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Rhetoric and Writing Studies

University of Texas El Paso

M.A.
12 months
Duration
14878 USD/year
14878 USD/year
6170 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

In this Rhetoric and Writing Studies program at University of Texas El Paso, students examine the theoretical and practical elements of rhetoric. 

Overview

The Rhetoric and Writing Studies degree at University of Texas El Paso also offers the option of studying how to teach writing in post-secondary settings. Other courses focus on specific rhetorical practices, including grant writing, computer-mediated writing, new media, community-based writing, and global writing contexts.

Learning outcomes

Courses in rhetorical theory, computers and writing, professional and technical writing, and persuasion give students the tools to analyze rhetorical contexts, use cutting-edge writing technologies, and produce effective print and digital texts for different purposes and audiences.

This degree offers students the opportunity to enhance the writing they do on the job, prepare for careers as professional/technical writers, teach writing, or enter a PhD program in Rhetoric and Composition.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rhetorical Theory
  • Persuasion and Argument
  • Technical Writing
  • Grant Writing
  • Computers and Writing
  • Professional Writing
  • Special Topics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume / CV
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Diploma certificate

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14878 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    14878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14878 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    6170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6170 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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