Nov 15, 2019  
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Degree of MA (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies) [Graduate]


Both thesis-based and course-based MA programs are offered. The thesis-based program is research focused, while the course-based program is focused on developing a variety of skills.

Students registered in either the thesis-based or course-based programs must successfully complete a minimum of ★18 in the area of specialization and MLCS 795  (★3) (individualized modules tailored to the student's professional goals). The courses chosen to meet the ★18 requirement will depend on the student's background and must be approved by the Department's Associate Chair (Graduate).

Thesis-based MA Programs


In addition to the requirements listed above, complete MLCS 797  (★3) (academic and professional writing, which will lead into a thesis).

Course-based MA Programs


In addition to the requirements listed above, complete MLCS 796  (★3) (individualized modules tailored to the student's professional goals- part II).

Length of Program


The expected time to completion is between twelve and eighteen months; the maximum time allowed to complete the MA program is four years.