|School:||King’s University College|
|Field of Study:||English Language and Literature, General
|Description:||King’s English programs provide the pleasures and challenges of reading closely literary texts of our own time and many other periods and places. We offer courses in all the major historical periods of English, from medieval through contemporary; national literatures in English, including British, Canadian, American, and Postcolonial; courses in literary theory, drama, popular literature, film, children’s literature, creative writing, and more.
In our small classes and seminars, our students acquire knowledge and skills in analysis, writing, and public speaking. Our graduates thereby prepare themselves for careers in, for example, education, publishing, law, marketing, media and communication, public relations, business, and industry. In addition, the study of English allows us, as Wallace Stevens put it, to find ourselves “more truly and more strange.” Come study with us, and see how reading, writing, and thinking about literature can cultivate a lifetime of curiosity, wonder, and pleasure.
|URL:||English at King’s University College|
|Cost per year:*||
This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
|Careers:||Managers in Publishing,Editors|
|Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*||78|
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
King’s projects a minimum 78% final entrance average for Ontario high schools students. Averages are calculated on the top six 4U or 4M credits including English 4U.
Students admitted to King’s University College must be proficient in written and spoken English. Applicants for whom English is not their first language and who have not lived or studied in an English language environment for a period of at least 3 years will be required to write one of the following tests: T.O.E.F.L. (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – a written score of 580 or higher and a score of 4.5 on the TWE or a score of 85-90 on Internet Based Test (IBT) with no section less than 20; M.E.L.A.B. (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) – a score of 85 or higher with no less than 80 in any section; I.E.L.T.S. (International English Language Testing System) – a score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any section; or C.A.E.L. (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) – a minimum score of 60 is required with no part less than 60.
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