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University of West Georgia

12 months
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11220 USD/year
11220 USD/year
2892 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
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

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

  • All graduate applicants must complete the online Graduate Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required.
  • Official transcripts from a regionally or nationally accredited institution are required.
  • 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 th e candidate's specific disciplinary strengths.
  • A persuasive narrative statement that articulates the candidate's reasons for pursuing a graduate degree in English.
  • Official GRE scores
  • English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5610 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5610 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1446 USD per semester during 12 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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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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