University of Victoria

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Program Information

School:University of Victoria
Faculty:Fine Arts
Field of Study:English Creative Writing
Description:Led by established, nationally acclaimed faculty and sessional instructors breaking ground in their fields, small groups of students discuss and analyze their work in dynamic and intensive peer sessions to develop both their craft and critical ability.

Workshops in poetry, drama, fiction and nonfiction are supplemented by lectures on craft and courses in each genre, publishing, journalism, editing, photojournalism, audio and screenwriting, multimedia and electronic design for the Web and print. In addition to faculty and sessional instructors the department also hosts regular visits by celebrated and international writers.
URL:Writing at University of Victoria
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,428
International: $22,783
Careers:Authors and WritersEditors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio

* 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 11, 2018