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Admission Requirements

Submitted by fapisico on Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:49pm

Master of Arts

In addition to Faculties of Graduate Studies and Arts requirements, the School requires:

Master of Arts

a) A sufficiently high level of oral and written competence in the target language (a recommended minimum of CEFR level B2, ACTFL Intermediate-High, or equivalent. For CEFR standards, see: coe.int/lang-CEFR. For ACTFL standards, see: actfl.org/publications/all.

b) An adequate academic background in one of the fields of Modern Languages, Linguistics, Literary, Film or Cultural Studies or another closely related field (i.e. a completed Bachelor of Arts or equivalent degree from a recognized institution, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 [based on a 4-point system] on the last 2 years of study).

c) An academic writing sample (of approximately 8-15 pages): a term paper, research paper or other writing, which the applicant considers representative of his or her best work.

d) A Statement of intent: 250-word (minimum) statement of research interest including research topic and the reasons for wishing to pursue graduate work in this program.

e) Two reference letters.

Doctor of Philosophy

In addition to Faculties of Graduate Studies and Arts requirements, the School requires:

a) A Master of Arts degree in one of LLAC’s areas of specialization, or equivalent.

b) A grade point average of 3.4 (based on a 4-point system) on the work of the last two years of study.

c) A sufficiently high level of oral and written competence in the target language (CEFR level C1 or equivalent). For CEFR standards, see: coe.int/lang-CEFR.

d) An adequate academic background in the discipline.

e) A research proposal of approximately 2-3 pages.

f) A sample of critical writing: MA thesis or research paper or other writing, which the applicant considers representative of his or her best work. Either the sample research paper or the research proposal must be submitted in the target language of study.

g) A statement of intent: 250-word (minimum) statement of research interest including research topic and the reasons for wishing to pursue graduate work in this unit.

h) Two reference letters.