Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

For general rules, see the Faculty of Graduate Studies regulations.

The admission requirements are as follows: An MA thesis degree in French, an excellent French oral and written proficiency, a scholarly interest in one of the PhD thesis areas: all periods of French, Qu├ębec, Acadian, and Francophone literature and culture, with certain emphases, and the field of Linguistics, equally with particular emphases. Please consult the Department's PhD document for full details.

The requirements after admission are the following: Two years of Dalhousie residency, four full graduate credits (from the departmental offerings in the years of residency), a second language examination (within two years after admission), preliminary and comprehensive written and oral examinations (not less than one year prior to submission of thesis), and the PhD thesis (normally written in French) and its oral defence.