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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Online
Field of Study:English Canadian Literature
English Language and Literature, General
English Technical and Business Writing
General Literature
Literature, Other
Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other
Description:Love the written word? An English degree at Waterloo gives you all kinds of opportunity to explore that passion, with more than 150 undergraduate courses available in both the regular and co-op streams. Take rhetoric courses and learn the art of persuasion. Focus on digital media, where you’ll merge the latest technology with enduring principles of effective communication. Or explore the pleasures and insights of English literature, from Beowulf to Virginia Woolf.

At Waterloo, you’ll be learning from the best: the Department of English features internationally recognized scholars. In their classes, you’ll develop all-important skills in communication, critical thinking, analysis, and persuasion. At the end of first year, choose Literature; Literature and Rhetoric; or Rhetoric, Media, and Professional Communication as your major within the English program.
URL:English at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $29,230
Careers:Managers in PublishingAuthors and WritersEditorsSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 83
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Minimum final grade of 70% in Grade 12 English is required.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

See https://uwaterloo.ca/future-students/admissions/english-language-requirements for complete details.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on April 13, 2020

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