Literature, M.A. | University of California, Santa Cruz | Santa Cruz, United States
12 months
Duration
15102 USD/year
15102 USD/year
14178 USD/year
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About

Literature from University of California, Santa Cruz is intended for students whose aim is to proceed to a Ph.D. program at another institution and who elect to qualify for the M.A. degree.

Overview

Literature from University of California, Santa Cruz  aims to develop students ability to teach courses (usually completed through pedagogy course and teaching assistantships). and define teaching field(s) through coursework. 

Graduates with Literature from University of California, Santa Cruz will be able to:

  • Develop familiarity with major approaches to literary interpretation 
  • Gain exposure to historical, transnational and translational approaches to literary study 
  • Develop and complete written research projects 
  • Acquire familiarity with the job market and an ability to participate in intellectual and professional activities 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pedagogy
  • Individual Authors: John Milton
  • Cultural Studies: Transcultural Poetics
  • Writing Studio: Vectors, Space, and the Self
  • Studies in Literary and Cultural History: Paperwork
  • Methods and Materials: Creative Non-Fiction
  • Topics in Theory: Theory of the Novel
  • Studies in Literary and Cultural History: Contested Boundaries: Rereading Contemporary Poetic Controversies
  • Studies in Literary and Cultural History: Topics of the Medieval and Renaissance through the Movies 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts
  • Supplemental Materials
  • Recommendations 
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation are required, up to 5 may be submitted. 
  • ​Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
  • Writing Sample: Please provide a writing sample between 10-20 pages in length. Though the sample need not be in Literature, it should demonstrate relevant skills in writing, critical thinking, and textual analysis.
  • A Statement of purpose is required:  Please describe your plans for graduate study or research and for your future occupation or profession. Include any information that may aid the selection committee in evaluating your preparation and qualifications for graduate study at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Recommended length is a concise 2-4 pages.
  • A Personal History Statement is also required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15102 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15102 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15102 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14178 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14178 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Santa Cruz

1710 - 2560 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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