The English degree at Virginia Commonwealth University is designed for students pursuing advanced English studies, and students may choose to focus their course work in either literature or writing and rhetoric. The M.A. in English with a research concentration is designed for students pursuing advanced English studies with an emphasis on research, criticism and methodology.
Student learning outcomes
- Develop advanced reading and writing skills
- Engage in theoretical and/or textual/bibliographical scholarship
- Conduct original research and advance an original argument under faculty direction
- Explain and defend original research in a formal presentation or defense
- Survey the professional and academic work to which the degree leads
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- Children's Literature
- Applied English Linguistics
- Teaching English as a Second Language
- Studies in British Literature and Culture
- Special Topics in American Literature and Culture
- Young Adult Literature
- Literary Criticism
- Cultural Discourses
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- Personal statement
- Academic documentation
- Proof of English proficiency
- Additional academic requirements and regulations
- Foreign transcripts
- Financial certification
- Application fee
International25956 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 12 months.
National25956 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State12618 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12618 USD per year during 12 months.
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