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M.A. In English

It is a two year course with four semesters. The syllabus is a combination of literature and language as well as skill-based papers on English Language Teaching and Research Methodology.

The course structure is as follows

UNIVERSITY OF PUNE
Revised Course Structure for Post-Graduate Courses in English

 

M.A. English (Part - I) (w.e.f. June 2008)
Semester One

Core Papers
  • Paper – 1.1 : English Literature from 1550-1832 (I)
  • Paper – 1.2 : English literature from 1832 to 1980 (I)
  • Paper – 1.3 : English Language Today (I)
  • Paper – 1.4 : Contemporary Critical Theory (I)

 

Semester Two

Core Papers
  • Paper – 2.1 : English Literature from 1550-1832 (II)
  • Paper – 2.2 : English literature from 1832 to 1980 (II)
  • Paper – 2.3 : English Language Today (II)
  • Paper – 2.4 : Contemporary Critical Theory (II)

 

M.A. English (Part - II) (w.e.f. June 2009)
Semester Three

Core Papers
  • Paper – 3.1 : Doing Research (I)
  • Paper – 3.2 : English Language and Literature Teaching (I)

Optional Papers

(Any two of the following)
  • Paper – 3.3 : Drama
  • Paper – 3.4 : Fiction
  • Paper – 3.5 : Poetry
  • Paper – 3.6 : Linguistics and Stylistics
  • Paper – 3.7 : Pragmatics
  • Paper – 3.8 : Multi-Cultural Discourse in Immigrant Fiction

 

Semester Four

Core Papers
  • Paper – 4.1 : Doing Research (II)
  • Paper – 4.2 : English Language and Literature Teaching (II)

Optional Papers

(The optional papers will remain the same, i.e., as chosen in semester three)
  • Paper – 4.3 : Drama
  • Paper – 4.4 : Fiction
  • Paper – 4.5 : Poetry
  • Paper – 4.6 : Linguistics and Stylistics
  • Paper – 4.7 : Pragmatics
  • Paper – 4.8 : Multi-Cultural Discourse in Immigrant Fiction