McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

English (M.A. Non-Thesis)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Master
Field of Study: English Language and Literature, General
Description In the non-thesis option, students must successfully complete Graduate Research Seminar (ENGL 694) and seven seminars, and write a research paper of 40 pages. Students submit a proposal for the research paper to the Graduate Administration Committee in the Department; the proposal must be approved before students begin to write the research paper. The finished paper is evaluated by the supervisor and a second member of the Department. Although the Non-Thesis (research paper) M.A. is designed to be completed in two years, some students complete the program in one year (Fall, Winter, and Summer terms) or in 16 months (Fall, Winter, Summer, and Fall terms).
Website: English (M.A. Non-Thesis) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Course Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Cost per year represents typical annual fees based on 30 credits taken during Fall and Winter terms.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Admission to the M.A. program requires a B.A. degree in English (honours or major) or its equivalent, with a very strong record of academic success (especially in the final two years of the B.A.). Typically, applicants will have solid training and coverage within their chosen area of theatre, cultural studies, or literature. Outstanding applicants from related disciplines may be invited to take a Qualifying year.

* 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: October 21, 2017