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This Program is designed for the students who have completed BA (Hons) in English Program with CGPA at least 2.5 in a scale of 4 from any recognized university. Students will have to study European literature in translation in addition to texts of English literature.


Program Structure

MA in English Literature program is constituted of 3 semesters each of 4 months duration, and offers 12 courses, each of 3 credits. In order to obtain an MA degree, students will have to complete 36 credits in 12 courses to be taught in three semesters of 4 months duration.


Admission requirements for M. A. in English (1 Year) program:

  • Four-year B A (Hons) /Two-year BA with Two-year MA / Three-year BA
  • GPA of at least 2.50 or 2nd Division in both the SSC and the HSC examinations and GPA of at least 2.00 in bachelor program.; or
  • GPA of at least 2.00 either in the SSC or the HSC examination, but the total GPA in both the examinations must be at least 6.00 and GPA of at least 2.5 in bachelor program; or
  • 'O ' Level with at least 5 subjects and 'A' Level with at least 2 subjects and in these two examinations out of these at least in 7 (seven) subjects students must have passed 4 (four) subjects with at least B grade or GPA of 4.00 and in 3 (three) subjects with in at least C grade or GPA of 3.5.
  • In case of sons/daughters of Freedom Fighters a total GPA of at least 5.00 in both the SSC and the HSC Examinations and GPA of at least 2.5 in bachelor program. But the proof of Father /Mother as Freedom Fighter must be submitted.


Admission Procedure for M.A. in English (1 Year):

Admission form and prospectus are available in the admission office/ reception desk. After the verification of necessary documents, the applicants are allowed to deposit the admission fees and sign on the application form to complete the admission process.

The following documents are needed at the time of admission:

  • Two passport size color photographs (studio lab print with white background for ID card purpose).
  • Photocopies of SSC/O-Level, HSC/A-Level, Bachelor degree or equivalent examination certificates and mark sheets/transcripts and birth certificate/ national ID card (one copy each).
  • Original certificates, mark sheets/transcripts and birth certificate /national ID card must be produced for verification by the officer of BUBT in charge of admission.



Course Structure

Course Code Course Title Credit
ENG 550 Modern Literary Theory 03
ENG 551 Shakespearean Tragedy 03
ENG 552 20th Century Modern Fiction 03
ENG 553 20th Century Modern Drama 03
ENG 554 20th Century Modern Poetry 03
ENG 555 Modern American Fiction 03
ENG 556 European Literature in Translation 03
ENG 557 Postcolonialism and Literature 03
ENG 558
ENG 560
Postmodernism and Literature
Women and Literature

ENG 559     
ENG 561
Latin American Literature            
Cultural Studies

ENG 575 Research Methods in Literature and Cultural Studies 03
ENG 590 Graduate Research 03

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Bangladesh University of Business and Technology

Rupnagar, Mirpur-2, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh
Phone: 4803-6351, 4803-6352, 4803-6353
Admission Hotline Number: 01810033733
Cell: 01810033701, 01810033702, 01810033703
01810033704, 01810033705, 01810033706
01967169189, 01845734337, 01680050630
Email: info@bubt.edu.bd