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California State University Los Angeles

M.A.
12 months
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396 USD/credit
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About

The English program of California State University Los Angeles provides opportunities for advanced study in literature, criticism, language, creative writing, and composition and rhetoric.

Overview

The English program of California State University Los Angeles is designed for students planning to teach in a community college or to enter a doctoral program; for students seeking to develop their skills as creative writers, to teach creative writing, or to pursue careers in the media or other areas where a combination of creative ability, communication skills, and critical faculties may be particularly valuable; or for students planning to teach writing at the school, community college, or university level, to work as professional writing consultants.

The department also participates in an Interdisciplinary Studies Minor in Multimedia that enables students to develop interactive, multimedia products.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Foundations of Literary Studies
  • Research Methods in Literary Studies
  • Proseminar in Literature
  • Graduate Directed Study
  • Seminar: Theories of Composition and Rhetoric
  • Seminar: Topics in Composition, Rhetoric, and Language

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 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.
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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.
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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).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants who have a degree in English should have at least a 3.2 grade point average in their upper-division undergraduate major coursework.
  • A departmental application form
  • Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • A writing sample
  • Applicants to the graduate program are admitted based on a comprehensive review of their application materials by the Department of English
  • Students whose major was not English should consult the principal graduate adviser about prerequisites or their equivalents. They must complete a 24-unit program of upper division prerequisites (which may include courses previously taken) prior to beginning their graduate work

Tuition Fee

  • International

    396 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 396 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    396 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 396 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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