M. A. in English is offered by Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri campus.
The innovative MA – English Language & Literature offers a comprehensive study of English literature. This program opens up great opportunities for further studies as well as employment, by first giving students an impeccable command of the English language, and then including job-oriented electives like English Language Teaching, Film Studies, Creative Writing, Translation Studies and Women’s literature. A high-point of the M.A. Programme is the research project that encourages individual initiative and self-study. Emerging areas of learning with an array of specialized electives make for an M.A. programme that is a mix of the conventional and the contemporary.
With an eye on the practical needs of the present day demands of the world, and expectations of parents and corporates, framing the curriculum and updating it is a continuous process. This is done in consultation with experts in the field, keeping in mind the paradigm shifts from the mere ‘exercise’ of writing to ‘communicative and interactive English writing’.