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English, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #1148 (BCR) ,
Choose the written or visual material that interests you. Engage with it, explore it and contemplate what it means to “publish" - and much more in the English programme at Trent University.

About

In English (Public Texts) at Trent University, you’ll have the freedom to choose your area of focus and the stream that will suits your goals.

In as little as one year, earn a Master’s degree in English Literature while exploring a variety of career tracks in communications, digital or print editing, information science, publishing, teaching, or scholarship.

At Trent, you’ll find freedom and flexibility as you develop new ways of looking at the written word and the implications of “going public.” Whether your interests are academic or applied, you can follow them in one of four fully-funded streams ranging from 12 months to two years. Structure your studies to include a major research paper, a thesis, research-creation project, or a sought-after internship option.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Textual Studies in D.I.Y. Punk
  • Themes in Social and Cultural History: Visual Culture and the Creation of Modern Publics
  • Imagining Immunity
  • Materiality and the Text in the Digital Age
  • The Symptom of Writing Race
  • Care Texts in Context
  • Identities and social movements
  • Culture, Heritage & the Arts

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      1 to 2 years full-time or 2 to 5 years part-time to complete

  • 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:

    93

    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:

    580

    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

  • Honours degree (a four year undergraduate bachelor's degree) in English Literature or in another field relevant to public texts
  • Minimum B+ (77%) or equivalent in the work of the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years (last ten full credits)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21267 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21267 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8929 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8929 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Oshawa

  • 1100 - 1700 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

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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