University of Hyderabad
In Hyderabad

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Where and when

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500046, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Course programme

The School of Humanities comprises the following Departments, Centres and Cell:

1) Department of English
2) Department of Philosophy
3) Department of Hindi
4) Department of Telugu
5) Department of Urdu
6) Department of Sanskrit Studies
7) Centre for Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies
8) Centre for Comparative Literature
9) English Language Teaching cell

The School of Humanities is founded on the conviction that the Humanities give purpose, direction and value to education and to life, and that they are no less important to society than scientific and technological disciplines. The School aims at providing a centre of common awareness and a sense of human responsibility, making the University more than a complex of specialist departments. In addition, it is committed to the achievement of academic and linguistic excellence, creativity and all-round development of students. The courses offered in the School reflect these objectives and concerns.

Department of English

It aims at providing instruction and carrying out research in both traditional and current areas of English Studies. In addition to core English Literature and American Literature components, it encourages work in New Literatures in English, Comparative Studies, Translation, Culture, Language Studies and Pedagogy. English

The Ph.D. programme normally extends over a minimum period of two years from the date of admission. The programme comprises mandatory course work for 6 credits in the first semester and a 4 credit course each in the second and third semesters, geared to individual requirements. Students are required to write a dissertation on an approved topic under faculty guidance and take an oral examination.

Applicants for admission to the Ph.D. programme MUST submit, along with the application, a brief description (about 1000 words) of their proposed topic of research and a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation, which will be returned in due course.

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