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Degree

Master of Arts in Folklore

master

Degree

Master of Arts in Folklore

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $4,833 CAD

  • Application fee

    $120 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    75 out of 100

Options
Course-based
Thesis
Co-op

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

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 15-January-2021 2021-01-15

Overview

Master of Arts in Folklore

The graduate program in folklore combines coursework and research. 

In addition to the basic introductory and research methods courses, The university covers a wide range of topics, including folksong, ballad, folktale, legend, language and play, ethnography of speaking, folk belief, traditional health systems, folk custom, folk drama, material culture, and vernacular architecture. 

Courses are also offered on folklore and culture, folklore and oral history, folklore and literature, folklore and gender, folklore and popular culture, and public sector folklore, as well as a variety of courses with a regional focus. 

Opportunities for fieldwork are rich in the province. Excellent library and archive services are available, including the Folklore and Language Archive, the Center for Material Culture Studies, and the Research Center for the Study of Music, Media and Place.

The MA program includes three options: 1) courses and comprehensive exam, 2) courses and thesis, and 3) courses and co-op education work term. The MA can normally be completed in two years of full-time study.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$6,780

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,536
Accommodation 1 bed room $1,947
Tuition 1 person $4,833

Hourly wage

Min wage

13.70 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1_ Transcript(s) and confirmation of degree
2_ Letters of appraisal
3_ Resume/CV
4_ Proof of English proficiency

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

TOEFL

80
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

58
listening
58
writing
58
speaking
58
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
Applicants who have provisional acceptance to Memorial University of Newfoundland, but have not obtained the English language proficiency requirements to be admitted, have the opportunity to take part in the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Intensive English Program (IEP).

Applicants in the IEP may provide evidence of reaching the required English language proficiency by way of their performance in their IEP coursework, or by achieving an acceptable score on an institutionally recognized test or one of the standardized tests stated blow.

Academic background and requirement

Bachelor’s degree (minimum second class) in Humanities or Social Sciences with minimum 75% average.

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