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(MA in English)
Study Mode
Jan 16, 2022
Batch Start Date
2 Years
Program Duration
Zero Cost EMI*
Available for 6, 8 and 10 months

MA Elective English Degree Online

About this Elective

Literature is a globally renowned discipline and has managed to stand strong even through the technology revolution. This MA English online degree program is for professionals who intend to broaden their communication skills that are essential to work in a cross-cultural work environment.

Mastery of the English language will help you to meet the challenges of modern global society, prepare you to work in multinational companies, educational institutions, BPOs and KPOs, advertising, public relations, theatre, and entertainment. Apart from providing in-depth knowledge of English literature from all over the world, it also improves your verbal and communication skills, research aptitude, writing Skills, and articulating Skills. With content creation becoming all the more important with websites, blogs, and social media, English language skills play a key role here too.

This program develops creative writing skills in a professional capacity, teach effectively, and to articulate effective presentations. It helps to produce relevant and innovative scholarly and critical work and be familiar with research methodologies in the area of English language and linguistics. The program also strengthens the historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture, and modern media which compliment any career path within the larger field of English studies.

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Elective Highlights

  • Provides an amalgamation of ancient and modern English literature and delves into the vast ocean of literature, including American, British, and Indian literature
  • Learn and understand the historical, political, and cultural contexts of English on an advanced level
  • Focuses significantly on language development, linguistics, and translation
  • Improves writing skills by specializing in Creative Writing, Professional Writing, and Publishing
  • Provides exposure to Literature and Psychology and film studies
  • Builds upon skills and experiences to enhance future employability


Pass in an Undergraduate (Bachelor) Programme of a minimum duration of Three (3) years in any stream from a UGC recognized University.

Candidates who are in the final semester of the Bachelor Programme are also eligible to apply.


Semester 1
- British Literature I
- American Literature I
- Indian English Literature
- Technical and Content Writing
- The literature of the Diaspora
Semester 2
- British Literature II
- Introduction to Linguistics
- Translation Studies
- Indian Literature in Translation
- Creative Writing and Publishing
Semester 3
- British Literature III
- American Literature II
- Literary Theory I
- Culture Studies
- Research Methodology
- Open Elective Course - Literature and Psychology
Semester 4
- New Literatures
- Literary Theory II
- Popular Fiction
- Comparative Literature
- Cross-Functional Elective Course - Film Studies
- Dissertation / Project

Fee Plan

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One time university registration fee during Admission: ₹2,500/-
Examination Fee: ₹3,000/-

Fee applicable to students from India and SAARC countries only

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*5% discount on complete fee payment.
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  • Zero Cost EMI
  • No Advance EMI
  • EMI options available
EMI Options starting at ₹2,500/month*


x 4 Semesters
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x 2 Years
Total Fees

Total Program Fee*

*5% discount on complete fee payment.
Total Fees
  • Zero Cost EMI
  • No Advance EMI
  • EMI options available
EMI Options starting at $300/month*

Learning Methodology

Each program involves approximately 120 hours of learning
Two-way live online audio-video lectures
Pre-recorded audio-video lecture available on the Learning Management System (LMS)
Multimedia content
Interactions through the discussion forum on the LMS
Exhaustive e-content/ printed material for in-depth reference
Self-study activities including assignments, quiz & MCQs, essay-type questions, case study, etc.
Experiential learning methods including individual and group projects

How to Enroll into the Program?

Career Advancement Services

Our career advancement services team works tirelessly to connect our students with the right job opportunities. With years of experience in training, networking and human resourcing skills, the team finds exciting and challenging job opportunities for our students in companies of repute through a structured framework.

  • Mentorship
  • Career Guidance
  • Connect To Careers
Online Mentoring Sessions on Weekends
Doubt Clearing Sessions with Faculty during Live Classes and Discussion Forums
Dedicated Corporate Relations Team to guide you on the Right Career Path
Online Sessions on Resume Writing, Personal Branding on Social Media, Interview Preparation and Setting Career Goals
Live Online Sessions over Weekends from Top Industry Professionals on 25 Key Skills for Success
Regular Feedback on your Resume and Social Media Profiling
1:1 Mock Interview Sessions with Industry Experts
Connect To Careers e-hire portal helps you apply for relevant jobs and attend interviews Online
Connect To Careers Job Fairs are Organized to connect with top employers
Get Access to Industry reports on LinkedIn Insights and Attend Regular Webinars from Industry Professionals on Job Market Insights as part of Connect To Career Series

What our learners say

Kusuma N
Master of Computer Applications

This online learning course has made my life easier as it allows me to focus on my career while also pursuing my master's degree. The support team and faculty are extremely helpful and kind. I am really glad to be a part of JAIN Online. Thanks!

Jaspreet Kaur
Master of Business Administration

As a working professional, I was able to study without having to worry about time constraints. It's fantastic how interactive and knowledgeable the faculty are. I am happy to be a part of JAIN Online.

Sankeerth S
Master of Business Administration

The best part is that we can learn from anywhere in the world, and the recorded sessions give us confidence that we can continue to learn even if we miss a live session. So the money we spend on this Online MBA Program is well spent. I am very happy that we will receive the same degree that a student pursuing an on-campus program receives.

Kumar S V
Master of Business Administration

It is a great opportunity for me to be a part of the JAIN Online family. The well-qualified and experienced professors teach with live examples, which helps us to understand better and faster. I'm having a great time learning. Thank you to JAIN Online.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the online degree program offered by JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) approved/recognized?

Yes, the University is entitled by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to offer online degree programs. Additionally, our MBA and MCA programs are approved by AICTE.

How many credits does the program have?

Undergraduate Program - 132 credits

Postgraduate Program -90 credits

(1 Credit = 30 Learning hours)

How will I be notified about the admission confirmation?

Our admission office will contact you about your admission status via your registered email or phone number.