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Literature, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (QS) , TX,
The Master of Arts in Humanities degree program is designed both for individuals wishing to enhance their knowledge and skills and for students intending to pursue a doctorate in a humanistic field.

About

Thus, students seeking an MA in Humanities have two options, a “research” or a “professional” option. Students with plans for doctoral study should choose the research option.

Students may concentrate within one of the three main areas of study:

  • Aesthetic Studies (HUAS) which concentrates on the visual and performing arts, creative writing, art history and film studies.
  • History of Ideas (HUHI) which concentrates on histor and philosophy.
  • Studies in Literature (HUSL) which concentrates on literature, language and rhetoric.
Possible CareersTeacher/Educator; Philosopher; Writer; Editor; Classicist; Historian; Art Historian; Museum Staff; Artist; Teacher and various positions in research or an advanced level of professional practice.

Accreditation

The University of Texas at Dallas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Arts and Humanities
  • Studies in Literature

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    33 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • An official and competitive GMAT or GRE score
  • International applicants and U.S. citizen and permanent resident applicants with an international degree must submit an official attested photocopy of academic documents such as a transcript, diploma, mark sheets, provisional degree certificate and/or your final degree certificate
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Personal Objectives Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30464 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    14954 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14954 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Richardson

  • 1207 - 2240 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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