8 months
13770 CAD/year
5244 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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At English and Film Studies from Wilfrid Laurier University you will develop your understanding of the discipline, and improve your critical thinking and communication skills through analysis and research.


English and Film Studies from Wilfrid Laurier University teaches you to apply your critical thinking and communication skills in concrete situations, through practical assignments and projects such as organizing debates and class colloquia, and through producing conference papers, chapbooks, book and film reviews, author interviews, blogs, reports and media releases. 


Our graduate students have launched successful careers in the publishing industry, education and government, the media and entertainment industry, the information technology sector, law, journalism, the business sector and much more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods, 
  • Theory, 
  • Professional Issues
  • fiction, 
  • film, 
  • poetry, 
  • autobiography, 
  • drama, 
  • graphic narratives, 
  • digital and visual media, 
  • travelogues 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


20 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Application Summary, which is generated after you complete your OUAC application (log back in to OUAC to retrieve it).
  • Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.
  • A completed statement of intent.
  • A resume of your academic and work experience. Include a history of your publication and scholarly paper activity and any other information you feel will interest the admissions committee.
  • A sample of your scholarly writing (10-20 pages in length). This may be a paper written for a senior undergraduate course.
  • Completed reference forms. Two academic references are required. Note: Reference forms are electronically submitted to Laurier by the referee and do not need to be uploaded.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13770 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6885 CAD per semester during 8 months.
  • National

    5244 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2622 CAD per semester during 8 months.

Tuition per term.

Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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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