University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

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Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other
Linguistic, Comparative, and Rel. Lang. Studies and Services, Other
Description:The Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies confers Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian. All MA programs, except for Humanities Computing, are available either as thesis- or course-based.

The Department focuses on individual language areas such as Studies in French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian as well as offers interdisciplinary possibilities.
URL:Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Areas of Research:Applied Linguistics (French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian); French Literatures/Cultures; German Literatures/Cultures; Italian Studies; Slavic Languages, Literatures and Linguistics; Spanish and Latin American Studies; Translation Studies; Ukrainian Folklore.
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,645

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    The Department's minimum admission requirement for the MA program is a four-year undergraduate degree with an average of at least 3.0 in the last two years of undergraduate work at the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

    Applicants may also take a PTE with a minimum score of 50 in order to prove their English proficiency.

    Application Notes : Applicants may also take a PTE with a minimum score of 50 in order to prove their English proficiency.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Two original transcripts and two academic writing samples are also 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 October 11, 2019