M.A. English: What is it about?
The course is a combination of modern and ancient English literature, consisting of three main areas of focus, i.e. Prose, Poetry, and Drama. The course includes literature by not just English writers, but from all over the world, such as Irish, Scottish, Polish, American, and Welsh. Cultural, political and historical contexts of English and linguistics are explored on an advanced level.
It prepares students for teaching and creative English writing. Students also get opportunities to build their career in the field of journalism. Many of our former students who did MA English from Genius Institute Lahore’s platform are serving in various Govt. Departments and NGOs.
M.A. English: Eligibility
Mentioned below is the eligibility criteria required to be fulfilled by the candidates.
- Graduation in English or any other related discipline
- A minimum aggregate score of 60% at the level of graduation
M.A. English: Admission Process
Admission to the course is based on the merit obtained by the candidate at the level of graduation. A few colleges conduct their own entrance written examinations followed by rounds of group discussion and personal interview.
M.A. English: Career Prospects
Upon successful completion of Master of Arts in English, postgraduates may opt for Lecturership (Exams for lectureship, all the State- level qualifying exams), Research in the discipline, M. Phil / Ph. D in the subject and Journalism.
The different areas of employment that can be explored by such postgraduates are:
- Advertising Industry
- Corporate Communications
- Communication Industry
- Instructional Design
- Journalism and Reporting
- Online Tutoring
- Public Relation
- Translation Agencies
Listed here are some of the popular job positions offered to successful postgraduates of the discipline with the corresponding job descriptions and salaries offered.