Specialization in English Literature and Linguistics

 

TheMPhil in English Languageis a two year programme which isdesigned for those students who intend to learn and expand their understanding about English language and literature. The programme offers an opportunity for the specialization in English Literature and Linguistics andwould facilitate students for their future doctoral research in either disciplines.

 

The first yearis the course work which the divided into two semesters. In each semester students are expected to go through rigorous study, write term papers and meet up to the literary standards set by their teachers.In Literature the students are provided an opportunity to studyin depththe relation between Literature and culture including authors, philosophy, history and theoretical and philosophical questions. In the meanwhile, in Linguistics topics on Morphology and Syntax, Pragmatics, Semantics, Sociolinguistics and Stylisticsenlighten students about the structural and practical usage of English Language. All course work will be completed by the end of the second term

 

The second year of the MPhil programme is assessed via the submission of a dissertation/ research paper of approximately 30,0000 words which often forms the basis of doctoral research. Students who fail to submit their research papers in the prescribed time will have to repeat the coursework or otherwise will be dropped from the programme altogether.

 

Course Facts

Study Level Study Mode Course Length Credit Hours Intake Start Date

Fee Structure for

First Semester

Post-graduate Full Time 2 Years (4 Semesters) 33 Spring & Fall 15-Aug-2017 60,226

Entry To MS/MPhil English Linguistics/ Literature

Eligibility Criteria Seats Admission Criteria Age Limit Discount Start Date Apply Now
MA English or BS Hons 40

Qualification: 60%

Interview: 40%
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Program Structure

SEMESTER WISE WORKLOAD FOR STUDENTS.

  • Duration of MPhil in English program is two years and the semester-wise workload of the program is given below.
  • Four courses are selected per semester.
  • In the third and fourth semester, the students will work on their thesis.

 

 

Core Courses

Elective Courses

Semester I

2

2

Semester II

2

2

Semester III

 

Theses work and its defense

Semester IV

Course Contents of the Program

MPhil in English program offers specialization in two areas of English; Linguistics and Literature. The content for both the specializations of MPhil in English are given below:

 

  1. Courses for Specialization in English Linguistics

1.1 Core Courses      

                                                                       

Sr. No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

1

Research Methods

3

2

Morphology and Syntax

3

3

Applied Linguistics

3

4

Semantics and Pragmatics

3

                       

1.2Elective Courses for Specialization in English Linguistics

 

Any four of these courses will be chosen according to the students’ research interests.

                                                                                                                       

Sr. No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

1

Theories of Language Description

3

2

Phonetic & Phonology

3

3

Sociolinguistics with a focus on Bilingualism

3

4

Language Assessment

3

5

Translation Studies

3

6

Stylistics

3

7

Critical Discourse Analysis

3

8

Cross Cultural Communication

3

 

 

2.Courses for Specialization in English Literature

2.1 Core Courses      

 

Sr. No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

1

Research Methods

3

2

Elizabethan and Restoration Drama

3

3

Literary Theory

3

4

Modern and Contemporary Poetry

3

 

2.2 Elective Courses for Specialization in English Literature

Any four of these courses will be chosen according to the students’ research interests.

Sr. No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

1

American Literature

3

2

Literature Around the World

3

3

Post Colonial Literature

3

4

Critical Discourse Analysis

3

5

Modern Drama

3

6

Modern Novel

3            

7

Women Fiction

3

8

Stylistics

3