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MA English Literature

The degree provides in-depth knowledge of Literature written in the English language across the globe to the students. It includes specializations like Indian Literature, British Literature, Contemporary Literature, Translation Literature, etc

School: JLU School Of Humanities And Arts

Course Duration: 2 Years

This course aims to capacitate the students to be able to understand the literatures belonging to different ages and genres and to be able to analyze and interpret the same. An in depth study of the different authors, will make the students explore and enhance and stretch their horizons pertaining to language and literature. This course will also develop their potential to make sound decisions about career options.

Key Modules Taught

  • English Poetry from Chaucer to Milton
  • Eighteenth Century English Literature
  • Indian Diaspora Literature
  • Shakespearean Drama
  • The English Novel
  • Romantic Poetry
  • English Drama
  • Literature and Gender
  • Literary Criticism and Theory
  • European Literature
  • African American Literature
  • Victorian and Twentieth Century Poetry
  • Post Colonialism and Literature
  • Appreciating Literature through adaptations

Eligibility Criteria

50% in undergraduate degree from a recognised institute/university.

Fees for Academic Year 2020

Admission Charges*

Caution Money

Alumni Fund*

Digitalization Charges#

Annual Tution Fees#

Examination Fees#

INR 5,000 INR 5,000 INR 10,000 INR 5,000 INR 40,000 INR 15,000

*One time, Non Refundable | # to be paid annually in two equal installments


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Career Opportunities

  • Digital Copywriter
  • Editor
  • Journalist
  • Publishing copy-editor/proof reader
  • Web content manager
  • Writer
  • Content Writer
  • Advertising copywriter
  • Academician /Teaching