Masters in English literature

Program Description:

  1. All classes are on Saturdays only: ( 4 hours: morning classes )
  2. A two years study after which a certificate from AOU-Egypt validated from Supreme Council of Universities will be received.
  3. Good installment system.
  4. Beginning of classes will be on the 30th of September, 2017.
  5. Free full orientation of the Master degree will be conducted for applicants.
  6. Transportation will be provided on the orientation day.


  • B.A. in English language & Literature with a general mention of Good at least.
  • A four-year grades transcription
  • ID
  • Birth certificate
  • Admission test will involve two parts:
  1. Critical appreciation of literary texts
  2. OOPT ( Oxford Online Placement Test )
  • Those who passed IELTS with a score of 5.5 or TOEFL of 500 will be exempted from the OOPT.

Programme Description:

The Masters Programme in English Literature is a two year programme (48 Credit Hours). The Programme is validated by Egyptian Supreme Council for Universities. At the end of the programme, the graduate receives  certificate from  AOU- Egypt. The MA Programme in English Literature is a full-time postgraduate programme of study comprising taught courses and a research dissertation:

  • 8 Courses, four credit hours each.
  • 16 credit hours allocated for a dissertation.
معايير القبول ببرنامج ماجيستير الأدب الأنجليزى:

يقبل البرنامج الحاصلين على بكالوريوس/ليسانس من أقسام اللغة الاجليزية و أدابها بكليات الآداب أو ما يعادلها بتقدير عام جيد.

على المتقدم أن :

  • يجتاز أختبار التحليل الأدبى الورقي. (اختبار اجبارى / مدته ساعتان)
  • 80 أو أكثر فى امتحان تحديد المستوى للجامعة العربية المفتوحة أو 505 فى اختبار TOEFL المحلى أو مايعادله .

Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for admission, applicants must be graduates of the English Language and Literature department or its equivalent from a recognized university with minimum cumulative grade of good or GPA of C.

Applicants have to score the following in order to be admitted:

  • A minimum of 20 out of 30 on the literary appreciation writing test. ) Obligatory Exam )
  • AOU Oxford Online Placement Test OOPT (Oxford Placement Test) score 80 and above.
  • Or Local TOEFL score 550.
  • Or TOEFL iBT score 79.
  • Or IELTS score 6.5.