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English, M.A.

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University rank #571 (QS) , VT,
The English program offered by The University of Vermont provides seminars on topics in British, American, World and Post-Colonial literatures, as well as course in rhetoric and composition and critical theory.


The English program offered by The University of Vermont combines the history of literatures in English, from the Medieval period to the 21st century, with literary theory and cultural criticism. The department also has graduate faculty who specialize in Film and Television Studies, and Rhetoric and Composition.

Why should you pursue an MA in English at The University of Vermont?

  • to improve your writing and analytical skills
  • to improve your credentials for a career teaching high school English
  • to prepare yourself to enter a PhD program in literature or a related discipline

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Shakespeare and Tragedy; with Professor Barnaby
  • Victorian Novel; with Professor Alexander
  • Survery of Literary Theory and Criticism; with Professor Fenton
  • Henry James; with Professor Fogel

                                                    Detailed Programme Facts

                                                    • Programme intensity

                                                      You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                                                      Full-time Part-time
                                                    • Languages
                                                      • English
                                                    • Delivery mode
                                                      On Campus

                                                    English Language Requirements

                                                    • Minimum required score:


                                                      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                                                      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                                                    General Requirements

                                                    The following materials should be submitted with your online application:

                                                    • Contact information for all three people who will provide letters of recommendation 
                                                    • One official transcript from each institution you have attended, including the one you currently attend 
                                                    • Writing Sample (where required)
                                                    • Test Scores (where required)

                                                    Tuition Fee

                                                    • International

                                                      1674 USD/credit
                                                      Tuition Fee
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                                                    • National

                                                      664 USD/credit
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                                                    Living costs for Burlington

                                                    • 1269 - 1890 USD/month
                                                      Living Costs

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