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Degree

Master of Arts - English (Public Texts)

master

Degree

Master of Arts - English (Public Texts)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $23,396 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    1-2 years

  • PGWP

    1-2 years

  • Min GPA

    77 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2024 2024-02-01

Overview

Master of Arts - English (Public Texts)

In English (Public Texts) at Trent university, you’ll have the freedom to choose your area of focus and the stream that suits your goals.

In as little as one year, earn a Master’s degree in English (Public Texts) while exploring a variety of career tracks in communications, digital or print editing, information science, publishing, teaching, or scholarship.

At Trent, you’ll find freedom and flexibility as you develop new ways of looking at the written word.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$28,455

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,578
Accommodation 1 bed room $5,059
Tuition 1 person $23,396

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Transcripts
  • Two Letters of Reference
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • A Writing Sample
  • Visa and Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

93
-
listening
22
writing
22
speaking
-
reading

PTE

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

*Please note: Duolingo is NOT accepted by the School of Graduate Studies at Trent, and is only applicable for Undergraduate applications.

Applicants whose English language proficiency is below Trent’s accepted scores are invited to apply for gradual admission through the Trent-ESL: English for University Program. 

The Trent-ESL: English for University program is an intensive English language, academic skills and university transition program that provides a strong foundation for academic success at the university level, and immediate progression to full-time undergraduate degree studies upon successful completion of the program.

Combine ESL + Credit Study – Trent is the only ESL program in Canada where students can earn up to three full credits towards their undergraduate degree while studying ESL

  • Conditional admission pathway to Trent University
  • Top two levels of ESL – Academic English 1 and Academic English 2 – are now each worth one full credit towards your degree at Trent
  • 18-24 hours English for University + credit course study each week
  • Students are allowed to take up to two, half-credit courses in the top two ESL levels
  • Small, dedicated classes
  • Academic support from start to finish

For direct admission to ESL Level 3:

  • IELTS: 5.0 overall, with a 5.0 in writing
  • TOEFL IBT: 60
  • TOEFL PBT: 500
  • CAEL 37.5 - 45

For direct admission to Academic English 1 worth one full undergraduate credit:

  • IELTS: 5.5 overall, with a 5.5 in writing
  • TOEFL IBT: 70
  • TOEFL PBT: 525
  • CAEL 47.5 - 52.5

For direct admission to Academic English 2 worth one full undergraduate credit:

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall, with a 6.0 in writing
  • TOEFL IBT: 80
  • TOEFL PBT: 550
  • CAEL 55 - 59

Start studying English in September, January, April, and June (4 intakes!).


Academic background and requirement

  • Honours degree (a four year undergraduate bachelor's degree) in English Literature or in another field relevant to public texts
  • Minimum B+ (77%) or equivalent in the work of the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years (last ten full credits)

Career opportunities

  • Editor
  • Copy-Writer
  • Creative Writer
  • Journalist
  • Teacher
  • Librarian
  • Educational Administrator

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