Literature (English), M.A. | Old Dominion University | Norfolk, United States
12 months
1394 USD/credit 41820 USD/year
1394 USD/credit 41820 USD/year
571 USD/credit 17130 USD/year
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This Literature (English) MA program from Old Dominion University, which offers a comprehensive grounding in literary and cultural studies and critical theory, prepares students for careers in community college and four-year university teaching, public media, and a variety of jobs in the public sphere. It also prepares students for advanced literary and cultural studies at the Ph.D. level. 


What makes Literature at ODU unique?

The Literature (English) MA program from Old Dominion University offers learning opportunities in education, environmental sustainability, indigenous studies, ethnic and gender diversity and other skills that will prepare students for a diverse range of employment and leadership positions.


  • Human Resources Specialists
  • Editors
  • English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
  • Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Romantic Movement in Britain
  • Victorian Literature
  • American Travel Literature
  • Native American Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Postcolonial Literature and Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Equivalent U.S. Bachelor's Degree.
  • Application and $50 fee.
  • All prior Secondary/High School or College/University. transcripts along with Diploma or Leaving Certificate.
  • Demonstrated English Language Proficiency.
  • Financial Documentation (seeking F/J visas only).
  • Passport identification.
  • Essay/Personal Statement/Resume.
  • Letters of Recommendation.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    41820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 571 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 USD /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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