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MA English - REVA University
MA in English

MA in English

English language is one of the most commonly spoken languages in the world. There are more than 300 million English speakers, 20% of the world’s population can read, speak, or understand at least some English. It’s the official language of the US, the UK, Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and is generally spoken and understood in parts of the Caribbean, Africa, and South Asia.

English is the language of the Internet, it is the language of the Science and it improves the Job prospects of candidates.

A candidate with MA English qualification can find opportunities to work in Print media and other media houses, News websites, Advertising agencies, Publishing houses, Product management firms, BPO (both for training and working as an operator), Writing (scripts and articles), Freelance writing (anything you wish to write and can find a way to make money out of it), Content writing and creation and importantly in education sector.

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

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

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.

The Programme Educational Objectives are to prepare the students to:

  • be proficient in English Literature and English Language to take varied job roles across varied sectors of society
  • pursue doctoral research degree to work in colleges, universities as professors or as scientists in research establishments
  • Act as administrators in public, private and government organisations with further training and education

Programme Outcomes (POs)

After undergoing this programme, a student will be able to:

  • Articulate ideas in English
  • Teach English literature and English language
  • Edit literary, scientific work written in English
  • Translate the works of English to any other languages
  • Act as a journalist
  • Work as team member or lead a project team
  • conform to cultural, environmental, sustainability and ethical issues
  • communicate across teams verbally, visually and by writing
  • choose an appropriate online educational programmes for further learning, participate in seminars and conferences

Course Curriculum

First Year

Semester I
Sr. No Course Title
1 English Literature – I  (from Chaucer to the Augustans)
2 American Literature - I
3 Indian Writings in English - I
4 Introduction to Linguistics
5 English Language Education
6 Advanced Communicative Skills 
Semester II
Sr. No Course Title
1 English Literature – II (from Romantic Age to 20th century British Literature)
2 American Literature - II
3 Indian Writings in English - II
4 New Literatures in English
5 Soft Core :
  • Cultural Studies
  • English for Specific Purposes
6 Soft Core : (Click here)

Second Year

Semester III
Sr. No Course Title
1 Gender Studies
2 Critical Theories - I
3 Soft Core :
  • Media Studies
  • Film Studies
4 Soft Core : (Click here)
5 Open Elective : (Click here)
6 MOOC/ Swayam / Certificate Courses
Semester IV
Sr. No Course Title
1 Critical Theories - II
2 Research Methodology
3 Soft Core : (Click here)
4 Major Research Project
5 Employability Skills

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; 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.

Course Duration: 4 Semester (2 Years)

Important Dates

Application Round Opening Date of Application Closing Date of Application
Application Round 11th June 2019 21st June 2019


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
Application Fee
Course Application Fee
Indian / SAARC Nationals
Foreign Nationals
MA in English 1000 2000 50
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