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University of Missouri–St. Louis

M.A. On Campus
12 months
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1228 USD/credit
1228 USD/credit
500 USD/credit
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About

The department has a graduate program leading to the Master of Arts degree. Students may pursue a literature track where they acquire a broad coverage in British and American writers or a writing track where half of the course work deals with composition and writing theory.

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Overview

Learning OutcomesRecipients of the undergraduate degree will demonstrate the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate advanced skills in reading and analyzing texts and a knowledge of literary and rhetorical terms and concepts.
  • Demonstrate mastery of content in at least three specific fields in language, literature, and written literacy.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of historical and critical context for these fields and the relevance to them of a variety of critical approaches.
  • Understand the role played by gender, race, class, and ethnicity (where appropriate) in language, literature, and literacy.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write clear analytical essays incorporating both primary textual evidence and secondary scholarly and critical sources.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • British literature before 1660
  • British literature between 1660 and 1900
  • Twentieth-century literature (British, American, post-colonial, or in translation)
  • American literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To enter the graduate program in English a candidate must satisfy the requirements both of the Graduate School and the Department of English. A candidate should have a bachelor’s degree, with at least 18 hours in English above the freshmen level, 12 of which must be in literature. Normally, only students with a grade point average of 3.0 in undergraduate English courses and an overall undergraduate average of 2.75 will be considered. Though the English department welcomes scores from the Graduate Record Aptitude Exam and letters of recommendation, it does not require either of these. (Students applying for Teaching Assistantships, please see “Financial Aid and Teaching Assistantships.”)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1228 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1228 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1228 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1228 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Due for update

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