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University of Victoria

M.A. On Campus
12 months
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5074 CAD/year
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About

We offer a wide range of courses and degree paths in literature, critical approaches to the literary, and literary theory. The English program is offered at University of Victoria, British Columbia.

Overview

Our programs combine challenging and intensive study. You’ll have the opportunity to develop teaching, research, and professional profiles. You’ll graduate prepared for  jobs that focus on writing, research, and analysis inside and outside of and academia.

Areas of focus
  • British, Canadian, American and Irish literature
  • Postcolonial literature
  • Critical theory
  • Period-focused literature
  • Digital humanities and media studies

Our MA English program at University of Victoria, British Columbia provides advanced courses in literary periods, genres, methods, and theory. You'll gain a solid foundation in research through your coursework and a final long essay or critical project.

Our MA has three optional specialized concentrations: medieval and early modern studies (MEMS), nineteenth century studies (NCS), and cultural, social and political thought (CSPT).

Programme Structure

Area courses:

  • Teaching English in Higher Education (1.5)
  • Studies in Literary Theory: Area Course (1.5)
  • Digital Literary Studies: History and Principles (1.5)
  • Studies in Middle English Literature: Area Course (1.5)
  • Studies in Renaissance Literature: Area Course (1.5)
  • Studies in the Literature of the 17th Century: Area Course (1.5)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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.
101
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).
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Credits

15 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
3.7
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.
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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.
101
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The admission selection process is competitive. Applications are reviewed by the Graduate Admissions and Records Office and then by the English Graduate Committee, who usually makes admission decisions in February and March.
  •  In addition to the application materials required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, the department requires a statement of intent (not to exceed 1 typed page for MA applicants or 2 typed pages for PhD applicants), a 10–15 page typed essay demonstrating advanced literary and/or critical studies ability, and a CV.
  •  Admission to the MA program requires a bachelor’s degree, preferably with an Honours or Major that includes courses in all or most areas of English literature including critical theory, with a minimum overall average of at least A- (7.0 GPA on a 9-point scale; 3.7 GPA on a 4-point scale) in the final two full years of credit units.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5074 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5074 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4022 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4022 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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