Queen's University - School of Graduate Studies

English (M.A.)

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Program Information

School:Queen's University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Description:The English Department at Queen's University is a professionally oriented research department whose faculty members are distinguished by both scholarly prowess and teaching excellence. Students in the MA and the PhD programs take courses that involve a wide range of critical methodologies, historical periods, and literary genres; they also take a pedagogical and professional skills course that ranges from academic counselling to grant applications to mentoring undergraduate students. Queen's English students have superb success rates in national scholarship competitions and in securing tenure-track positions upon graduation.

URL:English (M.A.) at Queen's University - School of Graduate Studies
Areas of Research:Medieval Literature, Renaissance Literature, Restoration & 18-Century Literature, Romantic Literature, Victorian Literature, Modernist Literature, American Literature, Canadian Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Literary Theory, Gender Studies
Length:12 Month(s)

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 627] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 109]
Application Notes : If English is not your native language, you will need a total TOEFL score of at least 627 (paper-based), or 109 (Internet-based) as well as a TOEFL Test of Written English section score of 6.0 (paper-based) or 30 (Internet-based) to be permitted to apply to our graduate program.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants are required to have an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree with minimum average of B+ (3.3/4.3 GPA), and a Cumulative minimum average of A- (3.7/4.3 GPA) in 10 full-year English Literature courses (or equivalent). Applicants are expected to have taken courses in most major fields of English literature from the medieval period to the present, and in literary theory.

* 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 October 24, 2017