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The PhD program in English from University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a highly specialized program designed to develop a capacity for research, original thought, and writing and to equip students for careers in the teaching of English at the college or university level and in writing, editing, and publishing.

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Overview

The traditional PhD in English  from University of Nevada, Las Vegas focuses on literary study, although a concentration of six credits may be earned in composition studies. Each student chooses three areas in which to specialize: (1) a chronological period, (2) a literary genre, and (3) either an additional chronological period, a major author, or a special topic approved by the student’s advisory committee.

Coursework is devoted to developing a high degree of professional expertise in these three areas of specialization. Such knowledge is tested in a qualifying examination and is also the basis upon which the student writes a doctoral dissertation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will develop a capability for professional research, critical thinking, and publishable writing.
  • Students will develop expertise in a chronological period, a literary genre, and an additional period, major author, or special topic.
  • Students will demonstrate a reading knowledge of one foreign or computer language.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Writing Workshop
  • Independent Study
  • Bibliography and Methods
  • Survey of Literary Criticism and Theory

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must possess a B.A. in English or a related field from a regionally accredited university. 
  • Applicants to the Post-Master's Literature subplan must possess an M.A. in English or a related field from a regionally accredited institution with at least 21 graduate credits and a graduate GPA of 3.50 or better. 
  • Applicants to the Creative Dissertation subplan may possess either an M.A. in English or a related field as stated above or an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from an accredited institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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.

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