English: MA, PhD

English: MA

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

English


PROGRAM LEVEL

Master of Arts (MA)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Arts and Sciences




FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: January 15


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

1.7 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The graduate program in English at the University of Oregon includes traditional literary history and textual study, as well as coursework in critical theory, ethnic pieces of literature, gender studies, cultural studies, rhetoric and composition, postcolonial studies, ecocriticism, folklore, film and television, and popular culture.

Students in the masters of arts program may pursue a traditional master of arts degree emphasizing any of these fields.

Program Prerequisites

  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5
  • Score of 153 or better on verb al GRE
  • Non-Native speakers: a minimum score of 600 on paper-based TOEFL, a minimum score of 100 on IBT (26+ on the speaking section), or a minimum score of 8.0 on IELTS

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample

Optional

  • CV
  • Resume
  • Upload teaching supervisor letter of recommendation, evaluations, course syllabi for any college level teaching experience

Not Required

  • GMAT

Apply Through Department


English: PhD

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

English


PROGRAM LEVEL

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Arts and Sciences




FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: December 15


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

6 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The graduate program in English at the University of Oregon includes traditional literary history and textual study, as well as coursework in critical theory, ethnic pieces of literature, gender studies, cultural studies, rhetoric and composition, postcolonial studies, ecocriticism, folklore, film and television, and popular culture.

Students in the PhD program may pursue a traditional doctoral course of study in any of these fields OR may tailor their coursework and independent research by enrolling in one of several “structured emphases,” which reflect the department’s strengths in the areas of ethnic American literary studies, film and media studies, folklore, literature and the environment, medieval studies, poetry and poetics, and rhetoric and composition.

Program Prerequisites

  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5
  • Score of 153 or better on verb al GRE
  • Non-Native speakers: a minimum score of 600 on paper-based TOEFL, a minimum score of 100 on IBT (26+ on the speaking section), or a minimum score of 8.0 on IELTS 

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)
  • Higher TOEFL/IELTS than UO minimums
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample

Optional

  • CV
  • Resume
  • Upload teaching supervisor letter of recommendation, evaluations, course syllabi for any college level teaching experience

Not Required

  • GMAT

Apply Through Department