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Degree

Master of Arts - World Literatures and Cultures (Project-Based)

master

Degree

Master of Arts - World Literatures and Cultures (Project-Based)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $27,252 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PGWP

    1 year

  • Min GPA

    75 out of 100

Options
Project-based
Research-based

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

Master of Arts - World Literatures and Cultures

The Master of Arts in World Literatures and Cultures is the first and only program of its kind in Canada. This one-year MA brings together areas of study such as literature, film, media, sociolinguistics, gender, diasporas and minorities.

The program explores the comparative and interdisciplinary nature of world cultures and arts, both past and present. 

It draws upon the combined expertise of professors from the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and from other departments in both the faculties of Arts and Social Sciences.

Discover how identities are shaped by cultural expressions in a national and transnational context. 

Explore the nature of representation and cultural diversity. Expand your intercultural knowledge in the dynamic setting of the nation’s capital.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$38,973

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,368
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,721
Tuition 1 person $27,252

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • 2 Recommendation letter(s),
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Resume (must include chronological academic history)
  • Letter of intent
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Writing sample: clean copy of an essay or paper (10-15 pages) for an undergraduate course
  • VISA and Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

92
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listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Academic background and requirement

  • Have a BA with honours or major in languages, literature, linguistics, translation, film studies, communication, international studies, intercultural studies, or in another related discipline;
  • Have achieved a minimum average of 75% (B+), calculated in accordance with guidelines in effect for graduate studies;
  • Have an active knowledge (proficiency in understanding, speaking and writing) of one of the two official languages (either English or French) and have at least a passive knowledge (ability to understand and read) of the other language.

Career opportunities

  • Lexicographer
  • Public relations officer
  • Speech and language therapist
  • Linguistics professor
  • Language teacher
  • Literacy adviser

 

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