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English

Western University - Canada

12 months
Duration
12656 CAD/year
4240 CAD/year
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About

English from Western University - Canada ranks as one of the strongest and most diversified graduate programs in Canada. Its central attraction is the Department's distinguished faculty and its considerable accomplishments in all areas of criticism and scholarship. 

Overview

At English from Western University - Canada faculty's range of expertise provides the advantages of traditional scholarship and an array of historical approaches to the major literary periods and genres, as well as diverse theoretical and interdisciplinary perspectives that include discourse analysis, cultural studies, postcolonial literature and theory, feminist and gender studies, gay studies and theories of masculinity, ecological criticism, film, hypertext, theories of race, and the intersection between literature and the discourses of science, medicine, music, art, and law.

Career Prospects

Western MA graduates have been successful in developing a range of careers--from alt-academic employment, to work in the publishing industry, as well as contract and tenure-track faculty positions in colleges and universities--across Canada, the United States, and beyond.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Contemporary Theory in Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Postcolonial Diasporas
  • Metaphysicals to Melancholics: Embodied Mind in Poetry, 1640-1790
  • Beyond Apocalypse: Indigenous Speculative Storytelling
  • Women and Authorship in Early Modern England
  • Regulating the Edwardian Body
  • The Pre-Raphaelites, Their Associates and Successors: From Romanticism to Modernism
  • Feminist Theory, Biopolitics and the Racialized Body
  • Making Shakespeare

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours B.A. in English or in English combined with another subject.
  • Achieved at least an A minus average in the Honours English courses of their B.A. program.
  • Biographical information
  • Contact information
  • Statement of academic intent 
  • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
  • Professional background
  • Referee information 
  • Proficiency in English Scores
  • Application fee
  • A sample of written work
  • List of publications
  • References

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12656 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6328 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4240 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2120 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 CAD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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