MS English

Objectives

The key aims and objectives of the MS programme are to:

  • Offer the scholars exposure to specialized courses in their chosen field

  • Inculcate research skills through projects and research-based assignments during the coursework

  • Offer a rich experience of supervised research that ensures an understanding of the different stages and processes involved in research

  • Help the students form a sound basis for higher learning and independent research

  • Prepare the candidates for the more serious and prolonged doctoral studies

SEMESTER WISE COURSE PLAN

Lists of Courses – MS English Linguistics 

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Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Core Courses

1.

RES615

Research Methodology in Linguistics

3

2.

LNX620

Theories of Language Description

3

3.

LNX622

Applied Linguistics

3

4.

LNX651

Issues in Syntax 

3

Elective Courses

1.

LNX631

Multilingualism

3

2.

LNX635

Language, Gender and Identity

3

3.

LNX637

Language and Media

3

4.

LNX639

Language, Power and Ideology

3

5.

LNX40

Critical Discourse Analysis

3

6.

LNX661

English for Specific Purposes

3

7.

LNX668

Second Language Teaching

3

8.

LNX667

Language Assessment

3

Compulsory Research Work

1.

RES700

Thesis

6

Language Proficiency Courses

1.

ENG601

Academic and Research Writing (Non Credit – Additional Course)

0

 

Lists of Courses – MS English Literature 

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Course Code

Course Title

CrH

Core Courses

1.

RES601

Advanced Research and Bibliographic Methods

3

2.

LIT651

Literary Criticism and Theory

3

3.

LIT611

CDA for Literary Studies

3

4.

LIT643

Postcolonial Theory and Literature

3

Elective Courses

1.

LIT621

Modern & Contemporary Poetry

3

2.

LIT623

Diaspora Literature

3

3.

LIT625

20th Century Short Fiction

3

4.

LIT627

Contemporary Novel

3

5.

LIT631

Advanced Stylistics

3

6.

LIT633

‘Literature in Film’ Studies 

3

7.

LIT661

South Asian Literature

3

8.

LIT645

Postmodern Criticism

3

Compulsory Research Work

1.

RES710

Thesis

6

Language Proficiency Courses

1.

ENG601

Academic and Research Writing (Non Credit – Additional Course)

0