Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) English

Offered by: English     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Thesis

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses (15 credits)

  • ENGL 787 Research Seminar 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Proseminar. Topics in theory.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Trevor Ponech (Fall)

    • For the most detailed and up-to-date descriptions of course and seminar offerings please see the Department of English website at www.mcgill.ca/english.

    • Fall

  • ENGL 788 Research Seminar 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Proseminar. Topics in academic profession.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Michael Van Dussen (Winter)

    • For the most detailed and up-to-date descriptions of course and seminar offerings please see the Department of English website at www.mcgill.ca/english.

    • Winter

  • ENGL 797 Compulsory Research Project (6 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Compulsory independent research project supervised by a fill-time faculty member leading to a comprehensive written report and oral examination.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • For the most detailed and up-to-date descriptions of course and seminar offerings please see the Department of English website at www.mcgill.ca/english.

    • Restriction: Ph.D. Candidates.

  • ENGL 798 Dissertation Proposal (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Development of a research proposal and a comprehensive framework for the thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • For the most detailed and up-to-date descriptions of course and seminar offerings please see the Department of English website at www.mcgill.ca/english.

    • Restriction: Ph.D. Candidates.

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

Four Departmental seminars

OR

two Departmental seminars and

  • ENGL 796 Research Project (6 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Independent research project supervised by a full-time faculty member leading to a comprehensive written report and oral examination.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • For the most detailed and up-to-date descriptions of course and seminar offerings please see the Department of English website at www.mcgill.ca/english.

    • Restriction: Ph.D. Candidates.

Faculty of Arts—2018-2019 (last updated Aug. 22, 2018) (disclaimer)