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Degree

Master of Arts - English - Literary Studies

master

Degree

Master of Arts - English - Literary Studies

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $27,000 CAD

  • Application fee

    $125 CAD

  • Duration

    24 months

  • PGWP

    20 months

  • Min GPA

    75 out of 100

Highlights
Co-op

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

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

Overview

Master of Arts - English - Literary Studies

Welcome! The Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Waterloo offers unique undergraduate and graduate programs covering the study of literature, rhetoric, professional writing, and digital media. 

The professors have national and international reputations in these areas and boast many awards for teaching. ​

Graduates of B.A. and M.A. programs find successful careers in industry, law, government, teaching, medicine, communication design, and entrepreneurship, often getting their start with a co-op program.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$35,579

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,359
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,579
Tuition 1 person $27,000

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Supplementary information form (SIF)
  • Transcript(s)
  • SOP
  • 2 References
  • Proof of English language proficiency

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

7.5
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listening
7
writing
7
speaking
-
reading

TOEFL

100
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listening
26
writing
26
speaking
-
reading

PTE

68
-
listening
65
writing
65
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Conditional English language proficiency admission:
If you are applying to a graduate program, and have supplied an ELP test but are slightly below the required score, conditional admission may be offered. 

If you are applying with a sponsorship that includes funding for English language studies, conditional admission may be offered.


Academic background and requirement

  • An Honors Bachelor's degree in English, or its equivalent, with an average of at least 78% in English courses, and at least 75% overall.
  • Those applying to the program but holding Honors degrees that combine English and another discipline may be admitted at the discretion of the Admissions Committee. 2_ A Statement of Interest, no more than 500 words, explaining your reasons for applying to the program.

Career opportunities

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

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