M.Phil English Literature

M.Phil English Literature

The M.Phil in English Literature at Kinnaird is a 2 year course designed particularly for students wishing to take up literature as a research oriented discipline with an intensive focus on literary texts in their historical and intellectual contexts, as seen in both generic and chronological perspectives. The course is cumulative and self contained, and involves rigorous research work leading to a dissertation on a topic that interests the student.

Admission Requirement

  • 04 years BA/B.Sc. (Hons) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 OR 60% marks in Masters after 02 years BA/ B.Sc. The applicants should have done their Graduation/Masters in English Literature.
  • All candidates must appear for KC Graduate Assessment Test.
  • Only short listed candidates will be called for the Interview.

Road Map:

Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Classical Drama 3
2 Major British Poetry 3
3 Major South Asian Literature 3
4 Major Literary Theory 3
Total 12
Semester II
1 Major Existentialist Literature 3
2 Major Research Methodology 3
3 Major Modern Drama 3
4 Major Feminist Literature 3
Total 12
Semester III
1 Major Irish Literature 3
2 Major Popular Fiction: Introducing The Genre Game 3
Total 6
Semester IV
1 Major Thesis 6
Total 6
Total Degree Credit Hours 36

Research Thesis:

An M.Phil candidate who has completed her course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 must present and pass the oral proposal defense examination before she is allowed to carry out her Masters research. On passing the thesis proposal defense the student must carry out a research study which is described in a thesis. She must successfully defend the completed work in an oral examination involving a presentation and question answer session in the presence of an external examiner.

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