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UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO - [UW], WATERLOO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Waterloo, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1957Established Year
  35156Enrollment

Master of Arts [M.A] (English - Literary Studies)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 16,321 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The  Master of Arts in English - Literary Studies is a 2-year program at the University of Waterloo.
  • This program is available on a full time and part-time basis.
  • The program consists of the following structure:
    • Thesis
    • Master's Research Paper
    • Coursework
  • The student to faculty ratio is 24:1 which bridges the gap between faculty and students.
  • The graduates find opportunities in private enterprise, health care, and government fields.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 32,642 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://uwaterloo.ca/discover-graduate-studies/programs/english-ma-literary-studies

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have completed a minimum of 4 years Honours Bachelors degree in English or its equivalent, with an average of at least 78% in English courses, and at least 75% overall.
  • If English is not the students’ first language then they must provide proof of English competency.

Indian Students Eligibility:

  • Students need to complete a 4 year UG degree in Business from a recognized university or institute.
  • Standard XII English, a minimum final grade of 75%.
  • First or Second Division standing in one of the following:
    • All India Senior School Certificate awarded by CBSE
    • Indian School Certificate awarded by CISCE 
    • other pre-university certificate awarded after 12 years of academic studies


Required Document List

Followings are the required documents:

  • Official Transcripts: Students need to submit their copy of their original transcripts. Official transcripts are printed on security paper with the University of Waterloo seal and signature of the Registrar.
  • Statement of Interest: Statement of interest is one of the few ways to describe that faculty have to understand the student's motivation, the seriousness of purpose, and their level of commitment to the discipline.
  • Reference Letter:  Students will choose letter writers that will be able to comment on their academic record as well as other experiences or relevant skill sets. 
  • CV/Resume:  Students should probably provide a resume, a copy of their transcripts, as well as a copy of their statement of interest, and other relevant application material.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 01


Scores Required

100 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

63 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearsYear 1Year 2
Tuition fee$16321$16321

Ranking

Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #301/ 401

Humanities [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Hira and Kamal Ahuja Award in Engineering $6,000 Yes 01 Oct, 2020
Waterloo Women in Mathematics Graduate Scholarship $2,262 Yes N/A
QNX Graduate Scholarship $10,434 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
Waterloo Graduate Scholarship $719 Yes N/A
University of Waterloo Merit Scholarship $710 Yes N/A
UWaterloo Graduate Entrance Scholarship $3,500 Yes N/A
Robbert Hartog Graduate Scholarship $3,775 Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • official Letter of Acceptance from the University of Waterloo.
    • Financial Evidence. 
    • Photos meeting Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) specifications.
    • Proof of medical examination
    • Police certificate
    • Biometrics 
    • Country-specific documents
    • Documents requested by the visa office based on individual circumstances

Work Study

  • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
  • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to $2000 per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 10 hours per week.

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