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English - Women's Literature, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Miami, FL, United States
Studying English - Women's Literature at the University of Miami is much more than reading old books and writing five-paragraph essays. Want to study Game of Thrones? We've got a class on that. Want to be a lawyer? We offer courses that combine law and literature, as well as courses in legal and professional writing.
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Overview

The English Department offers programs for students interested in a liberal arts education. While many English majors direct their studies toward careers in law, creative writing, secondary education, or university teaching and scholarship, a major in English - Women's Literature at the University of Miami is just as valuable to students considering careers in business, journalism, or any of the health professions. 

Students who would like to learn more about any of these programs are encouraged to consult the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of English, Ashe Bldg. 321.

Mission

The mission of the English Department undergraduate program is to lead student learning in literary form and history; Standard English expression; critical thinking, writing, and research skills; and ethical reflection via the study of literature and other cultural productions. Students who complete an undergraduate degree in English will be prepared for graduate study in areas such as English and law, or for employment in any position requiring skills in critical thinking and in writing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English and American Literature by Women
  • Shakespeare
  • Major American Novelists- Contemporary World Literature in the United States
  • Literature of the Holocaust
  • Literary Representations of Women: Masquerade & Disguise in 18th c. Women’s Writing
  • World Literary Masterpieces 
  • World Literature - Geographies of World Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Literary Themes and Topics: Gender and Creativity in Literature
  • Women Writing: Theory and Practice
  • Literary Representations of Women
  • Women Writers

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit the Common Application. Upon submitting, you will be asked to pay a $70 nonrefundable application fee.
  • If you have attended a secondary school outside of the United States, you must submit your official secondary school documents (transcripts, mark sheets, certificates, examination results, etc.)
  • We require you to submit two letters of recommendation: one from a high school guidance counselor and one from a teacher. 
  • The University of Miami is need-aware for first-year international undergraduate applicants. This means that, for a portion of international applicants, the Admission Committee will consider that student’s ability to pay tuition without the need for financial aid. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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