Humanities

Humanities

Program focuses on different ways in which human cultures and their multiple forms of expression have developed and continue to develop.

You'll have the opportunity to do specialized academic work in the diverse, cultural expressions of humanities that cannot be contained within the bounds of conventional disciplines.

Our professors have been published in many languages, including Hebrew, French, German, Italian, Hungarian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Russian.

The Graduate Program in Humanities offers a Graduate Diploma in Comparative Literature that is awarded concurrently with a Master’s or Doctoral degree for which the student is registered.

Stream and Specializations

  • Comparative perspectives and cultural boundaries
  • Religion, values and culture
  • Science, technology and culture

Degrees Offered


MA


Program Length (Full-time)

1 year(s)


Program Component(s)

  • Major research paper


Minimum Required GPA

B+


Fall Entry

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Deadline - Fall (Domestic Applicants Only)

2022-05-15

Deadline - Fall (International Applicants Only)

2022-02-15

English Proficiency Requirement

Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Distinction
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with distinction
CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC
Minimum CAE ScoreB
Duolingo125
PTE Academic76

PhD


Program Length (Full-time)

5 year(s)


Program Component(s)

  • Comprehensive examination(s)
  • AND Dissertation


Minimum Required GPA

B+


Fall Entry

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Deadline - Fall (Domestic Applicants Only)

2022-05-15

Deadline - Fall (International Applicants Only)

2022-02-15

English Proficiency Requirement

Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Distinction
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with distinction
CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC
Minimum CAE ScoreB
Duolingo125
PTE Academic76

Additional Admission Requirements

Number of Recommendation(s)

  • 3 recommendation(s)

Other Requirements

  • Statement of research intention and CV required
  • Sample of your written work

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