Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in English StudiesChrist University
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Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in English Studies
The Master of Philosophy Programme in English Studies offered by the Department of English and Media Studies, Christ University aims at research skill development and knowledge production in the areas of English language, literature in English, literary criticism, critical theory, linguistics, the philosophy of language, folklore studies, cultural studies, creative writing, area studies, theatre, gender studies, violence studies, and linguistics. The programme desires to give a formal research platform for those who are interested in contribution newer questions and concerns related to English Studies.
The M.Phil. scholar should submit a research proposal in the penultimate week of the Second semester. The proposal should include tentative dissertation title, a brief introduction to the area of dissertation, the research problem, objectives of the research, methodology, limitations, and an extensive bibliography. The scholar will have to make a presentation and defend his/her proposal in front of the panel constituted by the coordinator. The coordinator may invite others as audience for the defence.
The proposal can be accepted, accepted with suggestions or rejected. If the proposal is rejected the scholar will have to represent the proposal within maximum of 15 days for the date of the first presentation.