M.A. (English)

Post Graduate Programmes

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Program Code 11103

Course Overview

  • Campus
  • Lucknow
  • Institute
  • Amity School of Languages, Lucknow
  • University
  • Amity University Uttar Pradesh
  • Program Code
  • 11103
  • Eligibility
  • B.A. in English

  • Duration
  • 2 years
  • 1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.42
  • 1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • Fee Structure
  • Program Educational Objectives
  • Program Learning Outcomes
1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.42
  • Students shall demonstrate knowledge of literature in relation to trends, issues and concepts of British, American and Post Colonial Literatures
  • Students shall investigate texts and identify issues and themes in literary texts
  • Students shall be able to access primary and secondary resources through digital sources.
  • Students shall thematically explore literary texts by applying different approaches e.g. romanticism, feminism, colonialism and structuralism etc.
  • Students shall be able to speak and write critically in response to literary texts.
  • Students shall be able to exhibit analytical thinking, reasoning skills and also demonstrate attitudes of integrity, tolerance and leadership skills.
  • Students shall be able to read literary texts from different critical standpoints.
  • Students shall be equipped with professional knowledge and behavioural skills to face personal, professional and social issues throughout their life.
  • Students shall acquire professional skills for publishing, teaching, advertising and human resources.
  • Students shall be able to demonstrate understanding of Literatures in English originating in different parts of the world.
  • • Knowledge of trends, techniques, issues and themes in a wide range of world literatures • Grasp of ideologies, literary theories, and critical studies in literary studies • Knowledge of linguistic, literary and social contexts in which literary text is produced • Possess a body of knowledge relevant to their fields of study, and a firm grasp of the principles, practices, and boundaries of their discipline • Develop the ability to produce new knowledge and understanding through inquiry, critique and synthesis •
  • • Develop the ability to be inquiring scholars and instil in them a lifelong passion and flair for learning • Ability to investigate research problems; handle research tools and apply research methodology • Ability to acquire and evaluate new knowledge through independent research • Capability to identify, define, investigate, and solve problems • Capacity to think independently, analytically and creatively • Exercising critical judgement and critical thinking to create new modes of understanding
  • • Adept in using appropriate media, tools and methodologies to locate, access and use information • Ability to critically evaluate the sources, values, validity and currency of information • Develop the capability to recognise pertinent information needs; • Proficiency in using information in critical and creative thinking.
  • • Capability to understand the aesthetic sense of life and art and the ways in which society is reflected in literature • Becoming informed and open-minded about social, cultural and linguistic diversity in India and the world • Grasping the responsibility and developing awareness that knowledge is not value free.
  • • Proficiency in English and foreign language and skills of communication in different contexts • Recognise the importance of continuing to develop sensitivity to the power of language • Expertise in encapsulating ideas and academic work in appropriate and coherent presentation
  • • Careers in research, teaching, publishing, advertising, human resources and soft-skills training in public and private organizations. • English Literature as a subject in Civil service Examinations including administrative services, police services, diplomatic services, revenue services etc. • Can develop into a self-employed Writer • Maintain a high standard of professional and ethical behavior and sustained intellectual interest and pursuit of knowledge.
  • • Self-disciplined and refined person of integrity with leadership qualities and high sense of teamwork • Analyze the importance of intellectual curiosity and seek constant intellectual and professional development • Create an ambience for growth and progress in mutually conducive and collaborative contexts

Course Structure

  • 1st Year

Semester 1

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama (PG) Core Courses 4 1 0 0 5.00 View
English Literature From Medieval Period to 17th Century (PG) Core Courses 4 1 0 0 5.00 View
Greek and Latin Literature in Translation (PG) Core Courses 4 1 0 0 5.00 View
Restoration and Augustan Prose and Poetry (PG) Core Courses 4 1 0 0 5.00 View

Semester 2

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Drama From Restoration to Victorian Age (PG) Core Courses 4 1 0 0 5.00 View
18th and 19th Century Novels (PG) Core Courses 4 1 0 0 5.00 View
Preparing for Placement (Transition From Campus to Corporate) (PG) Industry Specific Courses 1 0 0 0 1.00 View
Approaches to Film Studies (PG) Employability & Skill Enhancement Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Literary Theory (PG) Core Courses 5 1 0 0 6.00 View