Academics - English Dept.

Amrita offers five year integrated program M. A. in English. This stream has been designed for students with sensitivity for literary and linguistic analyses. It provides an understanding of literatures in English from around the world with special emphasis on current debates in literary theory, lesser-known literatures and the importance of an interdisciplinary approach. It aims to introduce students to language, literary and cultural studies, with an emphasis on critical reading skills that would stand a student in good stead whatever she/he may eventually do in life. Starting with introductory courses in the basics of language and literature, the stream covers the masters of English literary tradition, as well as major writers from other tradition and different kinds of literature in English in different periods of its history.

This 5 year integrated program helps designing a bright career in the fields of academics ,editing journalism and language training. The program also provides an opportunity for our students and faculty to be in close and constant touch with those of the Engineering, Sciences and Management departments.