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Program Information

School:Simon Fraser University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Description:To study English is to learn that reading literature is still the best way to understand the world and its many cultures. To study with us is to learn from faculty who have won more teaching awards than any department at SFU, all while writing and editing hundreds of scholarly books and articles, and award-winning fiction, poetry, and drama. To study English literature at SFU is to learn how to argue and how to take apart arguments, to read fantastic books, and to take part in amazing conversations that will change your life. Forever. The English program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a major, a minor, and certificates in creative writing and in writing and rhetoric. You can start this program at either the Burnaby or Surrey campus.
URL:English at Simon Fraser University
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Managers in PublishingEditors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]
Application Notes : More information about English Language requirements available at:

* 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 August 05, 2022