Program Information

School: Simon Fraser University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study: English Language and Literature, General
Description: Our cultural world is composed of language, and so to study English is to engage with the world head-on. Investigate the relationship between a text and its author, its audience, and the history and politics surrounding it. You can pursue numerous degrees, joint majors or other opportunities, such as our field school in France. The English program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a major, a minor, and certificates in creative writing and in writing and rhetoric. You can start this program at the Surrey campus. For more information on the co-op education program, please visit
URL: English at Simon Fraser University
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Careers: Managers in Publishing,Editors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Principles of Mathematics 

Must obtain a grade of C- or better in Grade 12 English and Principles of Math 11. More Information about prerequisites available at:

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

More information about English Language requirements available at: