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English, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
, NJ,
The English liberal arts curriculum is designed to provide intensive study in literature, language, and writing. The department also offers a professional track in secondary education, and one in journalism and professional writing, as well as minors in English, journalism, professional writing, and creative writing.

About

The Master of Arts in English offers students an advanced program of study with a specialization in literature in English. The program stresses contemporary literary theories, as well as sound practices in research and writing. While many students are part-time, the degree may be completed in two years. For additional flexibility, credit is awarded for supervised independent study, research conducted with a faculty member, and independent research culminating in a master’s thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Literary Theory and Methods
  • Seminar in Poetry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Transcripts
  • Recommendations
  • National Standardized Admission Test
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) from them.
  • Student Essay
  • Resume / CV
  • Enrollment Deposit
  • Health Information Requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10986 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10986 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10986 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10986 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    7117 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7117 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Ewing

  • 1024 - 2520 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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