The ma program admits 25 students each year from around the world unlike many other master's programs in english, the mcgill ma culminates in a major piece of independent research, either a thesis or research paper, which is carried out under the supervision of a faculty member approximately half of mcgill ma. English literature (ma with thesis) program description the ma program in english literature is designed to provide students with a thorough and critical knowledge of english literature from the middle ages to the present our courses focus on both canonical and non-canonical texts of english. Ma in english composition welcome to the website for the csusb master of arts in english composition the program offers three concentrations, in composition, literature, and applied linguistics and teaching english as a second language detailed information about application, admission and degree requirements. Master of arts degree in english creative thesis option students interested in pursuing a thesis option in english should consult with the ma graduate advisor of record and a prospective supervising faculty member early in their programs of study university-wide requirements for thesis option (option i) are detailed in. This collection contains a selection of recent masters theses from the department of linguistics and english language please note that only the title and abstract will be available for dissertations from the current academic year all other content from previous years is available on an open access basis this material is.
Ma (thesis) requirements: six courses at the graduate level proseminar a fgsr ethics requirement professional development requirement language requirement (for students admitted before sept 2017) ma thesis proposal and constitution of supervisory committee ma thesis examining committee and oral. Admission requirements students can only start with writing their thesis when they have 30 credits description aim of the master's thesis a thesis is an academic essay, written by the student in consultation with two supervisors the thesis must show that the student is capable of analysing existing literature in a critical. The capstone to your work in our ma in english program involves a written thesis or manuscript if you're in the literature or rhetoric/writing concentration, you'll be required to complete a thesis if you're on the creative writing track, you'll develop a manuscript if you choose to write a thesis, you'll be working on this six-credit. The thesis should be proposed as soon as possible after passing the comprehensive examination it may be proposed sooner, if the topic is definite and the thesis advisory committee believes doing so is appropriate each semester the graduate coordinator will announce deadlines for submitting proposals for theses that.
The english department offers ma students more than one way to earn their degree through the thesis option students can complete a literature thesis or a thesis that is a work of creative writing all thesis students complete 5 graduate level courses, one of which is english 7003: contemporary issues in. Theses are optional for all ma in english students choosing to write an ma thesis is a big decision completion of an ma thesis can be very rewarding talk to your faculty advisor and the graduate director to determine if writing a thesis is best for you if you entered your program of study knowing you wanted to write a thesis.
University of california los angeles archaic and innovative word order patterns in late middle english prose a thesis submitted in partial satisfaction of the. Ma with creative thesis a graduate student may be permitted to submit a substantial work of poetry or fiction a creative project for the ma thesis in english however, students should note that because of the high standards expected for such a project and the department's limited resources in the area of creative writing,. The thesis essay represents a student's strongest scholarly work in the english ma program it is to consist of an essay totaling about 7,000–8,000 words ( between 20 and 25 pages) with an up-to-date and extensive bibliography of secondary resources in all but the most exceptional of cases, the thesis essay will be a.