Capilano University

Associate of Arts Degree - Creative Writing

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts & Sciences, School of Humanities
Degree:Associate
Field of Study:English Creative Writing
Description:If you'd love to immerse yourself in contemporary literature and creative writing and see where it takes you - start here. Hone your writing under the guidance of practicing writers. Our instructors specialize in poetry and poetics (including digital poetics), the novel, micro-fiction, creative non-fiction, writing for children, ficto-criticism, and radio and short film scripts.

In first year you'll study multiple genres, branching out in second year to explore poetry, fiction, non-fiction, playwriting and writing for children. You'll finish with an Associate Degree plus first- and second-year English and creative writing transfer credits, which can be laddered into one of the 15 bachelor’s degrees at CapU.
URL:Associate of Arts Degree - Creative Writing at Capilano University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,632

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.
Careers:Authors and Writers

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 
Applicants are required to have high school graduation (Grade 12). Applicants are also required to have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 (60%) calculated on English Studies 12, or English 12 or English 12 First Peoples and two academic Grade 12 courses.
Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at CapU. All applicants are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission. If English is not your first language or you've received your education in a language other than English, you must meet our English Language Requirements.
Additional Admission Requirements:

    Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

    Note: All B.C. applicants must release their grades to CapU via the BC Ministry of Education at Student Transcripts Services (STS). Please do this as soon as possible.

    * 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 07, 2022