INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS - FAQ

Q. When is the application deadline?

A. January 15th.

Q. Do you accept applications for January admission?

A. No.

Q. Do I have to pay the application fee before my application will be considered?

A. Yes.

Q. Can my transcripts arrive before my application?

A. Yes.

Q. If I have been out of school for a few years, can I get letters of recommendation from my employer or colleagues?

A. If necessary, one letter can be from such a source, but academic references are more effective.

Q. Should my writing sample be a "clean" copy, or can I submit a copy with instructor's comments on it?

A. Either is acceptable.

Q. How do I apply for fellowships or other funding?

A. All applicants automatically receive consideration for available fellowships and other funding.

Q. When will I be notified if I have been accepted?

A. Between late March and early April, unless we require your final semester's marks before making a decision.

Q. How long does it take to complete the MA program?

A. A minimum of 12 months, a maximum of four years.

Q. How can I arrange a tour of the Burnaby campus?

A. Visit the Campus Tours website.