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MA in English

The Master's Degree in English aims to create graduates who have command of English, and who are capable of realizing their creative, critical and research potentialities by pertinently articulating in English. The program 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

First Year

Semester I
S.No Subject
01 Introduction to Textual Analysis
02 Introduction to Linguistics
03 English Literature – I (from Chaucer to the Augustans)
04 American Literature – I
05 Indian Writings in English – I
06 Advanced Communicative Skills
Semester II
S.No Subject
01 English Literature – II (from Romantic Age to 20th century British Literature)
02 American Literature – II
03 Indian Writings in English – II
04 English Language Education
05 New Literatures in English
06 Critical Reading – Poet/ Dramatist/ Novelist

Second Year

Semester III
S.No Subject
01 Gender Studies
02 Critical Theories – I
03 Cultural Studies
04 Media Studies/ Film Studies
05 English Language Teaching – I/ Sociolinguistics
05 Biographies of Great Personalities (for students of non-M.A. English Programmes)
Semester IV
S.No Subject
01 Critical Theories – II
02 Literatures from India (In Translation)/ English Language Teaching – II
03 Research Methodology
04 Skill Development
04 Minor Research Project

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.


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;


  • Any Degree of 3 years 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.

Course Duration: 4 Semester (2 Years)

Important Dates

Application Round Opening Date of Application Closing Date of Application
Regular Applications Round 11th July 2018 20th July 2018


Admission Selection Process

Admission to the Master of Arts in English (MA in English) program at REVA University is strictly based on Merit

Admission Application Forms
  • Application forms are available both in Online Mode and Direct Mode.
  • The Application Form can also be obtained from the Office of Admissions, REVA University.

How to Apply?

Contact for Admissions
Office of Admissions,
REVA University, Rukmini Knowledge Park Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka,
Bangalore – 560 064
Karnataka, India
+91-80-6622 6622
+91 95388 74444/45
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Indian / SAARC Nationals
Foreign Nationals
MA in English 1000 2000 50
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