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Minnesota State University Mankato

M.A.
12 months
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5129 USD/year
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About

English at Minnesota State University offers four graduate programs, plus graduate certificate programs. Each is designed to meet the needs of a particular audience, so each has its own entrance requirements, curriculum, reading list, comprehensive examination format, and thesis or capstone experience requirements. 

Overview

Course description

The Literature and English Studies option offers students the opportunity for broad training in English. This is a generalist degree supported by a department of highly trained specialists in the areas of literature, film, writing and linguistics. The degree is suited for secondary teachers and students who plan to teach at the post-secondary level. This degree may also serve as a basis for careers in the literary marketplace.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • British Literary History and Criticism
  • American Literary History and Criticism
  • Sem: World Literature
  • Film Theory & Criticism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have at least 30 semester hours in language, literature or related courses, with at least 20 credits in upper-division courses. It is highly recommended that applicants have at least one course in a literary figure and one in an upper-division linguistics course. The GRE is not required as part of admissions material for the program. Candidates whose native language is not English must have a TOEFL score of 600 or above. Application materials should include an application form, application letter, two letters of recommendation, a 5-10 page analytical writing sample, and official undergraduate transcripts. Application materials should be sent to the department's Graduate Coordinator.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5129 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5129 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5129 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5129 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    5129 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5129 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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