12 months
23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The English degree program offered by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, includes coursework at the graduate level in British and American literature or in composition and language studies. 

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The program

A thesis is optional, but recommended, for the literature emphasis. Work toward this degree is designed to supplement and complete the student’s undergraduate study in the field of English and to familiarize the student with professional standards, methods of research, and modes of thought in the discipline. Possession of the English degree offered by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas , normally leads to advancement in the teaching profession at the secondary school or community college level; to careers in writing, publishing, and editing; or to further study in English at the doctoral level. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Chaucer
  • Shakespeare: Tragedies
  • Shakespeare: Comedies and Histories
  • Milton 
  • Medieval English Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to speak to the applicant's qualifications and potential for graduate study in English;
  • A statement of purpose describing the applicant's areas of interest, reasons for undertaking graduate study in English, relevant experience, and future intellectual and career goals;
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended;
  • Official scores on the Great Record Examination (GRE) General Test; and
  • A writing sample of 10-20 pages demonstrating the ability to write lucidly and to conduct a sustained reading of one or more literary or cultural texts. Samples are typically either essays originally written for upper-division English courses or excerpts from longer works.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23411 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

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


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