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శ్రీ పద్మావతి మహిళా విశ్వవిద్యాలయం
(Women's University, Tirupati-517502)
Andhra Pradesh, India
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     Given the increasing importance of the English Language in the contemporary world, success in any profession is achieved to a large extent by one’s proficiency in the English Language.  The M.A. programme in English is offered by the department with the two-fold objective of honing the literary sensibilities and communicative skills of the students. Language through literature is one of the mottos of the department.  As teaching is the most preferred career option of the  students, the course is executed with special accent on English Language Teaching.  The Mini Research Project in the IV Semester attempts to  develop research aptitude and the programme as a whole is designed in such a  way that students are equipped to pursue any career of their choice.
Programme Name
Regular Seats
Payment Seats
M.A. English
2 Years
(4 Semesters)
Eligibility                  :  Any Graduate with 45% marks in Special English / in General English.
Programme Content
   Structure of Modern English- I & II; Elizabethan Age; Seventeenth  Century Literature; Eighteenth Century Literature; Romantic Age; Shakespeare; Victorian Age; Modern Age I & II; American Literature I  & II; Indian Writing In English; Commonwealth Literature I &  II; Contemporary Women's Writing; Literary Criticism; Indian Writing In  English Translation;  (Any one of the following Optional Papers) Communicative English,Translation Studies,Modern Classic in Translation,Ancient Classics in Translation,Mini Research Project.
External Electives:
1) English for Communication
Research Programmes
The Department is actively involved in the Research Programmes on  various thrust areas. The following Research Programmes are offered by  the Department on Full-time and Part-time basis by following the UGC  guidelines.
Research Programmes
Areas of Research
M.Phil and Ph.D.
Key Areas of Research
  • English Language Teaching
  • American Literature
  • British  Literature
  • Commonwealth Literature
  • Indian writing in English &  Translation  
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