12 months
27638 USD/year
27638 USD/year
13524 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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English from University of Louisville offers emphases in literary studies, creative writing, rhetoric and composition, and professional writing. 


At English from University of Louisville students take core courses in literature and critical theory, but may take up to 15 credit hours of electives in literature, creative writing, rhetoric and composition, or linguistics. Internships are also available for those students interested in non-academic career paths


Our M.A. in English prepares students to go on to Ph.D. programs in literature, rhetoric and composition, or creative writing (or M.F.A. programs in creative writing); students may also work in business and industry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Old English
  • Studies in Old and Middle English Literature
  • Studies in Tudor and Elizabethan Literature 
  • Studies in Stuart and Commonwealth Literature
  • Chaucer
  • Shakespeare 
  • Milton
  • Studies in Renaissance Drama 
  • Old English and Middle English Language 
  • Renaissance Drama

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

MA with Graduate Teaching Assistant application: due January 5th


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Graduate Application
  • Complete official transcripts of all college level work
  • Two academic letters of recommendation with discursive comments
  • Score report on the Graduate Record Examination General Test (from within the last five years)
  • Critical writing sample (~ten pages)
  • International students must also submit official reports of the TOEFL or IELTS examination
  • Creative writing sample (optional and in addition to the critical writing sample)
  • Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27638 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13819 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    27638 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13819 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6762 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Louisville

897 - 1421 USD /month
Living costs

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


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