Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: English Creative Writing
Description: Creative writing offers an exciting and diverse range of courses, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and prose. You will work closely with active and talented writers to help you develop your voice and your craft in a small, intimate workshop setting. Through various creative research and experimental writing projects, you will learn how to write clearly, persuasively, and creatively all while discovering the power of language.

Are you interested in working closely with faculty mentors in labs and community settings on real-life challenges? Do you want to gain research experience for graduate studies, refine your writing for a professional career, or interact with peers who have similar academic interests and passions? Then the Creative Writing Honors program is right for you!

URL: Creative Writing at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Careers: Authors and Writers,Editors

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:

    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. Minimum of 24 units of transferable course weight required. Consult the U of A Calendar for fields of study and appropriate first-year course selection. For consideration, you need a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 with an average of 3.3 or better in your Honors subject courses; Competitive AGPA varies by field of study from 3.0-3.3.