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Literature

University of Texas at Dallas

M.A.
12 months
Duration
18496 USD/year
18496 USD/year
10542 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The graduate program in Literature at University of Texas at Dallas brings together scholars, creative writers and translators who share a commitment to transnational and interdisciplinary approaches to literary study and practice.

Overview

The MA in Literature at University of Texas at Dallas provides students with a flexible context in which to pursue research across a wide range of literary traditions, critical approaches and theoretical debates. In addition to coursework in literary studies, students have the opportunity to participate in creative writing and/or literary translation workshops as well as seminars in other disciplines, such as film studies, the history of ideas, philosophy and the visual and performing arts.

Students pursuing the MA in Literature will choose between the professional option (coursework only) and the research option (coursework plus a portfolio). Students who choose the research option may, If their coursework supports it, submit a translation or creative writing project as part of their portfolio.

Career Options

Graduates of the program seek positions such as: writer, editor, publisher, administrator, translator and critic. Career settings may include higher education, non-profits, cultural and historical organizations, publishing houses, government agencies, international development organizations, museums and archives, business/corporate entities and independent consulting.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Arts and Humanities
  • Studies in Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.3

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.
80
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

  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • GRE or GMAT score.
  • Completed UT Dallas graduate application.
  • Application fee.
  • $50 non-refundable international credential evaluation fee.
  • Diplomas and/or degree certificates. Upload scanned copies with certified English translations by the appropriate academic institution or government agency.
  • All college/university transcripts or mark sheets.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Certified translation of non-English documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9248 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9248 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5271 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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