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English Studies

University of Mauritius

24 months
669 EUR/year
669 EUR/year
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This English Studies programme at University of Mauritius will serve a growing need in higher education for highly trained personnel in the area of English (Literary Studies, Cultural Studies and Linguistics). 


The English Studies degree from University of Mauritius should prepare graduates for jobs where critical skills are required. 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Have a good grasp of key literary movements, literary and critical theories;
  • Engage with literary and cultural analysis;
  • Explain and evaluate existing and emerging linguistic phenomena in various social contexts using linguistic, sociolinguistic and/or literacy theories;
  • Demonstrate ability to carry out independent research;
  • Develop and articulate a scholarly argument;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design and Methodology 
  • Locating Mauritius Culturally
  • Applied Sociolinguistics
  • Postmodern Identities 
  • Gendered Literary Voices
  • Cultural Constructions of Africa

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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72 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree with:

  • at least a Second Class Degree or 50% (whichever is applicable) in English or the Humanities or Social Sciences acceptable to the Department, including History with Social Studies/International Relations/ Heritage Studies, Media Studies and Communication Studies, Law.
  • a GPA not less than 2.5 out of 4 or equivalent, from a recognised higher education institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    669 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 669 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    669 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 669 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • 32,400 Mauritian Rupees.


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