York University - Graduate Studies


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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Description:Program focus is both in the traditional periods and areas of English literary studies and in critical/theoretical approaches to texts.

We emphasize an interdisciplinary approach to textual studies and you are encouraged to be as imaginative and wide-ranging in your work as you choose to be. Special emphasis is placed on literatures since 1800, including Canadian and postcolonial literatures, and on literary theory and linguistics and stylistics.
URL:English at York University - Graduate Studies

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]

Three (3) recommendations required.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Statement of interest and sample of scholarly writing required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 20, 2014