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Interdisciplinary Studies - Literary Studies

Athabasca University

M.A. Online
24 months
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1749 CAD/module
1549 CAD/module
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Participate in an interdisciplinary online master’s program in Interdisciplinary Studies - Literary Studies at Athabasca University that integrates theories, methods and practices from the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Overview

With Athabasca University’s Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies - Literary Studies, you will learn to think holistically, critically and reflectively. You will find the connections and points of overlap between specialized and generalized knowledge. You will also learn problem-solving skills and policy-making strategies.

Learning outcomes

Literary Studies encourages students to take an interdisciplinary and comparative approach to the study of literature. Works from the English-speaking world as well as works in English translation will be read. Studied works from across the Humanities and the social sciences will allow the literary interests of individual students and the research and teaching strengths of faculty to be explored. Your program will finish with a final integrated project or capstone paper that will exercise and explore your newly acquired skills and knowledge.

You can choose to complete this project in a grouped study capstone course, or through an individual study project that will allow you to:

  • explore a question or issue that’s important to you
  • relate your research to a work or life situation
  • address a community problem

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Self-Directed Behaviour
  • Global Education
  • Global Governance and Law
  • Industrial Heritage
  • Heritage and Risk Management
  • Architectural Conservation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Master of Arts – Integrated Studies (MA-IS) Program invites applications from candidates who possess a baccalaureate degree and strong analytical, writing, and critical-thinking skills
  • All students applying for admission into the MA-IS Program students must complete an Academic Writing Assessment as part of the application process.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1749 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1749 CAD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1549 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1549 CAD per module and a duration of 24 months.

Course Based Route cost, including Application & Admission fees

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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