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The University of Texas at Arlington

12 months
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The English course at the University of Texas at Arlington is designed to enable students to learn about, critique, and work in teaching, scholarship, writing, or other fields which value a strong background in language, rhetoric, and the study of culture through texts.

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Overview

The Department of English offers a wide variety of graduate courses to meet the needs of students with a diversity of interests and academic backgrounds who wish to enhance their awareness of their literary and cultural environment by additional formal instruction or to increase their professional competence.

The English program from The University of Texas at Arlington provides a strong grounding in scholarly methods and in theory, making it an ideal preparation for doctoral study in disciplinary or interdisciplinary programs. MA graduates in English pursue careers in journalism, educational administration and services, publishing, and many business fields that demand writing and communication skills. The MA in English is also useful for prospective or experienced teachers who want both to sharpen their ability to teach literature and writing and to advance professionally.

Career

  • Published Writer
  • Teacher at all levels
  • Higher Education Professor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrated Reading/Writing
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Structure of Modern English
  • American Poetry
  • Technical Communication
  • Creative Writing
  • World Literature
  • British Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
153 (verbal)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate work, with a minimum of 3.4 in the English major or upper-level English courses. Applicants who did not major in English should have at least 12 hours of upper-level undergraduate coursework in English. Non-majors who do not meet the upper-level English coursework requirement may still apply, but will likely need to take leveling courses (see below).
  • GRE scores: a minimum of 153 on the verbal scale and 4.5 on analytic writing. We will not consider the math scores. We do not require the English subject test.
  • A writing sample of 10 to 15 pages that demonstrates a sophisticated prose style and the ability to construct complex arguments.
  • Three letters of recommendation that attest to the prospective student’s intellectual and scholarly potential. At least two of these should be from former professors.

Tuition Fee

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    20620 USD/year
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    20620 USD/year
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  • In-State

    10828 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10828 USD per year during 12 months.

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882 - 1634 USD /month
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