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English: Literature Option

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Description:The Department of English offers a wide variety of courses covering three linked and overlapping areas: literature written in English; drama, including both courses in dramatic literature and courses that introduce the student to the basic elements of theatrical performance; and cultural studies, including analysis of a variety of visual media.

The literature option provides a grounding in the basic texts and methods of the discipline as well as wide acquaintance with substantial areas of the field.
URL:English: Literature Option at McGill University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,597
National: $9,993
International: $21,130
Careers:Managers in PublishingEditors

Admission Requirements


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

    Entry to Honours is by application, normally after two terms in a Departmental program, including at least 18 credits of English. The Faculty of Arts requires that all students admitted to Honours programs complete a second program minor in addition to their Honours program. Admission to the Honours program is limited to a small number of students with excellent records. The minimum CGPA for application to the Honours program is 3.50; students meeting the 3.50 minimum in English Department courses alone (although not in CGPA) may also apply and make a case for their acceptance. I

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

    * 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 01, 2019