MSIS/MA On Campus

Information Studies and English

36 months
18740 USD/year
18740 USD/year
9888 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Information Studies and English MSIS/MA at University of Texas at Austin provides students an opportunity to gain skills that will qualify them to work as information specialists in important cultural repositories including archives, museums, libraries, together with a high level of specialized research competency that will serve them in careers as information professionals or academics.


Students at the Information Studies and English MSIS/MA dual degree offered at University of Texas at Austin come with professional ambitions in information organization, digital humanities, database design, usability, information policy, preservation, and the cultural status of information and communication technologies.

Areas with particularly strong thematic and methodological overlap with the iSchool include:

  • Bibliography and Textual Criticism
  • Digital Literacies and Literatures
  • Popular Culture and Cultural Studies
  • Rhetoric
  • Women, Gender, and Literature

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Humanities
  • Methods of Research
  • Perspectives on Information
  • Literature and Film
  • American Literature 
  • World Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


66 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • ApplyTexas Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Transcripts: Transcripts written in a language other than English must be accompanied by an official translation
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores
  • Writing Sample: Your Writing Sample should be between 15 and 25 pages double spaced. This document should demonstrate your readiness and aptitude for graduate study, in particular your ability to recognize and to effectively state research-worthy problems.
  • Statement of Purpose: Your Statement of Purpose should be 1 to 2 pages single-spaced. The purpose of this essay is to give the faculty a clear idea of a) why you want to pursue a career in this field including; b) what topics in the field of Information Studies and English interest you; c) how you have prepared yourself for graduate study in Information Studies and English; d) why you want to pursue your graduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume/CV

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9370 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    18740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9370 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • In-State

    9888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4944 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Austin

1243 - 2304 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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