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University of Alaska Anchorage

M.A.
24 months
Duration
18504 USD/year
18504 USD/year
8802 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Department of English offers a Master of Arts in English, emphasizing balanced coursework in literature, rhetoric, composition and linguistics. 

Overview

This degree prepares students for a variety of jobs in teaching, writing, editing and related fields, as well as for more specialized PhD programs. The degree culminates in a master’s thesis or project that demonstrates the student’s academic achievement and preparation for professional roles or advanced study. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Contemporary Literary Theory
  • Advanced Research and Professional Practices
  • Thesis
  • Studies in Literary Periods and Movements

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 1000-1200 word application essay that addresses the student’s background in English, reasons for applying to the Master of Arts program, specific area(s) of interest, learning goals and professional objectives.
  • A recent sample (from within the past five years) of the applicant’s academic or professional writing.
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty who know the applicant’s academic work (or professional writing, when appropriate).
  • Admission to the program is based upon the evaluation of the entire application packet in conjunction with the applicant’s undergraduate GPA.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18504 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    18504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18504 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8802 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8802 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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