English Literatures, M.A. | San Francisco State University | San Francisco, United States
12 months
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8956 USD/year
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About

The English Literatures MA program offered at San Francisco State University prides itself on its intellectual rigor, diversity of subjects and approaches, and commitment to excellence in teaching. Students in the program have the flexibility to design and personalize their master’s program to meet their diverse interests and provide opportunities for professionalization in the field.

Overview

The English Literatures MA program offered at San Francisco State University serves the needs of those whose goal is teaching in junior or community colleges or private high schools, pursuing a Ph.D., or advancing skills and knowledge in reading and writing about literature. Our graduates work as teachers in high schools and community colleges; enter the field of publishing; write for journals, magazines, and online publications; earn PhDs; enter law school; start their own businesses; and work for non-profits, foundations, and government agencies.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to produce well-supported and clearly articulated literary arguments that demonstrate their expertise in a historical field.
  • Students will be able to produce well-supported and clearly articulated literary arguments that draw on appropriate theoretical paradigms.
  • Students will be able to present their work orally in various academic contexts.
  • Students will be able to select, analyze, interpret, and evaluate a range of printed and electronic primary and secondary literary and literary-cultural source materials and integrate them into their own writing, using proper citation methods.
  • Students will be able to engage in meaningful dialogue with critical debates in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medieval English Literature
  • The Romantic Movement
  • Studies in Victorian Literature
  • 20th Century English Literature
  • Southern African Literature in English
  • Contemporary American Short Fiction

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • University “Cal State Apply” application
  • Department application for MA: English Literatures (available from the English Department website)
  • A statement of purpose, detailing the applicant’s intellectual interests, the basis of his or her engagement in the field, and professional goals
  • An academic writing sample
  • Transcripts from each college or university attended
  • Two or more academic letters of recommendation 

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
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Funding

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