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Bachelor of Arts - English

Mount Allison University
Canada, New Brunswick, Sackville
Tuition fee CA$20,998 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters 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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Overview

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.

Program structure

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
  • Shakespeare
  • 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.

Career opportunities

Popular career paths for English graduates include:

  • publisher
  • teacher
  • writer
  • creative writer in the video game industry
  • proofreader
  • editor
  • public relations specialist
  • human resources specialist
  • advertising copywriter
  • archivist
  • legal editor
  • advertising executive
  • academic researcher/teacher
Apply Now! January 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 9, 2023
Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: World

Apply Now! January 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 9, 2023
Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: World