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Brandeis University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
53500 USD/year
53500 USD/year
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About

Brandeis University's graduate programs in English at Brandeis University offer training in the interpretation and evaluation of literary texts in their historical and cultural contexts.

Overview

By pursuing an M.A. in English at Brandeis University, you will sharpen your analytical skills, develop an advanced writing style, and improve your close-reading ability. Our program prepares students for high-level careers in teaching, law, business, publishing, writing, and administration. Teachers with master's degrees often earn higher salaries than those with only bachelor's degrees. In Massachusetts, earning an M.A. is one of the requirements for moving from an initial license to a professional license. The M.A. also serves as excellent preparation for a Ph.D. program.

Learning outcomes

The English department offers a Joint Master of Arts program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies that integrates the study of women's experiences and gender roles with the English course of study. This joint program may be a terminal degree or may be earned as part of the Ph.D. program. The joint M.A. is for full-time students only.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Approaches to Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Performing the Early Modern Self
  • Reading the Black Transnation
  • Naturalism between Realism and Modernism
  • Proseminar
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Hell: The Poetry
  • Second Language Writing Instruction
  • Fictions of Liberty

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized test scores or a graded analytical paper
  • English Proficiency
  • A letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    53500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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