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Overview

McMaster University / Department of English and Cultural Studies is located in Hamilton, ON, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English
Master of Arts (MA) Cultural studies and critical theory
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

116
Applied
23
Accepted
20%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Honors degree, minimum B+ average in at least 6 full courses of English beyond year 1
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA; minimum A- average in two of three courses
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Faculty

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary theory, feminist theory, literature of migration, Bakhting globalization
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON  L8S 4M2
Canada
Contact Dr. Mary O'Connor
Phone: 905-525-9140