Queen's University - School of Graduate Studies

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English (M.Phil.)

Queen's University - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Areas of Research:Medieval Literature, Renaissance Literature, Restoration & 18-Century Literature, Romantic Literature, Victorian Literature, Modernist Literature, American Literature, Canadian Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Literary Theory, Gender Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,186


The Master of Philosophy Degree in English Language and Literature is a two-year program—unique among Canadian universities—featuring intensive field-specific study, broad coursework, a Publishing Practicum and guaranteed entry into the Queen’s English Doctoral Program once the degree is completed. The MPhil in English will be of particular interest to those undergraduate students who are already contemplating doctoral research.


Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)
Application Notes : If English is not your native language, you will need a total TOEFL score of at least 627 (paper-based), or 109 (Internet-based) as well as a TOEFL Test of Written English section score of 6.0 (paper-based) or 30 (Internet-based) to be permitted to apply to our graduate program.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants are required to have an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree with minimum average of B+ (3.3/4.3 GPA), and a Cumulative minimum average of A- (3.7/4.3 GPA) in 10 full-year English Literature courses (or equivalent). Applicants are expected to have taken courses in most major fields of English literature from the medieval period to the present, and in literary theory.

* 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 September 22, 2022