The English - Creative Writing program gives you the freedom to explore your creative vision and find your voice as a writer in the artistically vibrant city of Montreal. Students have the flexibility to propose a thesis project in traditional or innovative genres and media, including digital media.
The English Literature options allow you to explore your interest in literary texts of all kinds, including poetry, fiction, non-fiction, digital writing, and even video games. With the support of our faculty members, you will be encouraged to go beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries.
The Creative Writing option allows you to hone your abilities in the company of other writers. You will attend seminars that broaden your understanding of others’ work and write your thesis with a professor whose expertise complements your area of interest.
- Special Topics in English Literature
- Studies in Early English Literature and Medieval Literature
- Studies in Renaissance Literature
- Studies in Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature
- Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature
- Studies in Twentieth Century Literature
- Studies in Poetry
- Studies in Drama
- Studies in Fiction
- Studies in Shakespeare
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- The MA program, with the exception of the Creative Writing option, requires an Honours degree or its equivalent in English with a minimum of a B+ (3.30 GPA) average.
- The Creative Writing option requires a major in English Literature or its equivalent with a minimum of a B+ (3.30 GPA) average.
- Portfolio submission, as outlined on the English Department website.
International13995 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 622 CAD per credit during 24 months.
National6390 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 284 CAD per credit during 24 months.
Quebec residents: $90,84 per credit.
Living costs for Montréal
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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