12 months
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31798 USD/year
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
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About

The MA English program from University of Tennessee Knoxville is offered in two concentrations: Literature, Criticism, and Textual Studies and Rhetoric, Writing, and Linguistics. They both provide excellent training and a flexible curriculum. 

Overview

About this Degree

English students may specialize in anything from medieval literature to critical theory or may pursue a more general curriculum. We look for strong, thoughtful candidates who will enrich our intellectual community in a variety of ways and who will benefit from the breadth of our resources.

We have an excellent financial support, a nationally and internationally recognized faculty, and world-class research library. Travel funds for research and presentations at scholarly conferences help our students enter the profession and begin to establish themselves in their respective fields within the discipline.

The Graduate Students in English organization, field-specific reading groups, and other activities draw students together as an intellectual and social community with shared passions and aspirations. University of Tennessee Knoxville MA graduates go on to excellent PhD programs in English, as well as to careers in editing, publishing, technical writing, and the non-profit and private sectors.

Programme Structure

Required Courses:

  • 6 credit hours at the 600-level
  • 12 additional credit hours at the 500-600 level (only 3 credit hours of ENGL 593 may be applied toward the MA)
  • 6 credit hours for graduate credit at any level, including the 400-level.
  • Students must take at least one course in each of the department’s three historical divisions, selected in consultation with the major professor and/or guidance committee: Medieval/Renaissance, 18th- and 19th-century British and American, Modern/contemporary

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic applicants may apply up to two weeks prior to the beginning of the desired term of entry

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting agency, recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEEA). A non-U.S. degree must be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from the United States and must be granted by a recognized or accredited foreign institution. 
  • United States degree holders must have earned a minimum of 2.7 out of a possible 4.0 GPA or a minimum of 3.0 during the senior year of undergraduate study. If you have completed previous graduate coursework, you must have earned a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 GPA.
  • Applicants with non-U.S. degrees must have earned a minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or other equivalent to a ‘B’ average. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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