English, M.A. | University of West Georgia | Carrollton, United States
24 months
Duration
935 USD/credit 14025 USD/year
935 USD/credit 14025 USD/year
241 USD/credit 3615 USD/year
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About

The English program of University of West Georgia seeks to prepare graduate students whose knowledge of language and literature will inform their intellectual and ethical understanding, and whose communication and critical thinking skills will allow them to contribute to the region and beyond in a variety of careers and positions.

Overview

The English program of University of West Georgia is designed to cultivate advanced mastery of content within the discipline, refined skills in professional and scholarly writing, comprehensive knowledge of critical practices, and a keen awareness of contemporary issues in the study of literature. Graduate students will be able to demonstrate advanced mastery of content within the discipline by answering comprehensive questions about specific writers, genres, texts, and literary periods that they have studied and that they have achieved refined skills in professional and scholarly writing. This expectation presumes a command of pertinent critical assumptions, methodologies, and practices.

Objectives

  • Graduate students will demonstrate advanced master of content within the discipline by answering comprehensive questions about specific writers, texts, and literary periods in four major areas: British Literature, American Literature, and a Specialist Area (e.g. theory, pedagogy, film, creative writing, publishing and editing)
  • Gratuate students will demonstrate an advanced facility in connecting literary works to their specific historical and cultural contexts in four major areas: British Literature, American Literature, and a Specialist area.
  • Graduate students will demonstrate an advanced understanding of contemporary critical and theoretical methodologies that are applicable to the study of literary and cultural texts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in British Literature 
  • Seminar in American Literature 
  • Seminar in Special Topics
  • Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

30-36

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2
GRE admission requirements GRE®
153 (verbal)
4.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have an undergraduate degree in English or equivalent course work in English, and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.2.
  • Three positive letters of recommendation from professional sources qualified to address the candidate's specific disciplinary strengths.
  • A persuasive narrative statement that articulates the candidate's reasons for pursuing a graduate degree in English.
  • All decisions on admission will be made by the Graduate Program Committee and the Director of Graduate Studies, subject to final administrative approval.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14025 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14025 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    3615 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 241 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Carrollton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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