Database of example english literature dissertations - these dissertations were produced by students to aid you with your studies. Sample thesis/dissertation approval (tda) form master's students number of signatures required for master's students = student's adviser (at least one signature in the. To earn the master of arts degree in english with an emphasis in literature, a candidate must complete at least 30 hours of graduate courses (ie, courses that carry 500-level credit) included in that number must be. Thesis, manuscript, and master's essay information the capstone to your work in our ma in english program involves a written thesis or manuscript if you're in the literature or rhetoric/writing concentration, you'll be required to complete a thesis.
The william van o'connor library english department english literature master's theses from 1993-present 1993 brett edward eckelberg, ma 1993 thesis title: the matter of the mother: encoding of the mother in h d's poetry and prose. Senior thesis master's thesis doctoral thesis all of english literature or a specific period do you have other interests or knowledge you could bring to bear, such as history or computer science. During the actual writing of the thesis, of course, you will work closely with a faculty mentor here is a partial list of the kinds of literary and interdisciplinary topics that honors students have pursued over the past few years.
Given the centrality of original research and writing to the advanced study of literature, each candidate for the ma degree in literature, language, and theory is expected to complete a master's thesis on the unique topic of his or her choice. Master's in english thesis topics write about a well-known author's lesser-known works apply familiar ideas to a contemporary context study a new literary genre write about the movie look to other disciplines of all the requirements of a master's program in english, the thesis is the most daunting. Sixteen powerful dissertation topics in english literature for undergraduate students is it really approaching dissertation time already are you beginning to panic because you want your thesis to be the greatest that any examiner in the world has ever read.
An english master's thesis has different requirements and employs different formats than a master's thesis in chemistry there are two types of master's theses  : qualitative. The graduate student will develop their own 'master thesis' under the guidance of a supervisor and will have to prove to be able to use with full mastery of the relevant scientific literature, both in italian and in foreign languages. Students write this thesis paper during the final required course in the program, engl 599 master's thesis tutorial each student chooses a mentor from the graduate faculty to lead her or his 599 tutorial. A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings.
The ma thesis in english the master's thesis is one of the english ma program's two capstone options, the other being the comprehensive exam. A thesis is not required for all literature majors, but is highly recommended for those considering graduate-level study in the humanities the thesis is also appropriate for self-directed majors who wish to pursue a more specific topic in more depth than is possible through classwork alone.
Any changes in a graduate student's program (for example, switching from a thesis to non-thesis program switching from literature to language) must be approved by either the ma advisor or the chair of the graduate program. Online master's degree in english literature an online master's degree in english literature may help you become an author, editor or college instructor if you don't have time for an on-campus program. The master's thesis collection, around 200 volumes in all, ranges from theses written in 1975 to those produced by the most recent graduates of the english department's ma program in creative writing in addition, the collection includes the master's theses of students who opt to earn the ma degree in english and american literature from uc.