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English Language and Literature

University of Maryland

24 months
Duration
25590 USD/year
25590 USD/year
11520 USD/year
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About

The MA program in English Language and Literature from University of Maryland provides broad training in literature, language, and theory for a mix of students, ranging from teachers and other professionals in the greater Washington DC/Baltimore metropolitan area, who are well served by the terminal MA, to aspiring scholars who regard the MA as a step toward the PhD. 

Overview

The Department of English offers graduate study leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees; particular strengths of the department include early British literature, especially that of the Renaissance; American literature; literature of the African diaspora;postcolonial and transnational literary studies; digital humanities; feminist theory and gender studies; and composition and rhetoric.

The Department also offers a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing (See listing for Creative Writing).

Most students enrolled in English Language and Literature program at University of Maryland seek employment in higher education, but many also seek non-academic employment in publishing, business and technical writing, administration, and personnel management. To assist with placement, the department has a Placement Director and the university has a Career Development Center.

Facilities and Special Resources

Resources for research in the College Park and Washington, D.C. area are unsurpassed. The university’s libraries hold over 2,000,000 volumes. In addition to the outstanding holdings of the Library of Congress, the area also offers the specialized resources of the Folger Shakespeare Library, Dumbarton Oaks, the National Archives, the Smithsonian Institution, and the National Center for the Study of the Visual Arts among others

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Readings in the History of Rhetoric to 1900
  • Seminar in Composition Theory
  • Readings in Linguistics
  • Technologies of Writing
  • Readings in Digital Studies
  • Topics in Language Study

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
68
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
96

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
68
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
96

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE General required
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation from current or former teachers
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended
  • A single critical writing sample (12-20 pages)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    25590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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