English Studies, M.A. | University of New Hampshire | Durham, United States
18 months
27810 USD/year
27810 USD/year
14170 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.A. in English Studies degree program from University of New Hampshire offers you the opportunity to develop expertise in all forms of the English language — spoken, written and digital. 


At University of New Hampshire, you’ll be supported by productive, internationally recognized faculty and have access to prominent professionals in the field. 

The English Studies faculty specializes in British, American, post-colonial and African American literatures, film, linguistics, and composition and rhetoric, and explore schools of theory such as feminism, New Historicism, post-colonial theory, ecocriticism, Marxism, queer theory and cultural studies. 

Our department offers a variety of seminars and series, bringing in acclaimed writers, professors and journalists. In addition, we host a biannual composition conference, as well as others periodically, including a literary conference, a British post-modern poetry conference and a journalism conference.

Career Areas

  • Academia
  • Cinema
  • Curriculum development
  • Journalism
  • Literary agencies
  • Marketing
  • Publishing
  • Theater
  • Tutoring
  • Writing program management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Study of Literature
  • Critical Skills
  • Seminar: Studies in American Literature
  • Seminar: Studies in 19th Century American Literature
  • Seminar: Literature of Early America
  • Seminar: Studies in Shakespeare

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation: 3 required
  • Test Scores: GRE Required
  • Personal Statement/Essay Questions
  • A writing sample is required for this program. The sample could emphasize an area you would like to study, i.e. a paper previously submitted for a literature course. Your paper should reflect your ability to read literature closely, to place it in a historical or theoretical context, and to use research materials responsibly. Ten to twenty pages is considered acceptable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD per year during 18 months.
  • In-State

    14170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14170 USD per year during 18 months.


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