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MA in English Language and Literature

Unicaf University
Master's degree
Online / Distance
Larnaca
English
Anytime

Program description

Master of Arts in English Language and Literature

The Programme has been developed to provide students with an outstanding postgraduate experience in the field of English Language and Literature. MA English Language and Literature offers a varied and distinctive range of areas of study, including contemporary literary studies, critical and cultural theory, gender, memory, trauma, and postcolonial studies. It provides students with a range of transferable skills to meet the requirements of the professional workplace and prepares them for further study at PhD level.

The MA in English Language and Literature focuses on narratives in relation to their literary andcultural contexts. Students will study a number of different works by a variety of authors, written in a range of historical periods. The degree combines literary theory, reading comprehension and critique, language and philology. It allows students to develop advanced written skills, analytical abilities and an understanding of how to compose a successful narrative. These skills prepare graduates for employment in a range of fields and create a strong foundation for further academic pursuits.

Program content

The objectives of the programme are to:

  • demonstrate advanced skills in critical engagement with the historical and theoretical frameworks;
  • recognize the artistry and utility of the English language through the study of literature;
  • conduct research focusing on literary and cultural texts of different historical periods, cultural contexts, and genres;
  • demonstrate intellectual flexibility, creativity, and cultural literacy in formulating cohesive and persuasive arguments;
  • illustrate an appropriate level of expertise in literary history, literary theory, and rhetoric theory;
  • employ effectively the language of the discipline;
  • demonstrate knowledge of literary terms, major periods, authors, genres and theories.

Scholarships & funding

The UNICAF Scholarship Programme was founded to offer gifted, underprivileged students the opportunity to further their education, by earning internationally recognised qualifications, at low cost, through online study, or through blended learning (only available for Unicaf University programmes).

Each scholarship application is examined and decided upon, depending on the qualifications and the financial situation of the applicant. Eligible students are awarded a percentage of scholarship. Enquire for more details.

Qualification

Master of Arts.

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About this institute

Unicaf University

Unicaf University

Unicaf University is a pan-African university licensed in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It also operates Learning Centres in 9 other countries. Unicaf University is also accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education as an Independent Higher...


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Why study at Unicaf University

The Unicaf University campuses offer students the opportunity to earn high quality qualifications at a very low cost. Unicaf University aims to offer students the chance to boost their knowledge and personal skills, advance their careers and build the lives they are dreaming of.

For the last two decades Unicaf’s associate institutions have been offering general scholarships to eligible international students. Graduates were able to make a significant contribution to their home countries at the highest level.

Contact info

Unicaf University

Old International Airport
7130 Larnaca
Cyprus

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