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MA English: Course Details, Eligibility and Admission 2023

MA English is a 2 years programme at Brainware University. The applicants will find all admission relevant information on this page including programme overview, syllabus outline, career options, as well as learning benefits. Details concerning course, eligibility and admission criteria are provided as well.

Programme Overview

MA English: Programme Overview

  • The MA in English offered by the School of English and Literary Studies is a carefully designed curriculum that aims to groom our students in the domain of professional application of the language. This involves copywriting, digital content writing, script writing, business communication to mention some of the areas. Students are provided with intensive pre-placement training and 360-degree placement support by the course-end.
Syllabus (Outline)

MA English: Syllabus (Outline)

The MA in English syllabus will cover the following scopes of the syllabus.

  • Renaissance and Jacobean
  • Shakespeare - Inside and Outside Europe
  • Romanticism and its Reception
  • Literature of 20th Century
  • Indian Writing in English
  • Non-British Literature
  • Literature in Digital Age
  • Literature of Displacement and Diaspora
  • Nonsense Literature
  • Science Fiction
  • Graphic Narrative
  • Indian Literature in English Translation
  • Literature and Other Arts
  • Literature of Resistance in India
Salient Features

MA English: Salient Features

Brainware University being one of the top best colleges in kolkata, offers a MA (Hons) English. Students will experience the following learning benefits.

  • Language lab to enhance communication skills
  • Professional training in digital content creation
  • Masterclasses with reputed authors and creative artists
  • VAC in German and Spanish
  • Curriculum aligned with WBCS, UPSC syllabus


Why should you pursue a Master's degree at the department of English and Literary Studies at Brainware University?

Boasting a world-class faculty, sprawling campus, interdisciplinary courses and industry-attuned pedagogy, this degree will help you pursue the career of your dreams and broaden your horizons.

What will I learn during this time?

Containing core courses which address the development of literary cultures across time and space, soft-skill enhancement and communication courses which help you get job-ready and a variety of value-added subjects which allow you to mould your own path – the programme offers a holistic grounding in the field of the humanities.

What careers can I pursue after completing this course?

Our young and growing Master’s programme shall equip you with the skills necessary to work in publishing, print and electronic media, content-creation, advertising, teaching, technical writing and much more!

Can I pursue a research path after completing this course?

Yes! Our Master’s programme shall provide you with the critical thinking skill, academic grounding and technical writing skills necessary to pursue a career in academia.

Eligibility Criteria

MA English: Programmes, Duration, Fees and Eligibility Criteria

Programmes Duration Fees(INR) Eligibility Criteria
MA in English 2 years 79,800 40% in 3 years Graduation (any stream)
Career Options

MA English: Career Options

The english postgraduates can explore from the below career opportunities

  • Academician
  • Public Relations & Advertising
  • Media Services
  • Marketing and Strategic Communication
  • English Language and Literature Researchers
  • Editorial and Content Development
  • Language Experts
  • Journalism
  • Publishing careers
  • Bloggers
Admission Procedure

MA English: Admission Procedure

MA in English applicants at Brainware University will be guided by our experienced admission counselors: For Live Counselling - Call Us : 7044447723

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