University of Waterloo

English - Literature

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Description:A degree in English provides a valuable background for many different professional careers. English literature will give you insights into ideas and issues which inspire and ignite us, and into the connections of our present and our past. As you proceed through the program, you will develop your analytical and critical capacities, become more sensitive to language in its traditional and technological applications, and hone your writing skills, abilities and knowledge, essential not only for students of English literature and language, but increasingly for students in the fields of science and technology.

Joint honours programs are offered in literature, literature and rhetoric, and rhetoric and professional writing.
URL:English - Literature at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,679
International: $28,241
Careers:Managers in PublishingEditors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80

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

  •  Grade12 English 

To apply for admission into an English Plan, normally you must: be in good academic standing, have successfully completed ten courses and have taken at least one (and preferably two) ENGL courses.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* 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 03, 2017

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