• The ICFAI University,  Tripura

M.A. English Program

M.A. English Program

ICFAI University Tripura offers two years full time M.A. English Program. This degree aims to provide graduates with a wide range of transferable skills, which are important in many career fields. Students will develop the art of thinking independently, able to express clearly in both oral & written form, to summarize and précis, to condense facts, ideas and arguments, to write reports, to present information effectively and to work as part of a team.

Graduates with 45% and above marks in English (40% in case of SC/ST/OBC).

The Program is planned in a semester mode. There will be four semesters spread over two years.

List of Electives:

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Course Title


The Elizabethan Era (1558–1603)


Readings from 19th Century Literature


Modern Literary Theory and Poems


Modernism and Postmodernism


Humanism and Literature


Language Acquisition versus language learning


Language in Effective Communication


English in Media and Advertising 


English in Management and Technical Studies


Linguistic & Rhetorical Approaches to Writing

Program Structure
The Program comprises of 20 (twenty) courses spread in 4 semesters. Each semester has 5 courses including 2 Elective courses each in semester III and IV.

Semester-I Semester-II
YEAR-I Literature and Social History: Medieval to the Renaissance (1500-1603) Romantic Theory & Criticism (1798-1832)
Literature of the Late Renaissance (1603-1660) Victorian Literature
Historical Perspective of Language Phonetics and Spoken English
Linguistics and Structure of Modern English AND Stylistics Morphology and Semantics
Language, Society and Culture Sociolinguistics
Semester-III Semester-IV


American Literature Colonial and Post-colonial Studies
Indian Writing in English and in English Translation European Classics
Pragmatics, Discourse and Text Research Methods in Language and Communication
Elective – I Elective - III
Elective – II Elective - IV