English, M.A. | Concordia University Montréal | Montréal, Canada
24 months
622 CAD/credit 13995 CAD/year
284 CAD/credit 6390 CAD/year
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The MA in English program offered by Concordia University Montréal gives you the opportunity to pursue your degree by choosing between English Literature and Creative Writing.


Program Details

The MA in English program offered by Concordia University Montréal gives you the freedom to explore your creative vision and find your voice as a writer in the artistically vibrant city of Montreal. 

Students have the flexibility to propose a thesis project in traditional or innovative genres and media, including digital media.

As you explore a variety of media, forms, and genres, you will stay grounded as a scholar thanks to our department’s widely shared commitments to literary historical concerns.

Programme Structure

Topics include:

  • Special Topics in English Literature
  • Studies in Early English Literature and Medieval Literature
  • Studies in Renaissance Literature
  • Studies in Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature
  • Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature
  • Studies in Twentieth Century Literature
  • Studies in Poetry
  • Studies in Drama
  • Studies in Fiction
  • Studies in the History of Ideas
  • Studies in Shakespeare
  • Studies in American Literature
  • Studies in Canadian Literature
  • Studies in Post-Colonial Literature
  • Studies in Literary Criticism
  • Seminars in Creative Writing: Prose Fiction, Poetry and Drama
  • Studies in Selected Areas

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The MA program, with the exception of the Creative Writing option, requires an Honours degree or its equivalent in English with a minimum of a B+ (3.30 GPA) average.
  • The Creative Writing option requires a major in English Literature or its equivalent with a minimum of a B+ (3.30 GPA) average.
  • Portfolio submission, as outlined on the English Department website.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13995 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 622 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6390 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 284 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Quebec residents: $90,84 per credit.

Living costs for Montréal

1074 - 1759 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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