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M.A. On Campus

English

Virginia Commonwealth University

12 months
Duration
25956 USD/year
25956 USD/year
12618 USD/year
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About

The Department of English offers an English degree at Virginia Commonwealth University for students seeking study beyond a bachelor’s degree which prepares graduates to pursue a doctorate, to teach in secondary or higher education or to obtain other positions in the public and private sector. 

Overview

Program goals

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Children's Literature 
  • Applied English Linguistics
  • 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
  • Authors
  • Cultural Discourses

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Academic documentation
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional academic requirements and regulations
  • Foreign transcripts
  • Financial certification
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25956 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12618 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Richmond

1071 - 1750 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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