MA in English

Master of Arts (MA) in English at SWSC is a two-year (four semesters) program with affiliation to Tribhuvan University. The course aims to blend the humanistic value of education with critical thinking in diverse fields of human knowledge. The program offers different courses like History of English literature, Trauma studies, and Academic Writing. The course allows students a considerable degree of choice in choosing different areas of study such as language, literature, culture, and rhetoric. The syllabus aims at developing students’ creative, critical, and communicative skills that they need in their academic as well as professional life.

Scope and Career Outcomes

Pursuing and completing an MA in English is a pleasurable and rigorous journey of learning humanities. With extensive reading and writing of the scholarly texts in English, the students develop the skills to interpret, analyze and synthesize ideas for academic and other purposes. After the completion of MA in English, the students can go for further studies, such as M. Phil., Ph.D. Likewise, they can run a research program or lead any organization independently. An MA scholar is never job-free if he or she wishes to do something at home or abroad. After graduation, the graduates can work as Literary Scholar/ Critic, Independent Literary writer, Public Relation Officer (human resource management), News writer/reader in electronic and print media houses/websites, Editor or proofreader in publishing houses, Interpreter/translator in NGOs and INGOs , Content writer and many more.

Reasons to Study MA English at SWSC

  • Highly qualified and experienced faculty
  • Library with a wide range of electronic resources
  • Regular publication of journals and articles in Southwestern Newsletter and Southwestern Education Hub magazine
  • Subject-wise presentation and project work
  • Workshops and training on Creative Writing