the Programme

B.A English with Comparative Literature

Welcome to the B.A English with Comparative Literature Programme at Garden City University(GCU) – Unleash Your Literary Journey!

At GCU, we believe in the power of literature to shape our understanding of the world and ourselves.

Our programme offers a rich and multifaceted exploration of literature and its diverse dimensions. It takes into a comprehensive exploration of English Literature and the fascinating field of Comparative Literature, where students learn to analyze and contrast literary works across various languages and cultures.

Programme Highlights

Pedagogy and Assessment

At Garden City University, we understand the importance of active teaching methodologies in fostering a transformative learning environment for our BA English with Comparative Literature students. Our pedagogy integrates dynamic approaches that encourage students to engage actively with literary texts and explore their connections to the world around them. Through immersive case study assessments, students are challenged to apply their literary knowledge to real-world scenarios, analyzing and interpreting texts within their cultural, historical, and social contexts.

To nurture creativity and critical thinking, students are encouraged to undertake engaging mini projects that allow them to delve deeper into specific literary themes, genres, or authors.

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Fee Structure for the Academic Year 2024-25

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure

Programmes
BAEC

Course Duration
3 years

1st Installment
INR 30,000

5 Subsequent Installments
INR 38,000

International Fee Structure

Programmes
BAEC

Course Duration
3 years

1st Installment
$ 500

5 Subsequent Installments
$ 600

OTHER FEES

CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the  students.

(Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)

EXAMINATION FEES PER SEMESTER

UG Programs: Rs.3000/-

Job Opportunities

Career Path

A BA English with Comparative Literature degree from Garden City University (GCU) opens up a multitude of exciting and rewarding career paths. Here are some of the most trending options for graduates:

Content Writing/Editing: Content writing/editing involves creating and managing written content for various platforms such as websites, blogs, social media, and marketing materials. You can showcase your strong language and communication skills in this field. Companies such as TCS, Wipro, and Accenture often have openings for content writers/editors.

Public Relations (PR): PR professionals are responsible for managing the public image and reputation of individuals or organizations. They handle media relations, press releases, event management, and communication strategies. PR agencies like Edelman, Adfactors, and Genesis Burson-Marsteller offer opportunities in this field.

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Regular recruiters on our campus include:

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for admission to Garden City University?

Apply online through this link https://admissions.gardencity.university/ or Schedule an appointment through the link below to meet with a counselor at the admissions office.
Register and verify your email to initiate the application process.
Submit your application and pay the Rs 2000/- fee.
Receive a conditional offer letter after your application is reviewed, which outlines the conditions for acceptance.
Comply with the conditions stated in the offer letter, meeting eligibility criteria, fulfil specific requirements, complete assigned tasks, and pay the first instalment fee.
Upon meeting the conditions, receive an Enrolment Letter confirming your acceptance into the program.

Are there scholarships or finance options available for students?

Garden City University is committed to supporting students in their academic pursuits through scholarships and finance options.
For information on Scholarship please visit https://www.gardencity.university/scholarship/ or speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.
Garden City University has collaborations with Non-Banking Financial Companies(NBFCs) that offer interest-free student loans specifically for fee payments. For any assistance, please speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.

What are the co-curricular and extracurricular activities practised at GCU?

The University has a highly acclaimed and active NCC unit which organises parades and involves itself in activities at a National level. The NSS wing of the University has human care, sustainable practices, educating the downtrodden as its core activities. The NSS has adopted five villages of Bangalore in line with the vision of the Government of India’s Swachhata Abhiyan mission and being recognised among the top 65 institutions in the country making it the right candidate to be chosen for the hall of fame. The University has 35 clubs ranging from Debate to music to badminton to futsal to frisbee to chess to dance. Core teams comprising of students participate in media coverage of national and international events (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), fashion show which is a part of the fashion and apparel design school with international brands (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), entrepreneurship and management club, incubation club, research club, beekeeping club, catering club and so on. Being an Interdisciplinary studies University there is much emphasis on giving the student a rounded perspective of studies and activities of individual interest.

What is the teaching style at Garden City University?

Garden City University follows a combination of teaching methods, including lectures, interactive sessions, group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations, blended learning, self-directed study, and more.

Does Garden City University facilitate internships for students?

Absolutely! Garden City University has seamlessly integrated compulsory internships into its curriculum across all programs. GCU has  established collaborations with numerous industries and organizations to offer extensive internship opportunities for our students. These internships play a pivotal role in providing practical exposure, enhancing professional skills, and fostering industry connections, thus preparing students for successful careers.

Does Garden City University provide hostel facilities?

Yes, the university provides separate hostel facilities for male and female students. To know more, please visit https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/accommodation/

Overview of the Programme

B.A English with Comparative Literature

Welcome to the B.A English with Comparative Literature Programme at Garden City University(GCU) – Unleash Your Literary Journey!

At GCU, we believe in the power of literature to shape our understanding of the world and ourselves.

Our programme offers a rich and multifaceted exploration of literature and its diverse dimensions. It takes into a comprehensive exploration of English Literature and the fascinating field of Comparative Literature, where students learn to analyze and contrast literary works across various languages and cultures.

In the early stages of the programme, students embark on a journey through the rich tapestry of English literature, from its earliest forms to contemporary expressions, thus enabling our students to gain a solid grounding in the major literary periods, iconic authors, and influential literary movements that have shaped the English-speaking world.

The heart of this programme lies in the study of Comparative Literature, where students explore the connections and disparities between literary traditions across the globe. “Comparative Literature: Principles and Methods” introduces students to the intricacies of cross-cultural literary analysis, emphasizing concepts such as literary translation, adaptation, and the role of culture in shaping narratives.

As students progress through the programme, they engage in advanced courses in Literary Theory and Criticism, Contemporary Literary Trends, specialized comparative literature topics (Cultural Studies, Translation Studies, Eco-Literature) honing their analytical skills and acquiring a nuanced understanding of different critical approaches. Topics range from structuralism to feminism, enabling students to critically engage with texts, dissect narratives, and interpret underlying themes and socio-cultural contexts.

In their final year, students are encouraged to undertake a capstone internship project or thesis, delving into a chosen area of study with in-depth research and critical analysis. This culminating experience enables them to demonstrate their mastery of literary scholarship and engage in meaningful discourse within the field.
Furthermore, our faculty comprises esteemed scholars and experts in the field of English literature who are passionate about nurturing the next generation of literary minds. Through interactive lectures, engaging discussions, and personalized guidance, they foster an intellectually stimulating environment that encourages critical thinking and independent research.

Upon completion of the programme, our graduates are equipped with a profound understanding of English literature and the analytical skills necessary for a variety of career paths. They are well-prepared for careers in creative writing, journalism, academia, publishing, and other fields where strong communication and critical thinking skills are highly valued.
Join us at Garden City University and embark on a transformative journey into the world of English literature. Uncover the power of words, explore the depths of human experience, and develop the skills that will propel you towards a successful and fulfilling career in the realm of literature and beyond.

Programme Highlights

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