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Program Details

Faculty : School of Graduate Studies

Program Name : Master of Arts Programme in English

BGCSE Points(or similar) :


Type : Graduate

No. of Semesters : 2

Description :

 The English Department offers a graduate programme leading to the award of MA in English in one of the following areas of specialisation:

• English Language and Linguistics
• English Literature
• African Literature and Literature of Africans in the Diaspora
• Theatre Studies

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  GRAMMATICAL THEORY Credits : 3
  ADGVANCED PHONOLOGY Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  ISSUES IN PSYCHOLINGUISTIC Credits : 3
  ADVANCED PRAGMATICS Credits : 3
  APPLIED LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE TEACHING Credits : 3
  LEXICOGRAPHIC AND TRANSLATION THEORY Credits : 3
  STYLISTICS Credits : 3
  ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  RESEARCH METHODS Credits : 3
  MODERN ENGLISH STRUCTURE AND USAGE Credits : 3
  ADVANCED MORPHOLOGY IN ENGLISH Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  TOPICS IN SOCIOLINGUISTICS Credits : 3
  ADVANCED DISCOURSE ANALYSIS Credits : 3
  METHODOLOGY IN LEXICOGRAPHY Credits : 3
  LITERARY STYLISTSCS Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.
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