About MA English


English is one of the most fundamental languages, which has a universal significance across the world, and is used as the most acceptable medium of communication and literature. The Faculty of Arts, offers a two-year masters degree program in English, which endeavours to impart within the students the relevant knowledge and specialisation in English language and literature. The curriculum is uniquely designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of not only the methods and manners of communicating in the English but also in regards to the various principles of literary writings which are related to the language. The Faculty of Arts is equipped with an elite league of faculties and experts in English, who shape and guide students in the understanding of the concepts and elements of english. The teaching methodology is practical oriented, through an exposure to debate, group discussion, public speaking, and essay writing, which shape the perspective of the students and provide an in-depth understanding of the English language. As a way of making the learning process more relatable and understandable for the students the Faculty of Arts is equipped with a state of art language laboratory, which makes use of advanced digital systems, which allows students to fully engage and learn the various aspects of the language. Students who develop a mastery of the English language have a wide pool of career opportunities which allows them to participate in both academic and corporate circles. Beyond focusing on the academic elements, the program goes on to focus on the personal developmental aspects and communication abilities of each student, in preparation for their career.

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MA EnglishProgram Outcomes


Why Study MA English

The English language stands as one of the most predominantly spoken language in the world, it maintains a position of great significance within all the spheres of life and sectors of the industry. Therefore students who get to pursue this program gain the ability to actively participate in various industries. The program goes on to develop the communicative abilities of the students, allowing them to be both eloquent and persuasive in their manner of speech.
Literature Specialist

Literature Specialist

An ability to understand various literature dynamics and deliver relevant writings and the principles behind their formulation.

Content Writer

An ability to work and adapt to various cultural and literary dynamics and geographic landscapes while dealing with content and information from various cultural backgrounds.

Content Writer
Public Relations Specialist

Public Relations Specialist

An ability to develop effective interview skills, logical and analytical precepts in the context of various subjects and topics.

Academician

An ability to develop counselling skills, interpersonal abilities and communication skills which are required for the smooth navigation of the industry.

Academician
Social Media Manager

Social Media Manager

An ability to acquire mannerism and ethics which are essential for the field and the effective conduct of the regulations.

Duration: 3 years (Semester System)


affiliation

Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

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Eligibility Criteria

A candidate to be eligible for admission to M.A. programme should have passed in the Bachelor Degree Examination conducted by any recognized University.

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Mode of Admission

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Faculties Offering

English, Mass Communication and Journalism, Political Science, Psychology, Economics

MA English feesFees

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MA English

₹ 40,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

MA English CurriculumCurriculum

Gender Studies

World Literature

Study of Language

Phonetics and Phonology

English for Telephoning and Customer Care

English for Negotiation Skills

French -

French ±

German

German ±

Principles and Basic Concept of English

Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching

Language Teaching

Teaching Reading and Writing Skills

Teaching Listening and Speaking Skills

Teaching Language Through Literature

English for Specific Purposes

Teaching Novels and Novellas

Research Methodology

English for Business

Teaching Fiction and Non-fiction  

English for Tourism and Socialisation

 

 

Popular Literature

Life Enrichment

Psychology ±Related to education

English for Legal Professionals

English for Marketing

Psychology ±Related to learning / observation / counselling

French ±

French -

German -

German ±

Reasoning ±

Reasoning - 2

Course Design and Material Production

Fundamental Considerations in Language Testing

Literature, Language and Media

Technical Communication

Critical Thinking for Language Studies

Academic Writing

Language Development with Web Tools

Classroom Management

Teaching Poetry

Teaching Drama

Communication in Paramedical and Pharmacy

English for Art, Design and Multimedia

 

MA English Curriculum Practical Resources


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Language Laboratory

The faculty of arts focuses in the overall development and one of the major skills required in this field is the ability of students to adapt to various social dynamics of the students

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Computer Lab

The computer lab provides students hands on experience in various software with high speed internet access. Students get aware of the basics of computer

MA English CurriculumActivities


Visit to Radio City Station

The students of Mass Communication department, Faculty of Arts, Parul University visited Radio City station, Old Padra Road, Vadodara on 27th February 2018 to get an exposure to the basics of radio broadcast and operations of a private FM with Assistant Professor Akansha Kumar and Dr. Pallavi Dubey from the Mass Communication and Sociology department respectively. We are thankful to Atik Khan, the programming director of Radio City for hosting the students and explaining them the important aspects of a radio station and RJ Jahnvi, popular Radio Jockey of Radio City who gave some important tips to students.

Workshop on “Visual Communication”

A workshop on Visual Communication for students of Mass Communication department, Faculty of Arts was conducted by Rajeet Shah and Karan Bhatt of Dreamvoxmedia on 21 st February 2018. The workshop was divided into two parts: (a) Technical: It offered students with basics of a digital single lens reflex camera and the different kinds of angle and frame size to use for a scene or picture enhancement; (b) Creative: It dealt with writing of a concept, script, climax and screenplay.

National Youth Day Celebration

On the occasion of 156th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Faculty of Commerce jointly with Faculty of Arts organised 'National Youth Day Celebration' on 12th January, 2019. Mr. Animesh Bhatt, a renowned TEDx Speaker graced the event as the Chief Guest.The inaugural event was attended by around 350 people comprising of participants, students, faculty members, judges etc.As a part of the celebration, competitions like Elocution, Quiz (on the theme of Swami Vivekananda) and Debate were organised for the students.The theme of the event 'Arise, Awake and don't stop until the goal is reached' was indeed justified by the young participants and made it a successful event.

Expert Session by Mr. Parvez Shaikh, CEO, Purple Crayon Advertising

An expert Session was organized under the Entrepreneurship Development Cell and Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, the session focused on how to be an entrepreneur and having your own advertising agency. It was a very interactive, fun and informative session by Mr. Parvez Shaikh, the CEO of Purple Crayon Advertising. The students were absorbed in his presentation about his passion of being an entrepreneur. The session focused on what it takes to be an entrepreneur, difference between entrepreneurship and start-ups, necessities and challenges faced, what success would mean and making a mark in the advertising industry.

Expert Lecture on Importance of foreign language- French and Enriching Student’s Vocabulary

On the 27th March 2017, an expert talk was held for French Language for Arts, B.Com, and M.Com students. The expert talk was very well organized by Faculty of Arts. Ms. Parul Talegaonkar gave a wonderful and very motivating session for an hour. Ms. Parul began with introduction that took a few minutes. She mentioned what we will be learning throughout the lecture and undoubtly was able to keep her word.

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