We offer a strong, established and distinctive graduate program, with two MA options (a thesis-based route and a course-based route) as well as a PhD.
The specialization is Literature in English. With all degrees, you can select a creative writing option, completing a creative thesis or research project.
The Department of English consists of approximately 35 full time faculty members teaching and researching in both traditional and emerging fields.
Research in the Department of English spans diverse areas, methods and models.
You don't have to be an English major to take Creative Writing courses; they are open to any student or member of the community who wants to apply.
Build on your previous education under the mentorship of some of the top minds in your field.
UCalgary's commitment to research and student success, its campus amenities and its community culture add up to a perfect setting for ambitious graduate students.
As an integral part of the academic environment, your success is our priority. Learn everything you need to know before you apply and attend UCalgary as an international grad student.
The Department of English publishes two noteworthy journals, ARIEL and NōD Magazine.
Contact us for any questions you may have about the programs we offer in the Department of English.
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Dr. Stefania Forlini
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Clara A.B. Joseph