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English, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sackville, Canada
The English program offered by the Mount Allison University focuses on literary study. Students are encouraged to develop an appreciation for the English language, which will prove invaluable not only in your studies, but in any future career or profession.
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Overview

The study of English literature is important both for the understanding of particular literary texts and for the insight it provides into how we interpret the world and our place in it.  

The English program offered by the Mount Allison University helps you develop skills in research, analysis, critical thinking, interpretation, and persuasive writing.

Popular career paths for English graduates include:

  • publisher
  • teacher
  • writer
  • creative writer in the video game industry
  • proofreader
  • editor
  • public relations specialist
  • human resources specialist
  • advertising copy writer
  • archivist
  • legal editor
  • advertising executive
  • academic researcher/teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    There is no set application deadline — we offer rolling admissions. Students must apply by March 1 to be considered for an entrance scholarship.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

First-year English courses offer you an introduction to different approaches to reading and writing about literature, using texts from a range of genres and time periods.In second year you may choose from courses focusing on:

  • introduction to literary periods
  • Shakespeare
  • Canadian literature
  • American literature

Third-year courses expand on your second-year choices, including studies in:

  • British literature in different periods
  • Canadian and American literature
  • gender and literature
  • postcolonial literature
  • dramatic literature
  • creative writing
  • film, genre, and cultural studies

In fourth year you will be able to pursue “selected topics” courses, which allow you to pursue special interests, either through the particular courses offered that year or through individual study and research under the supervision of a faculty member.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    580

    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

To be considered for admission, a university-preparatory language arts course and generally a minimum of four additional university-preparatory courses are required. A university-preparatory math (pre-calculus) is required for students applying to the Bachelor of Science or Commerce programs.

Documents required:

  • Official transcripts
  • Regular admission - To be considered for admission, a minimum final grade of 65% or the equivalent is required in all university-preparatory courses reviewed.
  • Early admission - Applicants may be considered for early admission based on their final grade 11 transcripts. A minimum admissions average of 80% is required for consideration.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18130 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18130 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8770 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8770 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sackville

  • 1000 - 1600 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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