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University of New Brunswick

20 months
Duration
1435 CAD/module
874 CAD/module
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About

The English program at University of New Brunswick graduate offers both creative writing and academic streams of study, helping students reach both their creative and critical potential. Students feel particularly welcome because of our small class sizes. 

Overview

In the English program at University of New Brunswick students feel particularly welcome because of our small class sizes. They gain personal support and invaluable feedback from nationally-acclaimed professors and have opportunities to work with them on research and creative projects and on departmental publications, including Canada's longest continuously published literary journal, The Fiddlehead, and on the student-run, national literary journal, QWERTY. 

Career paths

Our graduates go on to become professional writers, editors, journalists, marketers, teachers, professors and researchers, amongst other things.

Creative genres

  • Poetry, Fiction, & Creative Non-fiction
  • Screenwriting & Playwriting

Research areas

  • Canadian Literature, including Atlantic Canadian
  • American Literature
  • Medieval, Early Modern, Romantic, Victorian & Twentieth-Century British Literature
  • Postcolonial & First Nations Literature
  • Women's Literature, Gender & Transgender studies
  • Cultural Studies, Film Theory & Popular Culture

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Key Figures in Queer Theory
  • Research Methods and Bibliography: Approaches to Graduate Studies
  • Creative Writing: Poetry
  • Creative Writing: Playwriting
  • Shakespeare and Evolution
  • Poverty in American Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 Dec. 1 (for PhD); Jan. 15 (for MA). Late applications can be considered up to Jan. 15 (for PhD) and June 30 (for MA) but may not be considered for funding.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.5

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants to the MA program should hold an honours Bachelor of Arts degree (or a similar program with intensive specialization) in English with a minimum 3.5 average.
  • A complete application
  • A statement of interest, at least one page long, outlining their preferred area of study.
  • An academic writing sample, ideally a research essay (of at least 8 pages) from an upper-level undergraduate English literature course.
  • A GPA of at least 3.7 (A-) in an MA in English
  • Three references (at least 2 Academic) on the application.
  • International applicants whose first language is not English must submit language scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1435 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1435 CAD per module and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    874 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 874 CAD per module and a duration of 20 months.

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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