MASTER OF ARTS IN ENGLISH

COURSE DURATION: 2 YEARS
TOTAL SEMESTER: 4
SEMESTER PER YEAR: 2 SEMESTERS

COURSE OVERVIEW

The purpose of the M. A. course in English, under the semester system (CBCS), is to offer the postgraduate student of English Literature both basic and specialized training at an advanced level. It is qualitatively different from B. A. English (Honours) course, in that, assumes that the student has already made a commitment to higher learning, and is training either for an academic career, or for one that will utilize expertise in area studies.

SEMESTER I COURSE STRUCTURE: 3 CORE COURSES + 1 DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC ELECTIVE + OPTIONAL ELECTIVE

SEMESTER I

Sl. No.

Semester

Course

Course Type

Credit

Subject

Title of the Paper

Maximum Marks

Semester I

CC I

Core Course (from the Subject)

5

English Paper I English Literature: Text and Context (1485-1660)

100

CC II

Core Course (from the Subject)

5

English Paper II English Literature: Text and Context (1660-1760)

100

CC III

Core Course (from the Subject)

5

English Paper II English Literature: Text and Context (1760-1830)

100

DSEC

Discipline Specific Elective Course

5

Allied Subjects of same Discipline
Paper I (Gender Studies/ South Asian Studies/ Middle-Eastern Studies/ Diaspora Studies Etc.)
Introduction to ELT 1

100

OEC

Optional Elective (from other Departments)

4

Arts Subject Paper I
(Management/ Linguistics/ Development Studies, Mass Communication, Education Etc.)
Business Communication

100

 

 

 

Total Credits

24

Total Papers in 1st Semester

5

Total:  500

ABBREVIATIONS USED

  • Subject Category
  • Core Course: CC
  • Elective Course
  • Discipline Specific Elective Course: DSEC (Discipline Centric Elective Course: DCEC)
        • Open Elective Course: OEC
        • Skill Enhancement Elective Courses: SEEC (Ability Enhancement Elective Course)
  • Dissertation/ Project & Viva
  • Grand Viva
  • Course Code Recognition

Subject Course Type Numerical Identification: English Masters Core Course Numerical Identification
Ex.: ENMC001