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Master of Arts (MA) – English

APU > Law, Education & Social Science > Master of Arts (MA) – English
2 Years
Full Time
Part Time

Develop the tools needed to achieve your personal and professional goals through MA in English Program, which is duly approved by UGC.

Master of Arts in English is a two-year postgraduate program that deals with the study of Literature and Language in English across the world. It equips the students with analytical and critical thinking skills to produce original insights in scholarly academic writing and discourse. The program would foster fundamental literary concepts tendencies and trends across periods genre and cultures in English literature literary theory and approaches composition and rhetoric. The subject matter would include topics like Contemporary Poetry Contemporary Drama & Fiction Indian Poetry and Drama Indian English Fiction American Poetry and Drama Literary Theories.

Research is an important aspect of the program that helps students develop their understanding and further their learning. Students learn to consider sources of information and evaluate the nuances of meaning and authenticity of the language and its impact. Topics of study often include in-depth analysis of the origins and etymology of the language as well as its global impact.

We look for applicants who are curious, determined and creative. We take into account special talents or successes that might not appear on a transcript. If this sounds like you, choose APU.

Career Options:

  • Attorney
  • Public Relations
  • Specialist
  • Reporter
  • Advertising Sales Representative
  • Marketing Manager
  • Editor
  • English Translator
  • Writer
  • Librarian
  • Proofreader
  • Communication Specialist

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students
Bachelor Degree in relevant subject from UGC enlisted University or equivalent by AIU

For International Students
The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the prerequisite subjects for admission into the desired program.



Scholarships can help you reach your goal
Apex Professional University nurtures and encourages the curious, determined, and creative minds and strongly believes that money should not be a constraint for such students.  So, the University extends Scholarship and Financial Aid Scheme for the students taking admission at APU. 

Academic Scholarship
APU extends scholarships and financial assistance to meritorious and talented students based on the basis of qualification previous to eligibility qualification. Continuation of the APU Academic Scholarships are designed to encourage and reward consistently meritorious performance through the duration of the program. The Academic Scholarships will be awarded based on CGPA at the end of each year.

Early Decision Scholarship
The amount of Scholarship also depends on the Phase in which the candidate takes Admission in the University. Admissions in APU is done in four Phases. All the Scholarships awarded will be for a specific year only and for subsequent years, it may continue / discontinue based on performance of the student in qualifying year and Scholarship policy applicable from time to time.

External Scholarship
In order to fund your studies, you will need to undertake careful research – the options available to you will differ, depending on your domicile. There are several government scholarships and stipends on offer from UGC, Central and State Governments extending to the APU Students. 

Admission Process

  • Applicants will have to go through the following process:

    • Submission of completed application form with all relevant enclosures and application fee
    • Review of applications and short-listing of candidates
    • Admission decision taken by the Admission Committee
  • The decision to short-list applicants for a personal interview and make a formal offer of admission thereafter will be taken by the Admission Committee. The committee’s decision in this regard is final and binding.

How to Apply

You have done your research and explored your options, and you know that APU is the perfect place for you. Now it is time to take the next step towards a career.