MEGOL : Master of Arts(English)

Programme Type DEGREE
Mode Online Mode
School School of Humanities
Duration 2 Years
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization English
Description

The aim of the Master’s  Degree  in  English  (MEG)  Programme  is  to  give  the  learners  a  sound  understanding of English and American literatures and also other new areas  in literature  such  as,  Canadian,  Australian  and Indian English. The learners would develop an understanding of English and other literatures of their choice in their proper historio-critical perspectives. A good knowledge of reading, comprehension and writing skills would be a prerequisite for this programme. It will also allow the learners to specialize in areas of their choice given the modular nature of the programme.

In order to complete the MA Programme a learner may opt for course(s) from any module along with two compulsory courses which will have to be opted for in the First Year. However, if for any reason a student is unable to/not interested in completing the MA Programme, s/he may exit with a PG Diploma in English after completing 32 credit worth of course.  

Eligibility

Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognized University

Fee Structure

Rs. 13,600/- for full programme to be paid year wise @Rs. 6800/- per year. Registration fee of Rs.200/- is payable along with the first year fee.

Programme Coordinator Prof. Malati Mathur, malatimathur@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29572793

Course Details


Course Code

Title of the Course

Credits

I Year

 Compulsory Course

MEG 05

Literary Criticism and Theory

8

II Year

 

 

 Compulsory Course

MEG 04

Aspects of Language

8

     OR

MEG 15

Comparative Literature

8

 Optional Courses

 MODULE 1: BRITISH LITERATURE

MEG 01

British Poetry

8

MEG 02

British Drama

8

MEG 03

British Novel

8

 MODULE 2: NEW LITERATURE IN ENGLISH

 Optional Courses (Choose any three)

MEG 08

New Literatures in English

8

MEG 09

Australian Literature

8

MEG 12

A Survey Course in 20th Century Canadian Literature

8

MEG 19

Australian Novel

8

 MODULE 3: WRITINGS FROM THE MARGINS

MEG 13

Writing from the Margins

8

MEG 14

Contemporary Indian Literature in English Translation

8

MEG 16

Indian Folk Literature

8

 MODULE 4: WRITINGS FROM INDIA

MEG 7

Indian English Literature

8

MEG 10

English Studies in India

8

MEG 14

Contemporary Indian Literature in English Translation

8

 MODULE 5: AMERICAN LITERATURE

 Optional Courses (Choose any three)

MEG 6

American Literature

8

MEG 11

American Novel

8

MEG 17

American Drama l

8

MEG 18

American Poetry

8

 MODULE 6: THE NOVEL

MEG 3

British Novel

8

MEG 11

American Novel

8

MEG 19

Australian Novel

8

Total Credits

64

School Details

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