Canada English PhD Programs and Doctorates
Requirements for a doctorate in English differ between school programs, but usually a written and oral exam are required. You may also write a dissertation based on your area of expertise or study.
- St. John's, NFSt. John's, NF
Memorial University of Newfoundland
The English Department’s graduate program at Memorial University has the motto: Re-Imagine the Literary Landscape. Combining traditional scholarly study with cutting edge approaches to textual analysis, our graduate programs offer a wide variety of cour...
- Vancouver, BCVancouver, BC
University of British Columbia
UBC English offers MA and PHD degrees.
- Waterloo, QCWaterloo, QC
University of Waterloo
At the master's level, the program is available under both the regular and co-op systems of study.
- North York, ONNorth York, ON
We are proud of our reputation for adventurous, interdisciplinary and innovative approaches to literature. For us, it is axiomatic that reading be informed by theory, history and criticism, and our faculty and courses represent a comprehensive range...
- Halifax, NSHalifax, NS
The Study of English includes both analysis of texts and awareness of contexts.
- Fredericton, NBFredericton, NB
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
- Ottawa, ONOttawa, ON
University of Ottawa
- Saskatoon, SKSaskatoon, SK
University of Saskatchewan
- Edmonton, ABEdmonton, AB
University of Alberta
The Department of English offers graduate work leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in English language and literature. The Department is large and various, and offers courses in all areas of English language and literature, fr...
- Burnaby, BCBurnaby, BC
Simon Fraser University
- Hamilton, ONHamilton, ON
- Kingston, NSKingston, NS
Queen's University, Ontario, Canada
The English Department at Queen’s University is a professionally oriented research department whose faculty members are distinguished by both their scholarly pursuits and their commitment to teaching. In addition to regular course work, students take co...
- Montreal, QCMontreal, QC
While the M.A. program emphasizes breadth of coverage of English-language literature, Ph.D. students specialize in a major and a minor area of literary studies. In addition to a broad range of authors, periods, and genres, seminars and research projects...
- Winnipeg, MBWinnipeg, MB
University of Manitoba
The English program offers graduate courses over a wide range of periods, genres, and critical approaches, and it also gives M.A. students the option of doing a creative writing thesis. Students are welcome to consider all areas of literary specializ...