Program Information

School: University of Waterloo
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: English Technical and Business Writing
Rhetoric and Composition
Description: Love the written word? An English degree at Waterloo gives you all kinds of opportunity to explore that passion, with more than 150 undergraduate courses on offer.

Take rhetoric courses and learn the art of persuasion. Focus on digital media, where you’ll merge the latest technology with enduring principles of effective communication. Or explore the pleasures and insights of English literature, from Beowulf to Virginia Woolf.

URL: English – Rhetoric, Media and Professional Communication at University of Waterloo
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,810
International: $29,230
Careers: Authors and Writers,Technical Writers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

English (Min. 70%)

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]