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Texts, Technologies and Literature

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

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About

The Master of Arts in Texts, Technologies and Literature at University of Maryland Baltimore County provides an opportunity for advanced students to further their understanding of literature and a broad array of other texts, including digital, academic and those that function in everyday use, in relation to both historical and contemporary culture.

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Overview

The Master of Arts in Texts, Technologies and Literature at University of Maryland Baltimore County welcomes students with undergraduate majors in such areas as American Studies, Media Studies, Communication Studies, Modern Languages and Literature, and Gender and Women’s Studies, as well as English. 

Program Overview

It is designed to accommodate students with a variety of interests and career paths, including those who are considering an academic career in English, whether in Rhetoric and Composition, Communication and Media Studies, or Literature; those interested in pursuing a Ph.D. (for example, in UMBC’s Language, Literacy, and Culture Ph.D. program or the Ph.D. in English at Morgan State University); high school teachers looking for advanced training; and those entering communications, editorial, and/or digital media professions. 

Students may specialize in the study of print-based or multi-modal texts of particular periods or genres; rhetoric, communication, and composition; or language use and production in various settings.

Programme Structure

Students in the program will:

  • explore a range of literatures in English and a variety of textual forms, media and practices in relation to their cultural contexts
  • develop advanced skills in reading, analyzing, and writing about texts, from the lyric poem to digital work in multi-media, and
  • have the opportunity to study language in use in various settings, or to specialize in the study of communication or the teaching of composition.

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE General Test required (Waived for UMBC English Majors)
  • Bachelor’s degree in majors such as: English; American, Communication, Gender, or Media Studies; or Modern Lang&Lit.
  • Three letters of recommendation are required, in addition to a statement of purpose, from all applicants.
  • A Writing Sample is required. An academic essay is preferred but personal and other types of essays are acceptable. No length requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • All requirements for the master’s degree must be completed within a five-year period
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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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