Master of Arts in English

A graduate degree program that provides advanced study in literature, language, and writing. The program is designed for students who want to deepen their understanding and appreciation of literary works and develop their skills in critical analysis, research, and writing.

Program Educational Objectives

Three to five years after graduating from the Master of Arts in English program, the graduates should have acquired the following:

  1. Demonstrate exceptional comptencies and skills to contribute to the enrichment of language and literature;
  2. Exhibit a strong sense of professionalism in dealing with others in the social milleu;
  3. Display good ledership in the exercise of their work;
  4. Undertake and utilize related research to advance language proficiency and literary skills;
  5. Advocate the appreciation and enjoyment of literary heritage through outreach and extension activities; and
  6. Exhibit a strong desire for continuing professional and personal growth.

Program Outcomes

A Master of Arts in English graduate should be able to:

  1. practice advanced and scientific knowledge and skills in their specialized, interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary field of expertise
  2. conduct individual, and/or collaborative research with a peer/fellow student/group
  3. assumes responsibility to engage oneself to life-long learning that necessitates individual or collaborative effort with the interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary experts
  4. apply related skills in research, professional, or creative works in one’s expertise.