Western University

English Language and Literature

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Program Information

School:Western University
Faculty:English Studies, Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Description:At Western, we study Canadian, British, American, global, and Indigenous literature. You can start with the earliest classics, like Beowulf. You can follow a contemporary novel, like Room, as it is adapted to stage and screen. English Studies at Western will make you a stronger professional and a clearer citizen, and it will support your humanity throughout your life.

You can complete this program as part of a Bachelor or Honours Bachelor degree. Registration in the honours degree usually begins in the second year, but admission may be gained in the third or fourth year if you meet requirements.

Interested in challenging yourself? Wondering how you might add an interdisciplinary approach to your degree? You might be interested in SASAH! The School of Advanced Studies in the Arts and Humanities is the flagship Program of Western’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Unique in Canada, the SASAH Program offers an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and community-engaged educational experience. When you graduate from SASAH, you receive an undergraduate Major in Arts & Humanities, plus a Major from an existing program, such as English Language and Literature.
URL:English Language and Literature at Western University
Cost per year:*
International: $45,000
Careers:Managers in PublishingEditors

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
All course prerequisites are for an Ontario curriculum. For curricula in other parts of Canada or international countries, head to our Admissions Requirements website.
Application Notes : English Language Proficiency Requirements, if English isn't your first language.

* 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 September 19, 2023

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