Wilfrid Laurier University – Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty of Graduate Studies
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON
Canada N2L 3C5

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Master
Field of Study: English Language and Literature, General
Description Laurier’s redesigned Master of Arts (MA) in English offers courses and faculty expertise in English literature and global cultures, film and media studies, and professional skills. You will develop your understanding of the discipline, and improve your critical thinking and communication skills through analysis and research. The program encourages you to apply your critical thinking and communication skills in concrete situations, through practical assignments and projects such as organizing debates and class colloquia, and through producing conference papers, chapbooks, book and film reviews, author interviews, blogs, reports and media releases. Our program also gives you the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice as teaching assistants in the department and in an optional Professional Skills placement in the spring term.
Website: English (MA Professional Skills Option) at Wilfrid Laurier University – Faculty of Graduate Studies
Length: 12 Month(s)
Cost per year:

National: $8,656.50

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year (for 3 terms unless noted).

Requirements
Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio

Applicants are required to have a Bachelor of Arts (honours) with a major in English, or related field, and a minimum B+ in your undergraduate program and a cumulative average of at least B+ in all English courses. Applications are reviewed by the graduate program committee, which considers all prior university grades, a statement of research interests, a writing sample and letters of reference.