At a glance:

Application and document submission deadlines

  • February 1 (for admission in September)
  • July 1 (for admission in January of the following year)

Graduate research fields

  • Cultural Studies in a Francophone Context
  • Early Modern French Literary Studies and Theory
  • Electronic Archiving, Editing and Publishing in a Francophone Context

Study options

  • Thesis

Minimum admission requirements

  • Students must have a Master of Arts (MA) degree in French Studies (or in a closely related field) and must have achieved an overall average of at least 80% in their MA program.
  • Students are required to submit a plan of study.
  • Three references, at least two academic
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 90 (writing 25, speaking 25), IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5)

Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs

  • To determine the tuition and incidental fees per term for your program, visit the Graduate program tuition page on the Finance website. Once you are on the page:
    • Choose your program type: master’s & diploma programs or doctoral programs
    • Choose your residency status: Canadian/permanent resident or international
    • Choose a term (tuition amounts for future terms are posted approximately two months prior to the start of each term and incidental fees are subject to change)
    • Find your program under the appropriate faculty. Tuition amounts are listed per term, with three terms occurring over the course of a year.
  • Review the study and living costs

Due to funding restrictions, the Faculty of Arts is currently limiting the number of international students we can admit. Please contact the department's Associate Chair, Graduate Studies prior to applying to discuss your interest in this program.