IGNOU Master of Arts(English)(MEG)

Master of Arts(English)(MEG)

School of Humanities (SOH)


The aim of the Master’s Degree in English (MEG) Programme is to give the learners a sound understanding of English and American literatures and also other new areas in literature such as, Canadian, Australian and Indian English. The learners would develop an understanding of English and other literatures of their choice in their proper historio-critical perspectives. A good knowledge of reading, comprehension and writing skills would be a pre-requisite for this programme.

Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognized University.

Medium of Instruction: English

Duration: Minimum 2 years and Maximum 5 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure: Rs. 10,800/- for full programme to be paid year wise @Rs. 5,400/- per year. 

Programme Details:
Course Code Title of the Course Credits

I Year
MEG 1 British Poetry 8
MEG 2 British Drama 8
MEG 3 British Novel 8
MEG 4 Aspects of Language 8

II Year
Compulsory Course
MEG 5 Literary Criticism and Theory 8
Optional Courses (Choose any three)
MEG 6 American Literature 8
MEG 7 Indian English Literature 8
MEG 8 New Literatures in English 8
MEG 9 Australian Literature 8
MEG 10 English Studies in India 8
MEG 11 American Novel 8
MEG 12 A Survey Course in 20th Century Canadian Literature 8
MEG 13 Writing from the Margins 8
MEG 14 Contemporary Indian Literature in English Translation 8
MEG 15 Comparative Literature: Theory and Practice 8
MEG 16 Indian Folk Literature 8

Total Credits 64

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