Academics

Coimbatore campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham offers B. A. (Bachelor of Arts) English Language and Literature. 

The programme offered at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

  • Provides a deep insight into the world of literatures and enables the student to critically appreciate the major literary works
  • Introduces the student to the political, social, cultural, economical and intellectual background of the various periods in literary history, thereby enabling him/her  to acquire an understanding of life
  • Helps to strengthen the linguistic capabilities of the student through theory and practical sessions.
  • Includes electives that helps the student to identify his/her area of specialization

Why Literature Programme @ Amrita?

  • To gain a sound theoretical knowledge both in Literature and allied fields
  • To prepare  for UGC – NET examinations
  • To take up research in current topics
  • To take up faculty positions in universities
  • To help aspiring journalists and critics
  • To gain a multicultural exposure
  • To thrive and learn in a competitive environment

Job Opportunities for Literature students

  1. Media and Journalism
  2. Publishing industry
  3. Teaching & research
  4. Advertising & Marketing
  5. HR/ Administration jobs in public and private sector
  6. Hospitality industry
  7. Translators
  8. Technical Writers
  9. Content Developers
  10. Civil Services

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Curriculum

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ENG101 Communicative English 0 2 3 A
  Language Paper I 1 0 2 2  
18ELL101 History of English Literature: The Pre-Chaucerian to the Jacobean 0 0 4  
18ELL102 English Poetry: The Chaucerian to the Jacobean 0 0 4  
18ELL103 English Prose: The Elizabethan to the Augustan 0 0 4  
18CSA104 Introduction to Computing 0 2 2 D
18CUL101 Cultural Education I  0 0 2 F
  Total       21  

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ENG121 Professional Communication 1 0 2 2 A
  Language Paper II 1 0 2 2  
18ELL111 History of English Literature: The Augustan to The Victorian 4 0 0 4  
18ELL112 English Poetry: The Augustan to the Victorian 4 0 0 4  
18ELL113 English Prose: The Romantic to The Modern 4 0 0 4  
18ELL114 Indian Writing in English: I 3 0 0 3  
18CUL111 Cultural Education II 2 0 0 2 F
  Total       21  

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ENG201 Communicative English (Advanced) 2 0 4 4  
18ELL201 History of English Literature: The Late Victorian to The Modern 4 0 0 4  
18ELL202 American Literature 4 0 0 4  
18ELL203 Life Writing-I 4 0 0 4  
18ELL204 English Fiction: Victorian 4 0 0 4 E
18SSK201 Life Skills I 1 0 2 2 G
18AVP201 Amrita Value Programme I 1 0 0 1 F
  Total       23  

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ELL211 History of English Language 4 0 0 4  
18ELL212 Shakespeare 4 0 0 4  
18ELL213 Canadian Literature 4 0 0 4 C
18ENV300 Environmental Science and Sustainability 3 0 0 3 H
  Elective A 3 0 0 3  
  Open Elective A* 3 0 0 3 J
18SSK211 Life Skills II 1 0 2 2 G
18AVP211 Amrita Value Programme II 1 0 0 1 F
  Total       24  

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ELL301 Elements of Literary Criticism 4 0 0 4 A
18ELL302 English Poetry: Modern 4 0 0 4 B
18ELL303 English Drama: Elizabethan to Victorian 4 0 0 4  
18ELL304 Spiritual Literature 4 0 0 4  
18ELL305 Phonetics and Grammar 4 0 0 4  
  Elective B 3 0 0 3  
18ELL390 Open Elective B* / Live-in-Lab.@ 3 0 0 3 J
18SSK301 Life Skills III 1 0 2 2 G
  Total       28  

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ELL311 Methodology of Literary Studies and Humanities 4 0 0 4  
18ELL312 Indian Writing In English-II 4 0 0 4  
18ELL313 English Fiction: Modern 4 0 0 4  
18ELL314 English Drama: Modern 4 0 0 4  
18ELL315 Indian Aesthetics 3 0 0 3  
18ELL316 Life Writing II 4 0 0 4  
  Total       23  

Total Credits for the Entire Programme: 141

 

Electives

ELECTIVES A & B (any two)

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ELL231 Creative Writing in English 3 0 0 3  
18ELL232 Journalism and Mass Media 3 0 0 3  
18ELL233 Teaching English for Indian Students 3 0 0 3  
18ELL234 Technical and Professional English Writing 3 0 0 3  

LANGUAGE - Paper I

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18HIN101 Hindi I 1 0 2 2  
18KAN101 Kannada I 1 0 2 2  
18MAL101 Malayalam I 1 0 2 2  
18SAN101 Sanskrit I 1 0 2 2  

LANGUAGE - Paper II

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18HIN111 Hindi II 1 0 2 2  
18KAN111 Kannada II 1 0 2 2  
18MAL111 Malayalam II 1 0 2 2  
18SAN111 Sanskrit II 1 0 2 2  

 

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Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Campuses: 
Coimbatore