How to Apply

Admission information
Fall admission only. Offered both full- and part-time, this MA can be completed in one year.

Admission requirements
Honours Bachelor of Arts with a major in one of the following disciplines:

  • communication
  • film studies
  • intercultural studies
  • international studies
  • languages
  • linguistics
  • literatures
  • translation
  • another discipline deemed relevant


Language requirements
Proficiency in English or French with a good knowledge (reading and listening skills required) of the other official language at the University of Ottawa. Although not an admission requirement, knowledge of a third language is strongly recommended.

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