Master's degree in English provides opportunities for a career in multiple industries, including publishing, advertising, marketing, education and media.

There are abundant career options  for the individuals having good command of English knowledge in academics, content writing and editing work.

Duration: 2 years

Eligibility:

Graduation (any stream) preferably with English as Elective in B.A.

Selection Procedure:

Merit and Interview

Syllabus

Programme Outcome

Curriculum

  • I Semester

    Modern English Usage and Grammar
    Chaucer to Elizabethans
    Metaphysical to Milton
    Augustans and Neo-Classical Writers
  • II Semester

    Pre- Romantics and Romantics
    Phonetics and Spoken English
    Literary Criticism
    Victorian Literature
  • III Semester

    Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
    American Literature
    World Literature
    Modern British Literature
  • IV Semester

    Stylisites, Discourse Analysis and Pragmatics
    Indian English Literature
    Modern British Literature
    Critical Theory
    Dissertation (followed by Viva Voce)

 

Career Prospects

Career Prospects

There are numerous career prospects as experts of literature and language (s) such as :

  • Students can be employed as language trainers, Soft- Skill trainers, Voice & Accent trainers apart from regular teaching assignment at schools, colleges and universities
  • Students who have good skills in writing can be employed as campaign managers, speech writers and other positions that require the sophisticated use of written and spoken English
  • Students can be employed by various institutions to teach English for all kinds of competitive exams
  • Content development and ITES firms also recruit English post graduates
  • Some of the fields where students with a degree in English can look for careers are: Copywriter, Editor,/ Sub- Editors, and Freelance Writer
  • Students of English literature can also find jobs as independent literary critics
  • Writing for print or online publications
  • Media reporters in private sectors
  • Companies that print out Magazines and journals