INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS - FAQ
Q. What is the application deadline?
A. JANUARY 15th
Q. Do you accept applications for January admission?
Q. Do I have to pay the application fee before my application will be considered?
Q. Can my transcripts arrive before my application?
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 M.A. Program?
A. A minimum of 12 months, a maximum of 4 years.
Q. How can I arrange a tour of the campus if I visit Burnaby?
A. Visit the Campus Tours website.