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MA Master of Arts English


This Programme is approved by University Grants Commission.

The Masters in English Programme at Garden City University focuses on varied aspects of literature concentrating on topics as diverse as Global Literature, Gender Studies, Women’s Writings, Cultural Studies, Disability Literature and so on. The two year programme has exclusive courses designed for understanding the relevance and importance of Indian Literature in English and how Indian Literature is a sensation in the global literary platform. The programme has been planned in such a way that equal emphasis is given on classroom lectures and the joy of learning that include practical and job-oriented electives, compulsory minor and major projects, publishing research papers and mandatory internships. The objective behind each of the courses in the programme is to make sure that an individual opting for a MA programme in English not just studies literature but experiences it as a whole. The programme will also make sure that a student is made to think critically yet scientifically while analyzing a text in question. With innovative teaching methodologies and international standard of syllabus there is always a well maintained dialogic pattern in classroom communication. At the end of the programme every student will be assisted for placement opportunities.

Course Structure

Semester I

  • CC1- Classical European Literature
  • CC2- Modern European Literature
  • CC3- Literary Criticism
  • CC4- Poetry & Drama
  • AECC- Communication in 21st Century workplace
  • SEC 1: Research Methodology & Publication
  • SEC 2: Creative Writing
  • DSE 1: American Literature /African Literature
  • GE: Offered by other departments

Semester II

  • CC1: Indian Literature in English
  • CC2: Women’s Writings
  • CC3: Literary Theory
  • CC4: Fiction & Short story
  • SEC3: ELT
  • SEC4: Minor Project
  • DSE2: Translation Studies/Literature & Cinema
  • DSE3: Post-modern Literature/ Post-Colonial Literature
  • GE 2: Offered by other departments

Semester III

  • CC1: New Literature
  • CC2: Gender Studies
  • CC3: Literature in English Translation
  • CC4: Introduction to Linguistics and Phonetics
  • SEC5: English for Media
  • SEC6: Advanced writing and Interview skills
  • DSE4: Partition Literature / Literatures of Indian Diaspora
  • DSE5: Digital Humanities/Indigenous Literature

Semester IV

  • DSE6: Popular Literature/ Children’s literature
  • DSE7:Performance Literature/Psychology & Literature

Fee structure for the Academic year 2020-21

Programmes Course Duration Fee Per year
MA English 2 years 85000

First year Second year
$ 2400 $ 2400
TRIPLE SHARING - - - 85000 -
DOUBLE SHARING 95000 110000 120000 95000 95000
SINGLE SHARING 135000 155000 165000 135000 135000
SINGLE WITH AC & REFRIDGERATOR - 180000 190000 - 180000

For further information mail to admissions@gardencity.university

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Application status Open

Duration Two years

Study mode Full-time

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Entry Requirements

Graduates who have secured 40% in the aggregate of all subjects and 50% marks in the cognate subject in the qualifying University examinations are eligible.

Candidates with B.A., B.Sc. or B.Com Degree are eligible provided they have scored 55% marks in the Language concerned in the degree course.

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