30 computers in LAN with a Server with SNet and Clarity software which is used to improve Spoken English.
Broadband connection to all the systems which makes internet research available free for the UG (Assignments and Seminars), PG and Research students.
Enables blended teaching/ ICT aided teaching
Aids in imparting Spoken English Skills to the Non-Major Elective students
Augments the learning of linguistics in BA & MA students
Extensively used to impart Personality Traits in all the students through Power Point Presentations as part of Soft Skills classes
Around 200 books and a few journals
Separate learning material section for advanced learners
An exhaustive Question bank for department subjects
Our department students securing University ranks in the past
First Rank in BA (2013).
First Rank in M.A. (2015).
Second Rank BA (2016).
XI Rank in Foundation English (2016).
Some of our M. Phil dissertations are highly commended, Links below.
Our students have the opportunity to pursue post-graduate studies or carve themselves a career through campus recruitment.
Aspirants pursuing their Masters after BA, are also eligible to branch out to other programmes like Journalism, Publishing, Management, Social Work, Computer Applications & Business Management.
As many women students are interested in teaching as a profession, B.Ed. is a prospective course for the BA & MA students.
Studying English as a major prepares one for a diverse range of career opportunities apart from School and College teaching. With the IT sector & Start-Up ventures becoming increasingly interested in English major graduates/post graduates, we have alumni working in a wide range of industries viz,
Corporate Sector |Service Sector | Journalism/Media | Technical Writing | Copy Editing | Proof Reading | Publishing | Secretarial Service | Non-Profit Foundations and Research Organizations.
Master of Philosophy – Program Outcomes
Upon the successful completion of M. Phil. program, students will be able to
i) Apply theoretical knowledge and specialized skills to enhance their teaching abilities
ii) Involve in projects, follow research guidelines, and draft scholarly articles for presentation or publication
iii) Develop and integrate life-long learning to become proactive in personal and professional lives
Code of Ethics on Research
The candidates have to declare in the thesis that the work is original in nature. It is mandatory that all research papers, projects, theses and dissertations submitted by the students have to be original research work of the scholar without any element of plagiarism. If any research work is found to be plagiarized that work will not be accepted for submission and a report will be sent to the university. The University of Madras has created a portal for checking plagiarism in PhD theses.
This Section details the different courses undertaken, over a period of Two Semesters to complete the Master of Philosophy – English program as stipulated in the University of Madras website.
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The courses when successfully completed, collectively contribute towards the minimum requirement of awarding a Master of Philosophy degree.
M.Phil English – Program Specific Outcomes:
Upon the successful completion of M.Phil.(English) program, students will be able to
i) Identify themes, narratives, genres, and socio-political elements in literary works
ii) Evaluate and interpret key theoretical issues and appreciate aesthetic dimensions of literature
iii) Pursue careers demanding writing and communicative skills, locally and globally
As part of the Madras University’s OBE – Outcome Based Education program, the desired outcome is presented along with each course.
Our ‘Action Plan’ describes, how our Department has planned to conduct the research program during the academic year.
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