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Acadia University

48 months
Duration
17884 CAD/year
8933 CAD/year
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About

Words are among the most enduring and powerful forces in the world. By choosing to study English at Acadia University you will learn to work with words in critical and creative ways, an ability that is essential to many careers.

Overview

Acadia University’s English program offers more than 40 full- or half-year courses taught by specialists in literary and media studies. Our first-year classes will introduce you to a variety of novels, plays, poems, and essays while providing you with strategies for developing a clear and persuasive writing style. As an upper-year student you will pursue your interests and broaden your experience of literature in courses covering a range of periods, authors, genres, cultures, and critical approaches. There are also several creative writing courses available.

Learning outcomes

Acadia offers BA and BA honours options, thesis and non-thesis streams, and an award-winning co-operative education program that allows you to integrate your studies with paid work experience. As an English major you will also have the chance to get involved with the Acadia English Society. One of the most active student groups on campus, the English Society hosts activities such as open mic poetry nights and film screenings throughout the year. If you are interested in writing you can contribute to the department's newsletter and our creative arts magazine. As a senior English student you are assigned study carrels and have access to the departmental seminar room and lounge. If you choose to study English at Acadia University you will be selecting a vibrant and friendly program committed to your success.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing & Reading Critically
  • Language other than English
  • Introductory humanities course
  • Introductory social sciences course
  • Introductory science course
  • Writing & Reading Critically
  • Language other than English
  • Introductory humanities course
  • Introductory social sciences course
  • Introductory science course

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applications must be supported by official copies of all high school transcripts and other records of academic work.

  • Transcripts should be certified by the school and should either be sent to Acadia directly from the school or sealed in an envelope and given to the student to send. Certified transcripts acceptable to Acadia will be used as a basis of admission.

  • Admission requirements differ depending on the student's educational system. We review all applications from international students individually.

  • Applicants for admission from another university or college must have an official transcript sent directly from that institution for evaluation.

  • Transfer credits may be given for individual courses that are applicable to the intended undergraduate degree program of study. Course descriptions must be included with the transcripts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17884 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17884 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8933 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8933 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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