Creative and curious individuals seeking a one-year course-based graduate degree will find the English Literature program stimulating, challenging and rewarding. The program appeals to students interested in gaining a deeper understanding of topics in English and a rigorous set of research and writing skills ideal for future graduate study. Students learn from distinguished faculty members in a range of fields, including creative writing. Many of our prize-winning graduates have gone on to publish widely; others have gone on to PhDs and other professional programs nationally and internationally, as well as into successful careers in publishing, business, government and creative industries.
Completing this program
- Core Course: Graduate Pro-seminar on critical skills and professional issues in graduate-level literary study.
- Capstone project/course: Students propose and complete a final major research project of approximately 50 pages.
- Literature in English (a Creative Writing option is available within this specialization)
Editing, publishing, law school and PhD studies, archival work, educational software, post-secondary teaching, college, university, government administration and policy, communications, technical writing, creative writing, digital and online publishing, non-profit organizations and NGOs..
A course-based master's degree in English is an excellent way to proceed quickly to a PhD.