Memorial University of Newfoundland - School of Graduate Studies

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Memorial University of Newfoundland - School of Graduate Studies

Field of Study:Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,199
Enrolment #:20


The graduate program in Humanities, offering the degree of Master of Philosophy, is an interdisciplinary teaching and research program housed in the Faculty of Arts at Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland. In a normal year, the program provides a home for approximately 20 graduate students and an interdisciplinary teaching forum for among 50 instructors and tutors from the Faculty of Arts, as well as other faculties at the University, the arts and culture community in St. John's, and visiting lecturers and postdoctoral fellows.

The focal point for the program is the M. Phil. in Humanities, a master's degree that may be completed in two years of full-time or three years of part-time study.

Students in humanitites may expect: exposure to a variety of representative problems in the history and contemporary scene of human culture; education in significant methods and modes of interpretation that apply to a range of such problems; and engagement in an ongoing discussion concerning major values and human trends.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    * Bachelor's degree (second class honours) in one or more of the Humanities disciplines
    * Applicants who do not hold an honours degree (or equivalent) will be required to complete, prior to admission, a number of undergraduate courses, the nature and number of which will be determined on the basis of the applicants' undergraduate record by the Director of Studies in consultation with the Board of Studies. Candidates will be required to complete such designated pre-admission courses with a minimum overall average of 70%.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference

    * 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 July 12, 2014