|Study location||Canada, New Brunswick, Sackville|
|Type||Bachelor's Degree, University|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$20,998 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$19,040), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$350 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$50) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents) with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
Note: You may be considered for early admission based on your final grade 11 courses. A minimum admissions average of 80% is required for consideration. Visit to learn the country-specific academic requirements.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
Students with the equivalent of IELTS 6.0 may be invited to join the English Academic Bridging program (EAB). Students accepted to the EAB program will join Mount Allison as full-time students, enrolling in three academic courses while taking two English EAB classes per term.
Upon successful completion of the program (duration of one to two academic terms), students may transition to full, unconditional admission at Mount Allison. For more information, visit mta.ca/eab.
The study of English literature is important both for the understanding of particular literary texts and for the insight it provides into how we interpret the world and our place in it. English helps you develop skills in research, analysis, critical thinking, interpretation, and persuasive writing.
While the curriculum focuses on literary study, students are encouraged to develop an appreciation for the English language, which will prove invaluable not only in your studies, but in any future career or profession.
First-year English courses offer you an introduction to different approaches to reading and writing about literature, using texts from a range of genres and time periods.
In the second year you may choose from courses focusing on:
- Introduction to literary periods
- Canadian literature
- American literature
Third-year courses expand on your second-year choices, including studies in:
- British literature in different periods
- Canadian and American literature
- Gender and literature
- Postcolonial literature
- Dramatic literature
- Creative writing
- Film, genre, and cultural studies
In the fourth year, you will be able to pursue “selected topics” courses, which allow you to pursue special interests, either through the particular courses offered that year or through individual study and research under the supervision of a faculty member.
If you choose to do an honours English degree, you will have the opportunity to write a thesis under the supervision of a faculty member.
You will also have opportunities to present and publish creative and critical work.
Popular career paths for English graduates include:
- creative writer in the video game industry
- public relations specialist
- human resources specialist
- advertising copywriter
- legal editor
- advertising executive
- academic researcher/teacher