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We offer a wide range of courses and degree paths in literature, critical approaches to the literary, and literary theory. Our programs combine challenging and intensive study. You’ll have the opportunity to develop teaching, research, and professional profiles. You’ll graduate prepared for  jobs that focus on writing, research, and analysis inside and outside of and academia.

Degree programs offered

Program Expected length Project or thesis Course-based
MA 1 year Yes No
MA (CSPT) 2 years Yes No
PhD 5 years Yes No

Quick facts

Program options:
Masters, Doctorate
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional

Areas of focus

  • British, Canadian, American and Irish literature
  • Postcolonial literature
  • Critical theory
  • Period-focused literature
  • Digital humanities and media studies

Faculties and departments

Need help?

Contact Deborah Ogilvie at or 250-721-6331.

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