MA - English MA - English

MA - English

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Eligibility

Pass in an Undergraduate (Bachelor) Programme of a minimum duration of Three (3) years in any stream from a UGC recognized University.

Candidates who are in the final semester of the Bachelor Programme are also eligible to apply.

Batch Start Date

October 24, 2021

Duration

2 Years

Study Mode

Online

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Why study MA(English)?

Literature is a globally renowned discipline and has managed to stand strong even through the technology revolution. This program is for professionals who intend to broaden their communication skills that are essential to work in a cross-cultural work environment. Mastery of the English language will help you to meet the challenges of modern global society, prepare you to work in multinational companies, educational institutions, BPOs and KPOs, advertising, public relations, theatre, and entertainment. Apart from providing in-depth knowledge of English literature from all over the world, it also improves your verbal and communication skills, research aptitude, writing Skills, and articulating Skills. With content creation becoming all the more important with websites, blogs, and social media, English language skills play a key role here too.

This program develops creative writing skills in a professional capacity, teach effectively, and to articulate effective presentations. It helps to produce relevant and innovative scholarly and critical work and be familiar with research methodologies in the area of English language and linguistics. The program also strengthens the historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture, and modern media which compliment any career path within the larger field of English studies. 

Specialization Highlights

  • Provides an amalgamation of ancient and modern English literature and delves into the vast ocean of literature, including American, British, and Indian literature
  • Learn and understand the historical, political, and cultural contexts of English on an advanced level
  • Focuses significantly on language development, linguistics, and translation
  • Improves writing skills by specializing in Creative Writing, Professional Writing, and Publishing
  • Provides exposure to Literature and Psychology and film studies
  • Builds upon skills and experiences to enhance future employability

Course Matrix *

  • British Literature I
  • American Literature I
  • Indian English Literature
  • Technical and Content Writing
  • The literature of the Diaspora
  • British Literature II
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Translation Studies
  • Indian Literature in Translation
  • Creative Writing and Publishing
  • British Literature III
  • American Literature II
  • Literary Theory I
  • Culture Studies
  • Research Methodology
  • Open Elective Course - Literature and Psychology
  • New Literatures
  • Literary Theory II
  • Popular Fiction
  • Comparative Literature
  • Cross-Functional Elective Course - Film Studies
  • Dissertation / Project

* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

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Fee Plan

We offer Liqui Loans to students
  • Zero Cost EMI
  • No Advance EMI
  • EMI options available for 6,8 and 10 months

Learning Methodology

Program delivery follows the prescribed four Quadrants approach resulting in maximum learner engagement. Each course involves approximately 120 hours of learning.
Two-way live online audio-video lectures
Pre-recorded audio-video lecture available on the Learning Management System (LMS)
Multimedia content
Interactions through the discussion forum on the LMS
Exhaustive e-content/printed material for in-depth reference
Self-study activities including assignments, quiz & MCQs, essay-type questions, case study etc.
Experiential learning methods including individual and group projects, programming exercise, dissertation, MOOCs and various

Two-way live online lectures are scheduled during the weekends. Typically 5 - 8 hours of engagement is planned, the schedule of which is communicated well in advance. Faculty and Subject Matter Experts lead these interactive sessions. A recording of these sessions is hosted on the Learning Management System (LMS) for subsequent reference and practice.

Our LMS platform has been designed to engage and inspire a learner by providing access to all the learning resources including texts, videos, screencasts & lecture recordings; participate in discussion forums; communicate with the faculty and the program team. A leaner has the option to take-up the several quizzes and the MCQs that follow at the end of every unit of the course, track learning progress, submit assignments and much more.

A learner is provided access to an exhaustive tailor-made Self Learning Material (SLM) on the LMS. The SLM will also indicate sources of additional readings and resources available on the internet and on-campus library.

Assessment of performance in all courses is based on two components - Internal Assessment and University Examination conducted online at the end of the Semester.

The Program emphasizes on Experiential Learning that allows learners to apply concepts learnt in the classroom in simulated and real work situations. This is achieved through Simulation Tools, Platforms & Environments

Carefully chosen real-world cases & assignments are both discussed and used as problem-solving exercises during the Program

How to Enroll into the Program?

  • Click here to visit the JAIN Online Enrollment Form. Create your login on the Enrolment Platform by entering your unique Email id and create a password of your choice.
  • Once you have logged in, you will see a screen showing 4 essential steps to be completed to enroll for the Program of your choice. All the necessary documents are to be submitted as part of the Process.
  • At the end of the Enrollment Process 'Pay Fee’ using Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/SBI Collect. Option to submit fee using easy-EMI with 0% interest
  • If you are opting for Financial Aid, please select the Financial Aid option during Enquiry. Our Student Support Managers would reach out to you
  • Please download the Enrollment Form and Receipt. Enrollment Number is to be used for further Communication with the University
  • Our Program Managers would reach out to you for activating your Learning Management System

Career Advancement Services

Our Career Advancement Services Team works tirelessly to Connect our Students with the right Job opportunities. With Years of Experience in Training, Networking and Human Resource skills, the team finds exciting and challenging Job Opportunities for our students in companies of repute through a structured framework

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Frequently Asked Questions

Designed as per the University Grants Commission (UGC) Regulations, 2020, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)’s Online Degree Programmes are recognized at par with on-campus programmes Degrees are widely accepted Worldwide by governments, corporate organizations, and higher education institutions.

  • Candidates must have a 10 + 2 + 3-year bachelor's degree from a recognized university/institution or an equivalent qualification as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities or other competent bodies, in any discipline.

Live Online Classes are Scheduled on the Weekends for 7 to 8 Hours. Self-Learning Materials in the form of Video and PDF formats are available on the Learning Management System.

Examinations are conducted through Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode. The exam pattern comprises of internal and external assessments. The weightage is as follows: Internal(assignments) 30% and External (Semester examination) 70%. Section A- Subjective, Section B- Case Studies and Section C- MCQs

The minimum passing criteria is 5.5 SGPA(Semester Grade Point Average) and 6 CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average.

Yes, We offer placement assistance with JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Connect To Careers Virtual Job Fair and on Connect To Careers e-Portal, a Digital Platform that can help you expand your job search by allowing you to meet multiple recruiting organizations looking for interns and employees.