Saint Mary's University - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

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Atlantic Canada Studies (MA)

Saint Mary's University - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Field of Study:Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,547


The interdisciplinary Atlantic Canada Studies graduate program was founded in 1983. Students in the program are able to study the Atlantic Canada region from a variety of perspectives. The MA program encourages students to develop interdisciplinary approaches to the study of culture, the economy, social policy and the environment.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    The normal qualification for entry into the two-year Master's program is an honours degree in ACST, or a degree which the ACST Committee deems to be equivalent.
    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]
    Application Notes : Documents required:

    - Supplemental Form (
    - Research Proposal: A statement of 300 to 500 words specifying your proposed thesis research interests.
    - Sample(s) of academic or other written work (10-25 pages in length).
    - Short description of the courses taken in Atlantic Canada Studies, or related courses.
    - Official transcripts for all universities and colleges attended.
    - Three (3) recommendation forms.
    - A current CV/Resume.
    - Official Proof of English Language Proficiency (if required).
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio

    * 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 November 03, 2022