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English - Literature, Bachelor

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Sherbrooke, Canada
By studying English - Literature at Bishop's University you’ll develop a rich and sophisticated understanding of your culture and yourself. You’ll hone your analytical skills and learn to use language in a way that will empower you in the job market and, indeed, in life.

Overview

The English - Literature Concentration at Bishop's University offers a well-rounded education that challenges the student to read a diversity of British, Canadian, American, Irish, and Postcolonial literatures.

Presentation of the literature of early and more recent periods enables students to read texts in context and to understand more fully the ways in which people in different circumstances have organized their thoughts and their lives. In consultation with their English faculty advisor, students in the Literature Concentration may elect to enter the English Honours Literature program.

Program strengths

  • Majors and Honours in literature or film and media studies.
  • Minors in Creative writing and journalism, film and media studies, and literature.
  • Dynamic courses taught by passionate professors, in both traditional and innovative subjects.
  • A variety of smaller, seminar-based courses.
  • Growing strengths in editing and publishing for literary journals and academic publications.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to English Studies
  • Responding to Literature
  • Introduction to North American Literatures
  • History of Children’s Literature
  • War and Literature

English Language Requirements

  • 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:

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

You are considered an international high school student for admission purposes if you:

  • are currently completing secondary school at a country outside of Canada or the USA; or you
  • completed completed secondary school at a country outside of Canada or the USA within the last two years and you have not studied elsewhere since completing your secondary school studies

Tuition Fee

  • International

    584 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    79 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • Tuition Fees for Quebec residents: $84.80 per credit 
  • Tuition Fees for Out-of-province residents: $264.67 per credit

Living costs for Sherbrooke

  • 1080 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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