PhD students will normally take 5000-level courses, as well as ENGL 6000 in first year and ENGL 6001 in second year.  Not all of the Calendar’s courses are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of courses offered in the current term, consult Current Seminars on this website. They may be supplemented by drawing on courses from the following sources:

  1. An agreement between Carleton University and the University of Ottawa allows a graduate student registered at the Carleton University to take certain courses at University of Ottawa if approved by the student’s department. Departmental information and course listings, are available at the following sites: and Registration for courses taken in the context of joint programs with the University of Ottawa is done, through parallel codes, at the University where the student has been admitted and is pursuing his/her studies. Carleton students must obtain the Graduate Supervisor”s prior approval before registering at the University of Ottawa.
  2. You may take graduate-level courses in another department or discipline that complements or enriches your interests and plans, with the Graduate Supervisor’s prior approval.
  3. You may take a directed reading  (ENGL 6101)  in areas not covered by the listed course offerings.