University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies

English (MA Thesis)

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Program Information

School:University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Description:Creative and curious individuals seeking a two-year thesis based degree will find the English program stimulating, challenging and rewarding. The program appeals to students interested in gaining a deeper understanding of topics in English, a more rigorous set of research and writing skills, and wishing to complete a longer creative or research project. Students learn from distinguished faculty members in a range of fields, including creative writing. Many of our prize-winning graduates have gone on to publish widely; others have gone on to do PhDs and other professional programs nationally and internationally, as well as into successful careers in publishing, business, government and creative industries.

URL:English (MA Thesis) at University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 105] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 86]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants are required to have a completed four-year undergraduate program, or equivalent, with a Major in English Literature or in a closely related discipline. Applicants must also have a minimum admission grade point average of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale over the final 60 units (10 full-course equivalents) of the undergraduate degree.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 27, 2022