24 months
24 EUR/year
12 EUR/year
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The syllabus of the M.A. in English at Alagappa University has been designed in such a way that it caters to the language needs and requirements of learners, who will gain  comprehensive knowledge of world literature created in English.


Literature is a study of way of life of a nation and it delves deep into the socio, political, religious and cultural climates of the nation. The discipline of English Literature is concerned with the traditions, conventions and practices of English speaking classes not just in England and America but across the world.

In today’s globalised world, English has emerged as the language of opportunity and prosperity. Hence, study of English Language and Literature has become far more important than ever before. The effective uses of English Language and in depth knowledge of Literature help ensure a bright and prosperous career for the learners.

Students at Alagappa University will learn about British and American Literature, as well as English Literature produced in other parts of the world such as Africa, Australia, Canada and Asian countries.

Programme outcomes

On successful completion of the programme:

  • Students acquire the knowledge of socio, political and religious conditions of England and America and the rest of the world. They also become capable of analysing literary works in relation to society, politics and history.
  • Students possess comprehensive knowledge of world literature.
  • Learners attain the ability to delve deep into literary works and analyse them.
  • They have the comprehension about the inseparable relationship between society and literature.
  • They emerge as poets, short story writers and essayists and verbalise their original and creative ides through their writings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • British Literature
  • Indian English Literature
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Shakespeare
  • Literary Criticism
  • World Classics in English Translation
  • Translation Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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90 alternative credits


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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.

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Other requirements

General requirements

B.A English Literature

Original Certificates:

  • Cumulative Statement of Marks / Grade Certificates
  • Provisional Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate of the qualifying degree
  • Community Certificate and Medical Fitness Certificate for verification and return except T.C. and Medical Fitness Certificate)

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    12 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • tuition fee: ₹1000
  • first year fee: ₹4500
  • foreign students: double the tuition fee plus other fee as applicable


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