The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Creative Writing

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:English Creative Writing
Description:This two-year studio program offers workshops in the following genres: fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, writing for children, translation, stage play, radio, television, song lyric and libretto, screenwriting, new media, and writing for graphic forms.

The Creative Writing program offers a two-year studio course, with instruction by faculty who work in a variety of literary and dramatic forms. The program leads to a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing or a joint degree with another department, in which Creative Writing serves as half of the Double Major.
URL:Creative Writing at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,729
International: $42,803

This estimate represents the tuition for the first year.
Careers:Authors and WritersEditors

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    • Graduation from high school
    • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
    • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)

    Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students must demonstrate English-language competency prior to admission. There are numerous ways to meet theEnglish Language Admission Standard.

    * 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 August 02, 2022

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