University of New Brunswick - School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
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Fredericton, NB
Canada E3B 5A3

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English (M.A.)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Master
Field of Study: English Language and Literature, General
Description UNB’s celebrated English graduate programs offer both creative writing and academic streams of study, helping students reach both their creative and critical potential. Our cozy, quiet campus is the perfect workshopping environment for creative writers wanting to develop a book-length manuscript. Aspiring authors feel welcome and inspired in our small class sizes while gaining structured support and invaluable feedback from nationally-acclaimed professors.
Website: English (M.A.) at University of New Brunswick - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Course Based? Yes
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or CanTEST [min. 4.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
NOTE: All applicants must submit a one-page statement of interest outlining their preferred area of study, and a sample of their best academic writing: a clean (unmarked) photocopy of a term paper at least eight pages long, involving literary analysis and research and, where applicable, in the area of proposed study. Students applying for the Creative Writing option must submit, IN ADDITION to the academic writing sample, a small portfolio (at least 10 pages) of their creative work; at least some of the writing submitted should be in the genre of intended specialization.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: June 17, 2016