Program Information

School: Renison University College
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: English Language and Literature, General
Description: The English Department at the University of Waterloo is unique in Canada for its innovative embrace of both the literary tradition and the latest forms of communication. By following a degree plan in the Department of English, you may choose to study literature, or rhetoric and professional writing, or a combination of both. In all degree plans, you will develop your analytical and critical capacities, become more sensitive to language use, and hone your writing skills. An English degree prepares you for careers that value analytical, critical, and creative thinkers, whether in business, industry, government, teaching, or communications. It may also prepare you for further study in fields such as teaching, law, or graduate education.
URL: English at Renison University College
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Books & supplies: $2,000

Careers: Managers in Publishing,Editors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80 to 100

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. The cumulative average requirements for admission to the various English academic plans are as follows: Three-Year General English Language and Literature: 65% overall Year One average and 65% in English. Four-Year General English Language and Literature: 65% overall Year One average and 70% in English.