Admission et programme
- Program Overview
- Admission Requirements
- Program Requirements
- Application and Deadlines
- Financial Assistance
Your degree will be based on a foundation of knowledge and analytical competencies through core courses, yet customized to your interests by allowing you to select your courses from two major concentrations:
- Middle Eastern literatures
- postcolonial and transnational theory
- cultural globalization
- translation studies
- medieval to contemporary literature
- history of the language
- French of the Americas
- An Honours bachelor’s degree in French with a minimum B+ average or better;
- Without an Honours bachelor’s degree, you can still be considered for admission by completing a qualifying year in which you take the equivalent of 5 credits coursework at the 4000-level. You may then proceed to apply to the MA if an average of B+ is achieved.
You can choose to complete your degree by completing a thesis or research essay.
- Research paper option: 3 credits
coursework and a research paper worth 1 credit.
- Thesis option: 2 credits
coursework and a thesis worth 2 credits.
For current course listings, please consult the Séminaires page.
- March 1st to be automatically considered for financial assistance
- Up to June 1st for the next academic year
- Applications: Please consult the Admission Process web page.
We offer substantial financial assistance in the form of teaching assistantships and scholarships based on academic excellence. There is an opportunity to teach a first-year language course for those students wishing to gain teaching experience. These positions are awarded on a competitive basis. Applications received before February 1st will automatically be considered for financial assistance; no separate application is required. For more information, please consult the Financement section of this site or visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research’s Awards and Funding page.