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Programs Offered

The department of English currently offers 3 programmes:

  • 5 Year Integrated M.A English Language and Literature
  • M.A English Language and Literature
  • Doctoral Programme in English

5 Year Integrated M.A English Language and Literature

  • 10 Semesters
  • Core Courses: 45
  • Humanities and General Studies ( like Environmental Sciences, Open Electives, Languages, Amrita Value Programmes, Cultural Education etc.)
  • Electives: 6 out 12
  • Total Courses: 55
  • Total credits for the entire program: 215
  • Exit option at the end of 6th semester: 146 credits
  • Project (6 credits) for exit option students
  • Dissertation 10 credits

Thrust areas

  • British literature: 16th - 20th C
  • American Literature: 19th – 20th C
  • Canadian Literature
  • Spiritual Literature
  • Indian English Literature
  • Phonetics & Phonology
  • Linguistics
  • History of literature & language
    Representative writers from all ages of English literature of 450 years incorporated
  • Interdisciplinary: includes Culture, Computer, Life skills, Soft skills, Environmental studies & second languages