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English, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) St. John's, Canada
The English Department at the Memorial University of Newfoundland is a dynamic and productive community of 23 full-time faculty members engaged in active research programs, graduate supervision, and publication of literary scholarship and creative writing.
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Overview

The following ten research clusters represent particular concentrations of strength and focus, and can help connect you to the faculty members working in those areas: American, Canadian, Colonial and Postcolonial, Creative, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Environmental and Energy Humanities, Medieval and Early Modern, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Atlantic, and Studies of Visual Narrative. The diversity of research interests among our faculty fosters a wonderfully vibrant and supportive research environment for all members of the Department, from faculty to students.

The MA program in English, at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, offers both course and thesis options. The course option can be completed in one year of full-time study while the thesis option can be completed in two years.

Research 

  • The English Department is a dynamic and productive community of 23 full-time faculty members engaged in active research programs, graduate supervision, and publication of literary scholarship and creative writing.
  • The following nine research clusters represent particular concentrations of strength and focus, and can help connect you to the faculty members working in those areas. 
  • The diversity of research interests among our faculty fosters a wonderfully vibrant and supportive research environment for all members of the Department, from faculty to students

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Women’s Travel Literature
  • Vortex of the Oath: Hawthorne, Melville, Violence
  • Early Modern Print Culture and the Formation of the English Literary Canon
  • Creative Writing: Playwrighting

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail or courier)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal 
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional requirements (may be required).
  • Prerequisites may be necessary for your program of interest

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1074 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 826 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Tuition (NL students): MA: $635-$1,313/semester

Living costs for St. John's

  • 1159 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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