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The MA Programme offers a comprehensive knowledge about English Language and Literature and its interconnections through an integration of conventional and contemporary approaches of study.The Programme has been designed to meet the recent upsurge in liberal arts programmes, which stems from the realization of the immediate need for creating an academic community that has diverse interests and capabilities and a genuine concern for higher ideals of life.

The Programme is on par with the ones offered in all major universities and stands out for its updated and innovative curriculum. This has been specially designed to equip the student with a strong grounding in Literature, Literary theory, English Language studies and to hone her/his skills to think critically. The highly research-oriented Programmeoffers a wide array of electives and grooms the student for a cutting-edge academic career.

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

Information on Department of English & Humanities

Curriculum

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ELL501 Linguistics 4 0 0 4  
18ELL502 English Literature: Chaucer to 19th Century 4 0 0 4  
18ELL503 New Literatures In English 4 0 0 4  
18ELL504 Shakespeare Studies 4 0 0 4  
    Total     16  

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ELL511 Literary Theory-I 4 0 0 4  
18ELL512 English Poetry: 19th Century 4 0 0 4  
18ELL513 Indian Literatures In English Translation 4 0 0 4  
  Elective I 3 0 0 3  
18ELL514 Research Methodology for Language and Literature 3 0 0 3  
  Total       18  

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ELL601 Literary Theory-II 4 0 0 4  
18ELL602 English Poetry: 20th Century 4 0 0 4  
18ELL603 Modern English Drama 4 0 0 4  
  Elective III 3 0 0 3  
  Elective II 3 0 0 3  
  Total       18  

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ELL611 Film Studies 3 0 0 3  
18ELL612 European Fiction 3 0 0 3  
18ELL613 Writing From the Margins 4 0 0 4  
  Elective IV 3 0 0 3  
18ELL696 Dissertation       8  
  18ELL697 Practical course titled ‘Current Affairs and Debate’ 0 0 2 1  
  Total       22  

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr ES
18ELL531 Postcolonial Poetry 3-0-0- 3 3  
18ELL532 Comparative Literature 3-0-0 -3 3  
18ELL533 Cultural Studies 3-0-0-3 3  
18ELL534 Latin American Writing 3-0-0-3 3  
18ELL535 Indian Women Novelists in English 3-0-0- 3 3  
18ELL536 Methods of Teaching English Language 3-0-0-3 3  
18ELL537 Translation Studies 3-0-0-3 3  
18ELL538 Twentieth Century American Literature 3-0- 0- 3 3  
  Total   24  

To be added new elective

Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr ES
16ELL543 Green Literature 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ELL531 Canadian Fiction 3 0 0 3 D/E
16ELL545 Travel Literature 3 0 0 3 D/E
16ELL542 Children’s Literature 3 0 0 3  
  Total   12  

Year-wise Curriculum & Syllabus

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Degree: 
Postgraduate (PG)
School: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Campuses: 
Coimbatore