English Literature, M.A. | Bharathiar University | Coimbatore, India
24 months
375 USD/year
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After the successful completion of the English Literature MA programme offered at Bharathiar University, students are expected to interpret the relevant social, historical, and artistic contexts of prescribed literary works and to decode the complex literatures in the most comprehensive ways.


The Department faculty comprises seven members. The Head of the Department is an Associate Professor and there are six Assistant Professors. The faculty specialization is from diverse areas of Language and Literary Studies including ELT,ICT, Indian Writing in English, Creative Writing, Cognitive Studies, Digital Humanities, World Literature, Academic Writing and Soft Skills. 

Program Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the M. A. English Literature program from the Bharathiar University:
  • To interpret the relevant social, historical, and artistic contexts of prescribed literary works
  • To decode and interpret the complex literatures in the most comprehensive ways
  • To comprehend and connect between the language theories, literary methods and instructional practices (teaching and learning)
  • To illustrate MLA style in formatting text and citing sources
  • To devise rhetorical and grammatical conventions in all written assignments
  • To write and proof read content for the books, journals, blog and social media outlets
  • To critically evaluate the contributions and limitations of key thinkers, philosophers and writers
  • To critically review books, blogs, articles, movies and other literatures
  • To demonstrate proficiency in conceptualization of phonetic, syntactic, and semantic aspects of language
  • To sensitize towards the issues of gender and equality in language and literary studies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chaucer and the Elizabethan Age
  • The Neo-Classical Age
  • The Romantic Age and The Victorian Age
  • Lingo–Literary
  • Studies through Contemporary Films
  • Language and Linguistics
  • American Literature
  • Indian Literature in English

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Pass in B.A. English / any UG Degree with 4 Papers of Part II English.
  • Registration fee of Rs.400/- for each application should be paid through Net Banking/Debit/Credit cards/ NEFT.
  • Registration for SC/ST candidates is Rs.200/- for each application ( Photo copy of the Community certificate be enclosed)
  • The Online application form shall be completed in all aspects.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National tuition fee: INR2,640/semester ($33)

Living costs for Coimbatore

18295 - 24970 INR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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