Course Commencement Date Sep , 2022 View all dates


16 months - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • MA in English is offered by Faculty of Arts under The University of British Columbia, Canada
  • This Master of Arts (MA) in English allows you to pursue studies in many of the topics, methods, and theories that currently shape the disciplines of English literature and language
  • The MA allows students to specialize in literature or language. Students specializing in literature may take courses in language and vice versa. Students may take a number of courses in other departments as well


  • University Rankings
    • #42

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #46

      - QS 2022

    • #37

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #35

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 5,65,483
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 9,44,866
InsuranceINR 16,411
TransportationINR 32,204
Student FeesINR 32,947
Health-Care Coverage FeeINR 55,737
TextbooksINR 34,062
Mobile phoneINR 18,579
Personal ExpensesINR 59,453
Application FeeINR 10,404
TotalINR 12,04,663

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 61.93


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 29ᵗʰ March 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies establishes the minimum admission requirements common to all applicants, usually a minimum overall average in the B+ range (76% at UBC)


Marks - 104/120

  • With 22 in Listening and Reading & 21 in Writing and speaking


No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 7.5/9

  • with a minimum score of 7.0 in each section

Other eligibility criteria
  • Documents required:
    • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions applicant has attended, whether or not applicant completed the program or degree
    • Statement of intent: It should be no more than 500 words in length, single-spaced, Times New Roman 12 pt font
      • For both the MA thesis or the MA coursework option, indicate whether there are specific resources, e.g. faculty, library collections, research groups, and other programs, that make UBC a perfect fit for applicant and his/her proposed research
    • Include a recent academic essay or writing sample, maximum 20 pages, double-spaced, Times New Roman 12 pt font
    • Submit three academic letters of reference. The Department of English Language and Literatures accepts academic references only; professional references cannot be accepted
    • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Applicants should browse faculty profiles and indicate in their applica
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Important Dates

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Canada.

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