The Bachelor in English at Mount Holyoke College offer students an opportunity to study texts and writers from the many cultural traditions that have shaped, and been shaped by, the English language. Our offerings range from Anglo-Saxon England through the twenty-first century and encompass multiple national, racial, and cultural identities. The department’s courses cultivate skills in close reading, critical thinking, and persuasive writing.
For students interested in writing, a number of courses offer practical instruction in the techniques of:
- poetry and other literary genres
The major helps prepare students for a wide range of careers, including teaching at all levels, law, business, and graduate study in literature and culture.
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Programme StructureCourses Included:
- Academic Discourse and Multilingual Speakers
- An Introduction to the Study of Literature
- Introduction to Creative Writing
- Introduction to Journalism
- Short Story Writing I
- Verse Writing I
- Effective Public Speaking
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Literature View 2809 other Masters in Language Studies in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Common Application or Coalition Application
- Mount Holyoke Writing Supplement (optional)
- Secondary School Report, including official high school transcript
- Counselor Recommendation
- Two Teacher Evaluation Forms (from core academic courses)
- Midyear Report (due February 15, as applicable)*
- Standardized Test Scores (optional)
- Art Supplement (optional)
- English Proficiency Requirements for non-native English speakers
- Early Decision Agreement (if applicable)
- Interview (optional, but strongly encouraged)
International54400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 54400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
National54400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 54400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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