• 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.

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

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

List of Electives:

Sl. No.

Course Title

1

The Elizabethan Era (1558–1603)

2

Readings from 19th Century Literature

3

Modern Literary Theory and Poems

4

Modernism and Postmodernism

5

Humanism and Literature

6

Language Acquisition versus language learning

7

Language in Effective Communication

8

English in Media and Advertising 

9

English in Management and Technical Studies

10

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
(1832-1900)
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

YEAR-II

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