The Graduate Program in Humanities, offering the degree of Master of Philosophy, is an interdisciplinary teaching and research program housed in the Faculty of Arts at Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland.
In a normal year, the program provides a home for approximately
20 graduate students and an interdisciplinary teaching forum for
among 50 instructors and tutors from the Faculty of Arts, as well
as other faculties at the University, the arts and culture
community in St. John's, and visiting lecturers and postdoctoral
The focal point for the program is the M. Phil. in Humanities, a master's degree that may be completed in two years of full-time or three years of part-time study. Requirements for the degree are:
- Ten courses, each with a major essay and an oral examination;
- Regular one-on-one tutoring; and
- The final submission and oral defense of a journal, i.e., a major work that may take the form either of an academic-style essay or a creative project with academic commentary.