M.A in English

M.A in English

The MA English literature course offered by Swami Vivekananda University, which is one of the best MA English colleges in West Bengal, is a postgraduate program that delves deeper into the study of English language, literature, and related fields. The Masters in English Literature course is a two-year postgraduate program divided into four semesters. The course curriculum includes advanced study of various aspects of English literature, literary theory, literary criticism, linguistics, and research methodology. Students have the option to specialize in specific areas such as British Literature, American Literature, Postcolonial Literature, or Literary Theory. You may find more MA English course details below.

Programme Overview

The course places significant emphasis on research, with students undertaking independent research projects, and writing dissertations.

Students actively engage in seminars and workshops conducted by renowned scholars and experts in the field of English studies.

Students are encouraged to explore interdisciplinary approaches by integrating other disciplines such as history, philosophy, sociology, or cultural studies into their research and analysis.

The course opens up opportunities for students to gain teaching experience as teaching assistants or guest lecturers for undergraduate courses.

The M.A. in English degree equips students for various career paths, including academia, publishing, writing, editing, content development, journalism, advertising, and communication.

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Course Eligibility

Student must have completed a bachelor’s degree in English or an equivalent course

The bachelor’s degree should be from a recognized university.

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Some of the top job choices for an M.A. In English student right after university include that of an editor or assistant editor, journalist, academic writer as well as other professions that are corollary to the writing industry, including proof reader or web content writer. If candidates have the relevant skills, they can also choose to become SEO analysts with a content development agency or company. Additionally, candidates can go for further studies and become a Research Scholar or Fellow. Students can also go for an MBA degree and get Public Relations at the corporate level.

There are several options that a M.A. In English student can go for if they want to work in the private sector. For instance, they can apply for a trainee position initially as corporate managers, communication HRs among others. They can also work in any capacity in media companies and entertainment agencies at a beginners level, before moving on to higher posts. Students can also choose to work with BPO and KPO firms if they so want.

Some of the top recruiters for M.A. In English students include professional companies like Deloitte, TCS, Infosys, IBM, MSL Group and Weber Shandwick. Apart from these, other banking companies will be happy to take on someone with some knowledge of finance. Even if not, students with capable communication skills can go for any company that wants to hire HR executives and PR managers.

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