Masters of Arts (English): This Programme runs under C.B.C. System. It carries 100 credits. The students are offered 16 courses as Core Courses and 10 courses as Elective Courses from which they are supposed to choose any four courses.
Courses offered under CBCS to other students: Two courses are offered to the students of all the P.G. Departments of Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar Universityto earn additional credits and to enhance their ‘Communicative Competence’, where as to the students of other Departments (i.e. Gujarati, Hindi and Sanskrit), all the Core and Elective courses are offered to get an exposure to the World Literature and Literary Critical Theories.
Research Based Course: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in English Literature, American Literature, Indian Writing in English, Post Colonial Studies, Translation Studies, Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature, ELT and Use of Technology in Teaching English Language and Literature.
Cambridge ESOL – SCOPE Course: This course runs in collaboration with SCOPE (Govt. of Gujarat Initiative) and Cambridge – English for the Speakers of Other Languages. It is short term course of 60 to 90 hours of learning. The Course runs on Blended Learning mode and resources of Digital Language Laboratory is utilized for the same.
The students have passed Gujarat State Level Eligibility Test for Lectureship.
One of the students has been awarded Full Bright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Programme (FLTA) scholarship.
The students are recruited as Teachers, Assistant Prof. and Associate Prof. in various educational institutes of India.
The faculties have contributed to academic research by publishing books and research articles in national and international publications.
The students have passed GPSC and other competitive exams for administration and academic recruitments.
The students have presented research papers in national & international conference and conducted workshops at various colleges on Language Skills and Communicative Competence.
The students have participated and won prizes in Post Graduate Paper Reading Contest (M.S. University, Baroda), youth and cultural events (Saptdhara Swarnim Gujarat & Yuva Mahotsava) Sports and other academic events.
All students have their personalized learning websites and educational blogs.
The study material is shared through VLE-Moodle.
Online tests are conducted through VLE-Moodle.
UGC Major Research Project on contribution of Parsi literature in Gujarati. By Prof. P.V. Mehta (Former Head of the Dept. of English).
eContent Generation for P.G. Course Sponsored by Ministry of HRD. Project fund Rs. 7,00,000/-
Use of ICT in Teaching English Language and Literature Sponsored by UGC. Project fund Rs. 1,00,000/-
Action Research on Blended Learning.
Research areas :
Literary Theories and Criticism
Indian Literature in English
Call: Computer Assisted Language Learning
No. of Seats:
Ph.D. : 10
M.A. : 50 in each Semester
SCOPE : 30 per Batch for A/B/C Levels
CBCS : 50 in each Course