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M.Phil English Literature

M.Phil English Literature

The M.Phil in English Literature at Kinnaird is a 2 year course designed particularly for students wishing to take up literature as a research oriented discipline with an intensive focus on literary texts in their historical and intellectual contexts, as seen in both generic and chronological perspectives. The course is cumulative and self-contained, and involves rigorous research work leading to a dissertation on a topic that interests the student.

Admission Requirments

  • 04 years BA/B.Sc. (Hons) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 OR 60% marks in Masters after 02 years BA/ B.Sc. The applicants should have done their Graduation/Masters in English Literature.
  • All candidates must appear for KC Graduate Assessment Test.
  • Only short listed candidates will be called for the Interview.

Road Map

Year 1 - Semester 1
CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
XXX XXXCore Course – I3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – II3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – III3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – IV3 (3-0)
Year 1 - Semester 2
CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
XXX XXXElective – I3 (3-0)
XXX XXXElective – II3 (3-0)
XXX XXXElective – III3 (3-0)
XXX XXXElective – IV3 (3-0)
Year 2 - Semester 3 & 4
Code Course/Requirement Credit Hours
XXX XXX Thesis 6
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MAEL 161 Classical Drama 3 (3-0)
MAEL 163 Literary Theory 3 (3-0)
MAEL 123 Research Methodology 3 (3-0)
RES 700 South Asian Literature 3 (3-0)
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MAEL 171 Existentialist Literature 3 (3-0)
MAEL 173 Modern Drama 3 (3-0)
MAEL 179 Irish Literature 3 (3-0)
MAEL 191 Chinese/ German Literature 3 (3-0)
MAEL 192 Non Narrative Fiction 3 (3-0)
MAEL 164 A Feminist Literature 3 (3-0)

Research Thesis

An M.Phil candidate who has completed her course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 must present and pass the oral proposal defense examination before she is allowed to carry out her Masters research. On passing the thesis proposal defense the student must carry out a research study which is described in a thesis. She must successfully defend the completed work in an oral examination involving a presentation and question answer session in the presence of an external examiner.