University of New Brunswick

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry, Drama

Residency type


Program length

12-20 months

Part-time study


Financial Aid

Graduate assistantships for a twelve-month year in the Master’s program are currently just over $15,000 (2013-14). Students in the 20-month MA who are awarded assistantships upon entering the program will have their assistantship renewed for the final eight months of the program, provided progress is satisfactory. Graduate assistantships in the PhD program are currently almost $19,000/year. PhD awards are normally held for four years, providing academic progress is satisfactory. Top-ranked assistantship award holders may also receive additional top-up and merit awards, such as the Magee-Third Century Postgraduate Merit Awards. Holders of assistantships must pay university fees.


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