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English, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Master of Arts in English at Texas A&M International University, prepares you to enter a PhD program or for a variety of careers. Many Master of Arts in English students take teaching jobs at private and public schools.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Survey of European Literary Criticism
  • Theory and Practice of Literary Criticism  
  • Methodology Requirement 
  • Introduction to the Profession or 3 SCH
  • Teaching Rhetoric and Composition  
  • English Literature to 1700
  • English Literature from 1700 to Present  
  • American Literature to 1900
  • American Literature from 1900 to Present

                Detailed Programme Facts

                • Programme intensity Full-time
                  • Full-time duration 24 months
                • Languages
                  • English
                • Delivery mode
                  On Campus

                English Language Requirements

                You only need to take one of these language tests:

                • Minimum required score:


                  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:


                  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).

                Admission requirements:

                • Official Certificate of Graduation
                • Use a Foreign Credential Evaluation Service for credential translation
                • Submit official TOEFL or IELTS score reports

                Visa requirements:

                • Bank Statement
                • Copy of Current Visa
                • Copy of I-20
                • Financial Statement Form
                • International Student Transfer Form

                Tuition Fee

                • International

                  499 USD/credit
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 499 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                • National

                  77 USD/credit
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 77 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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