Playwrights

(NOC 5121)
+8.81%
 

Requirement

Educational requirements vary, depending on your specialization.

To be a creative writer, you may want to take a creative writing program offered by a university or college.

To succeed in this occupation, you need talent and ability, demonstrated by a portfolio of work, in order to be hired.

You may also need to be a member of a guild or union related to the occupation.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 5 has a graduate degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

High School Diploma
Certificate
Diploma
Post-diploma
Associate
Bachelor

Useful Experience/Skills

Researching
Writing
Publications

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Journalism
English (Composition)
Family Studies
Computer-related courses

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Scriptwriting Post-diploma
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York University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Screenwriting (BFA) Bachelor; Honours
Screenwriting (BFA) Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022