Program Information

School: Mount Royal University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: English Language and Literature, General
Description: The Bachelor of Arts program in English is designed to enable you to explore many aspects of English studies. The English program offers courses in composition, creative writing, film, literature, and literary theory. A distinctive feature of this English program is the commitment to improving your writing skills. Given this focus on writing and on reading different types of texts, you will find these programs useful for a variety of occupations and/or further study.

You will be aware, not only of the historical and generic categories of English literature, but also of the role language plays in shaping our perceptions of everyday life. As a Mount Royal English graduate, you will be broadly literate for having engaged with written, visual and other types of social text. You will be able to articulate the cultural processes that produce literatures in a variety of different geographic settings including Canada. In order to achieve this level of understanding, graduates will have taken a variety of courses stressing different literatures, genres, media and approaches to forms of cultural production.

URL: English at Mount Royal University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Careers: Managers in Publishing,Editors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 65 to 100

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Pure Mathematics  or  Grade12 Applied Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have English Language Arts 30-1 – minimum grade 60%, and Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2 or a second language at the 30 level – minimum grade 50%.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]

All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency if their primary or first language (meaning the main language learned and used as a child) is not English.