English, M.A. | University of Wisconsin Milwaukee | Milwaukee, United States
12 months
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25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
12220 USD/year
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About

With internationally acclaimed faculty and a cutting-edge curriculum, the English program of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee is at the forefront of English studies today.

Overview

What makes University of Wisconsin Milwaukee different?  They focus exclusively on modernity from the early modern to the present, in courses that combine theoretical ambition with historical rigor. Building on UWM’s long tradition of groundbreaking theoretical work, our faculty are at the center of some of the most exciting developments in English studies today. 

What you'll learn

The English department faculty has special strengths in a large number of areas, including creative writing, American literature, post-colonialism, Native American studies, digital literature, cinema and media studies, queer theory, feminism and women’s studies, visual and scientific rhetoric, and Irish studies, among many others.

The department offers concentrations in Literature and Cultural Theory, Rhetoric, Writing, and Community Engagement, Creative Writing, and Media, Cinema and Digital Studies. Teaching assistantships are available.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories in Public Rhetorics and Community Engagement
  • Research Methods in Rhetorics, Literacies, and Community Engagement
  • History of Rhetoric and Writing Studies
  • Writing for Nonprofits
  • Topics in Advanced Communications
  • The Rhetoric of Argument

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate major in English or related field, with appropriate background for proposed concentration of study: Plan A, broad background in English and American literature; Plan B, literature, linguistics, and/or composition; Plan C, literature and creative writing; Plan G, professional writing; Plan H, background in media studies, film studies, or digital and/or popular culture.
  • Undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale).
  • Three letters of recommendation to the Department’s Director of Graduate Studies from persons familiar with applicant’s academic ability and achievement.
  • A sample of academic writing.
  • For Plan C admission, an applicant must also submit samples of original fiction or poetry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12220 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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