M.A English

M.A English

An MA English Literature degree prepares you for opportunities in diverse industries. With excellent writing and communication skills, an MA in English Literature can be recruited for a variety of job roles.  Studying MA English Literature can help you inculcate the skills that are essential for today’s global and competitive environment: where analytic, creative and critical reasoning skills are the most advantageous.

Careers for an English Literature post Graduate

  • v Lecturer
  • v Anchor
  • v Writer
  • v Public Relations
  • v Copywriter
  • v Social Service


By the end of the programme students:

v critically interact with works from different contexts: social, political, economic, historical and national as subjects conscious of their own socio-historic specificity and thus their level of critical thinking is enhanced.

v become thorough with reading works with theoretical basis

v Students become capable of interpreting and exploring relationships from the points of view of different people.

v become inspired by fiction, open up their minds and stimulate the sympathetic/empathic imagination by allowing them to see the world          through other’s eyes as well to foster intercultural dialogue

v approach and appreciate Indian literature in English and explore its uniqueness and its place among the literatures in English.

v get sensitized with the critical tools used in the reading of literature

v form an idea of the complex nature of literary studies and how they are entangled with other aspects of the social body.

v gain perceptive insights into the socio-political dynamics, the structuring points of view, the dominant ideology, hegemony, the                        prevailing common sense and communal underpinnings that mediate the writing, production, reception and survival of a work.

v learn literary terms and the various streams in literary criticism, to make them aware of the inter-disciplinary nature of contemporary              criticism and to develop in students, skills for literary criticism.

v inculcate a literary, aesthetic and critical awareness of diverse cultures and literary creations and thus to arrive at a broader vision of               the world.

v come to know about the evolution of the Feminist movement and to familiarize them with the various issues addressed by Feminism

v become sensitized to issues like marginalization and subjugation of women

v develop sensible response to great classics in translation and fine tune analytical skills with a view to achieving a broad, wholesome               vision of life.