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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours; Online
Field of Study:English Canadian Literature
English Language and Literature, General
English Technical and Business Writing
General Literature
Literature, Other
Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other
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 available in both the regular and co-op streams. 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.

At Waterloo, you'll be learning from the best: the Department of English features internationally recognized scholars. In their classes, you'll develop all-important skills in communication, critical thinking, analysis, and persuasion. At the end of first year, choose Literature; Literature and Rhetoric; or Rhetoric, Media, and Professional Communication as your major within the English program.
URL:English at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,000
International: $43,000
Scholarships:16
Careers:Managers in PublishingAuthors and WritersEditorsSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 83
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

  • A minimum final grade of 70% is required in the prerequisite Grade 12 English course.
  • Ontario students need six Grade 12 U and/or M courses.

Application Notes : See https://uwaterloo.ca/future-students/admissions/english-language-requirements for complete details.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Not an Ontario high school student?

    We'll accept equivalent courses from other provinces and systems of study. Visit Waterloo's website to view the specific requirements for your province or country.

    If your first language is not English, please refer to our English language requirements and eligible tests.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 20, 2021

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