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English Literature

Mercy College New York

12 months
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927 USD/credit 27810 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in English Literature at Mercy College New York provides a strong foundation for students interested in these and other pursuits.

Overview

Some of our Master of Arts in English Literature at Mercy College New York graduates have gone on to PhD programs, have continued into college teaching positions, or have gone on to earn advanced creative writing degrees. Numerous English teachers have earned the MA or graduate content credits through our program for purposes of (re)licensing, promotion, or simply to increase knowledge of their field. Some of our MA students have no such professional goals or needs and simply love literature, and join our program to study and experience with others the tremendous power, mystery, and meaning that moves through and emerges from literature. Our program includes students of practically all ages located throughout the U.S. and across the globe.

By the end of this program, students should be able to: 

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and interpretive skills reflecting knowledge and comprehension of important British literary texts
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and interpretive skills reflecting knowledge and comprehension of important American literary texts
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and interpretive skills reflecting an awareness of theoretical trends and criticism
  • Demonstrate knowledge of some of the literary traditions, and/or cultural situations, and /or historical eras from which the literature referenced in the above learning outcomes emerged

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science Fiction 
  • The short Story 
  • Literature to Film 
  • American Gothic
  • Modern British Novel: 1900-Present 
  • History of Drama 
  • Modern Drama 
  • Modern Poetry 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of recommendation 
  • Personal statement
  • Résumé
  • Test scores
  • Additional transcripts from other colleges or universities

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 927 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 927 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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