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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 Literature (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  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 Literature (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


ENG 550

Modern Literary Theory


ENG 551

Shakespearean Tragedy


ENG 552

20th Century Modern Fiction


ENG 553

20th Century Modern Drama


ENG 554

20th Century Modern Poetry


ENG 555

Modern American Fiction


ENG 556

European Literature in Translation


ENG 557

Postcolonialism and Literature


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


ENG 590

Graduate Research



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Phone: 02-4803-6351, 02-4803-6352, 02-4803-6353
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Cell: 01810033701, 01810033702, 01810033703
01810033704, 01810033705, 01810033706
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