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General Arts, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Thunder Bay, Canada| Online
Our General Arts program at Lakehead University is a great choice if you are looking for a multidisciplinary education that allows you the freedom to explore your interests. It is very easy to move from the General Arts program into a specific major at any point – this is recommended if you wish to apply to graduate or professional school after.
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Overview

Our General Arts program from Lakehead University will boost your creativity, sharpen your communication skills, improve your ability to think critically, and provide you with a wide-range of knowledge that can be applied to many industries post-graduation. 

Future Careers

  • Journalist
  • Community Engagement Coordinator
  • Translator
  • Curator
  • Public Policy Analyst
  • Public Art/Culture Coordinator
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Advertising Coordinator

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Fall admission:

    • January 15 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
    • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminology
  • English
  • History
  • Indigenous Learning
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Languages
  • Media Studies 
  • Music
  • Northern Studies
  • Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Visual Arts
  • Women's Studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent 
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    5984 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5984 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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National tuition:

  • 2nd year - $5,955.86
  • 3rd year - $5,915.30
  • 4th year - $5,389.29

Living costs for Thunder Bay

  • 1149 - 1720 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.

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