M.Phil. (English Literature and Literary Criticism) (Part Time)Bishop Heber College
Price on request
Post Box No. 615, 620 017, Tamil Nadu, India
The Course is chiefly interested in opening fresh avenues for personality development and command of language skills along with the acquisition of knowledge of the subject, English Literature. It offers need-based programmes, provided in an academic environment of quality higher education, and imbibes essential and universal values implicit in literature and life. The students, especially from the under-privileged stratum, are trained to acquire English communicative skills along with the knowledge about varied social and national values obtained from the study of literatures written in English around the globe.
A semester of theory based on a course each on "Research Methodology", "Literary Criticism" and "Modern Drama", "Practical Criticism and Project Proposal", and a semester of research work and submission of a dissertation / Thesis on topics of the students’ choice and a viva-voc
The Department has initiated need-based syllabi for all programmes, keeping in mind social and national needs as well as student competence. Courses such as "English Language Teaching", "Communicative Skills in English" and "Journalism" have taken innovative shapes and directives in line with the current educational needs.
A course each on "Eco-Literature" and "Gender Studies", at the Post-Graduate level, offers greater insight and impetus to students desirous of intellectually encountering the two creative and sustaining principles of excellence in life-elemental nature and matriarchy or female nurture.