At a glance:

Application and document submission deadlines

  • February 1 (for admission in September)
  • June 1 (for admission in January)
  • October 1 (for admission in May)

Graduate research fields

  • Applied Linguistics/Second Language Acquisition
  • Literature and Film Studies

Study options

  • Thesis

Minimum admission requirements

  • A Master of Arts (MA) degree or its equivalent in German with a 78% overall grade average.
  • A study proposal.
  • 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
  • Please contact the department's Associate Chair, Graduate Studies prior to applying to discuss your interest in this program.