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Island Studies

University of Prince Edward Island

M.A.
24 months
Duration
7875 CAD/year
4215 CAD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Island Studies (MAIS) at the University of Prince Edward Island is a unique, interdisciplinary, and policy-driven graduate program that critiques islands on their own terms.

Overview

The program welcomes students from around the world. They come out of undergraduate programs from diverse disciplinary backgrounds and diverse degrees, or with professional workplace experience in the public, private, or resource sectors.

Students may adopt a comparative approach to study islands or explore a topic or issue that is crucial to one island. Either way, the Island Studies program at the University of Prince Edward Island will prepare students with the practical research skills and knowledge they need to succeed in a world increasingly defined by interconnections and interactions among peoples and regions. Read about what our graduates say about the program.

Careers:

  • Sustainable Economic Development Coordinator
  • Director, Center for Life-Long Learning
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Business Owner
  • Policy Analyst, public and private sectors
  • College Instructor
  • Researcher, Organic Farming

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Themes and Perspectives in Island Studies
  • Research Methods and Design for Island Studies
  • Migration and Movement among Small Islands
  • The International relations Small Islands States

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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
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

Other requirements

General requirements

The minimum requirement for admission to graduate studies in the Faculty of Arts is a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in an honours or majors program or equivalent from a recognized university or college. Applicants must also provide, and will be assessed for admission, on:

  • A statement of research interests
  • A sample of written research work from prior university or professional experience
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from professors or those familiar with the applicant’s professional work
  • A resume or curriculum vitae
  • An application form (available from the Registrar’s Office or online)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7875 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15750 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4215 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8430 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Island Studies
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University of Prince Edward Island

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