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English with a Concentration in Literature

Indiana University Bloomington

12 months
42445 USD/year
30690 USD/year
10502 USD/year
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Are you interested in delving into the history of literature in English? This Master’s degree  in English with a Concentration in Literature offered by Indiana University Bloomington gives you the opportunity to do just that.


For this English with a Concentration in Literature degree, students concentrate on literature over a broad historical range, taking at least four readings courses: two in fields of literature and culture before 1800 and two after 1800. Some seminar courses may be used to fulfill these requirements, upon approval by the director of graduate studies.

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Programme Structure

Courses include

  • History of the English Language
  • Stylistics
  • Critical and Interpretive Theory
  • History of Literary Criticism from 1750 to 1960
  • Readings in Early Medieval Literature and Culture
  • Readings in Late Medieval Literature and Culture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Reading proficiency in one foreign language is required, with language competency verified by the relevant foreign language department or program at IUB.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42445 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42445 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30690 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10502 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bloomington

1071 - 1733 USD /month
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