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Master of Arts (English)

M.A in English
Program code: 041
Course code : 4101
Course Commencement : June 2020

The qualification required to apply for the program is a minimum of 50% marks in the respective bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Students who are pursuing final year bachelor’s program are also eligible to apply.

Study Campus

School of Humanities & Social Sciences
#1/1-1, Atria Towers, Palace Road
Bengaluru – 560001

Admissions Office

JGI Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
P+ 91 7337613222

M.A English is a 2-year post graduate program at Jain (Deemed-to-be University). The course fosters creative thinking, speaking, and writing skills in the student that not only expands their linguistic knowledge base but also prepares them for the industry. The job opportunities for an English post graduate holder is ample in nature. One can opt for a career in publishing, journalism, research, content writing, editing, law, and teaching. Employers value skills such as the ability to think critically, write persuasively, and solve problems creatively and a master’s degree in English develops these strengths in the students’ making it a sought after program for their career.

  • Innovative and Learning Practice

    Jain (Deemed-to-be University) places importance on quality and value when it comes to academics and is committed to providing students with knowledge and skills that are in demand, besides opening opportunities to learn wide variety of new concepts and skills.

  • Supportive Environment (Infrastructure)

    Well–equipped digital classrooms, e-library, and state-of the-art-infrastructure are offered to create a unique academic ambience. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) has a multi-disciplinary approach to provide cutting edge quality education to students and enhance discipline, integrity, and the ability to think innovatively. The University aims to create future leaders, who can be the driving force in the society.

  • Career Development Opportunities

    At Jain (Deemed-to-be University), students can build academic networks through seminars, conferences, and internships that bring endless opportunities to create great career paths.

  • Further Study Guidelines

    Postgraduate programs at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) offer a strong basic foundation for further studies encourage your passion to pursue further research in the respective areas.

Course Highlights
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of English Literature
  • Understand the various ways of writing (Diasporic writing), textual analysis, and interpretation
  • Develop a professional command over the language through our efficient and experienced faculty
  • Learn about literature from a global perspective ranging from European, American to Australian
  • Workshops, seminars, projects, internal tests, and assignments are conducted from time to time
I Semester
  • British Literature till 1800: History and texts
  • British Literature after 1800: History and texts
  • Indian Writing in English
  • Textual Analysis and Interpretation
  • European Literature
II Semester
  • Early American Literature
  • Post 1945 British Literature
  • Indian Writing II: Dalit Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • World Literature
III Semester
  • Post-Colonial Literature and theory
  • American Literature - II
  • Critical Theories - I
  • Australian Literature - I
  • Elective 1 Linguistics - I
  • Elective 2 Gender and Literature - I
IV Semester
  • Indigenous Literature of North America, Australia, and New Zealand
  • Diasporic Literature
  • Critical Theories - II
  • Visual Narratives
  • Elective 1 Linguistic - I
  • Elective 2 Gender and Literature - II

Jain (Deemed-to-be University) makes sure that learning is not just limited to having command over the language, but that the course brings out the best in students. The program is designed in a manner that prepares students to go beyond traditional career options. Career opportunities for post graduates in English are wide open in areas such as digital copywriter, editorial position, public relations officer, academic consultant, social media manager, journalist, foreign language educator for English, and research analysts.