Program Information

School: The University of British Columbia – Vancouver
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: English Language and Literature, General
Description: By selecting a Major in English, you will have an opportunity to study with outstanding teachers and scholars in a wide variety of fields. You can select the following options: a Major in Literature, in which you will study significant works of literature in the English language to gain knowledge about the social, cultural, and intellectual contexts in which these works are/were produced; or a Major in Language, in which you will study a number of language areas including the history and structure of the English language, grammars, dialectology, discourse analysis, semantics, cognitive linguistics, the history and theory of rhetoric, composition, and composition theory.

The UBC English Department has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

URL: English at The University of British Columbia – Vancouver
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $36,588
Careers: Managers in Publishing,Editors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70

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

  •  Grade12 English 

– Final grade of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or equivalent course, including provincial examinations where applicable).

– Graduation from high school with a minimum average of 70% (or higher for many programs).