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Literature in English

Michigan State University

12 months
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27792 USD/year
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About

Graduate study in the Department of Literature in English at Michigan State University leads to the Master of Arts or the Doctor of Philosophy degree. Each degree represents a different level of understanding, focus, and skill in such related areas as literary theory and history, the study of literature within historical contexts, and the study of literary authors, genres, and movements.

Overview

Students in the Master of Arts degree concentrate on the study of Literature in English; this course of study is designed to develop the skills associated with literary scholarship and criticism, as well as literary and cultural theory, thus serving persons who wish to continue beyond the master’s degree and those who wish to deepen their understanding of the critical and creative processes associated with the study of literature while pursuing or preparing for careers in other fields.

Learning outcomes

The graduate program in English at Michigan State University educates students for successful careers in English Studies, particularly as active scholars in institutions of higher learning. The M.A. degree provides advanced general training in English literature, theory, and criticism. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Studies
  • Literary Critcism and Theory
  • Topics in Comparative Literature
  • Seminar in 19th-Century British Literature
  • Seminar in 18th-Century British Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

To be considered for admission to the Master of Arts degree program in literature in English, an applicant must:

  • Have the results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test forwarded to the department.
  • Submit to the department a writing sample that reflects aptitude for critical and scholarly writing.

To be admitted to the program on regular status, an applicant must have:

  • A baccalaureate degree in English or a related field.
  • Completed a minimum of 20 semester credits in English courses, exclusive of freshman composition, with a grade–point average of at least 3.50.
  • Completed two years of study in a foreign language at the college level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27792 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    27792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27792 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14144 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for East Lansing

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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