M.A English

The MA English program is a post-graduate program which is divided into four semesters across 2 years.  The program taught at GITAM focuses on providing a complete education in consonance with GITAM’s vision and mission. The program equips students with knowledge, employability skills and a multidisciplinary point of view.

The program has been designed in such a way that it meets the requirements of the students who wish to pursue research as well as academic careers. The curriculum also takes into consideration the requirements of aspirants for civil services, NET and other Indian competitive examinations.

Scope of M.A. English

The program has been designed to help students develop their critical faculties and communication skills to excel in academic and work environments. It also helps the students to gain deeper knowledge of literature, language, literary theory and research methodology.

The programme focuses on developing the ability to prepare, organize and deliver content in a different format such as speech and writing for academic and professional use. The programme not only makes effective communicators but also teaches how to interpret human emotions through literary representations.

Graduates get exposed to multiple literary texts across genres. In addition, the critical and theoretical approaches help them to get employment at organisations in various lucrative profiles in public or private sector domains.

Career Options for M.A. English

After completing the program, the students can pursue higher education by enrolling in MPhil or PhD. They can also start working directly after the programme.

Students who enroll in the M.A. English programmes have a plethora of career opportunities. The options include:

  • Linguistic Expert and Translation Services
  • Publication Houses
  • Media and Event Management
  • Language and Literary Research Enterprises
  • PR and Advertising
  • Marketing and Strategic Communication
  • Proof-reader
  • Translator
  • Blogger
  • Content Developer

Programme offered at

  • GITAM School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Visakhapatnam Campus
  • GITAM School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hyderabad campus

Duration of the Programme

  • 2 Years

Check Eligibility

  • Graduation in any stream with minimum 60% marks and proficiency in English


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Curriculum and Syllabus