M.A in English

The School of Arts and Humanities at REVA UNIVERSITY offers MA in English–a postgraduate programme to create motivated, innovative, creative and thinking post graduates to work across various sectors.

The MA Programme in English offered at REVA UNIVERSITY includes several core courses relating to Literature, Linguistics/TESOL and Translation along with specialized courses in all areas. The program is planned to give students a good orientation in the best literatures of the world, acquire English teaching skills and hands on training in translation too. The students are offered advanced courses in Creative Writing, Linguistic and Literary theories and research methods. The students study diverse sub-disciplines in the area of English studies, communicative skills, Literature, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Translation.

The MA Programme in English offered at REVA UNIVERSITY includes several core courses relating to Literature, Linguistics/TESOL and Translation along with specialized courses in all areas. The program is planned to give students a good orientation in the best literatures of the world, acquire English teaching skills and hands on training in translation too. The students are offered advanced courses in Creative Writing, Linguistic and Literary theories and research methods. The students study diverse sub-disciplines in the area of English studies, communicative skills, Literature, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Translation.

Course Curriculum

Course Curriculum

Academic Objectives

Academic Objectives

The aim of the programme is to produce postgraduates with advanced knowledge and understanding of English Literature and English Language; higher order critical and transferable skills; ability to think rigorously and independently to meet higher level expectations of varied sectors of society, academics, and research establishments or take up entrepreneurial route.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After two years of graduation, the graduates of M.A (English) will be able to:

  1. Pursue Higher Education and work in Universities either as Professors or Researchers.
  2. Occupy a position and work as a team member in Public, Private and Government organizations.
  3. Start own enterprise and communicate with customers effectively and adapt a lifelong learning Skills for imparting Business.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Program Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the program, the graduates of M.A (English) program will be able to: 

  • PSO-1: Demonstrate the Knowledge in Language and Literature.
  • PSO-2: Analyze creative literary form (poetry, prose, Drama, fiction and creative non-fiction); and Apply skills in using theoretical frame works on structures of language through a wide variety of literary works on different perspectives.
  • PSO-3: Use different techniques to apply the concepts from literary theory and criticism in the analysis and interpretation of texts in Language and Literature.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • PO-1: Disciplinary knowledge: Capable of demonstrating comprehensive knowledge and in understanding Language and Literature Studies.
  • PO-2: Reasoning: Ability to analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from evidence and experiences from an open-minded and reasoned perspective.
  • PO-3: Problem solving: Capacity to extrapolate and apply their competencies to solve different kinds of non-familiar problems and apply one’s learning to real life situations using curriculum content knowledge. 
  • PO-4: Environment and Sustainability: Understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development. 
  • PO-5: Research-related skills: Recognize cause-and-effect relationships, define problems, formulate hypotheses, test hypotheses, analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from data, establish hypotheses, predict cause-and-effect relationships; ability to plan, execute and report the results of an investigation 
  • PO-6:  Ethics: Recognize different value systems including your own, understand the moral dimensions of your decisions, and accept responsibility for them. 
  • PO-7: Cooperation/Team work: Ability to work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams; facilitate cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group, and act together as a group or a team in the interests of a common cause and work efficiently as a member of a team. 
  • PO-8: Communication Skills: Ability to express thoughts and ideas effectively in writing and orally; Communicate with others using appropriate media; confidently share one’s views and express herself/himself; demonstrate the ability to listen carefully, read and write analytically, and present complex information in a clear and concise manner to different groups
  • PO-9: Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context socio-technological changes

 

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Post Graduates in English will have a wide range of career opportunities to choose from. In the academic sector the linguistic skills, research presentation, scholarly writing and communication skills acquired as a part of the program equip students to opt for teaching as a career. This could also naturally lead to pursuing research leading to higher degree. The program also benefits students to make a career in industries, corporate sectors, media houses, publishing industry and so on. Career prospects also are very bright in the global scenario.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

MA in English

  • Bachelors Degree of 3 years duration in Arts with English as a major / optional subject with a minimum 45% (40% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST) of marks in aggregate from any recognized University/ Institution; or any degree of 3years duration with minimum 50% (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST) of marks in English language or English minor from any recognized university or institution or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.

 

Admissions

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Application Fee

M.A in English

Indian / SAARC Nationals 1000
NRI Fee 2000
Foreign Nationals 50