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Associate of Arts Degree - Creative Writing

Capilano University

Faculty:Faculty of Arts & Sciences, School of Humanities
Degree:Associate
Field of Study:English Creative Writing
Writing, General
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,061
International: $21,066

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.

Careers:Authors and Writers

Description:

If you'd love to immerse yourself in contemporary literature and creative writing, start in the Associate of Arts degree in Creative Writing at CapU.

Hone your writing under the guidance of practicing writers, who specialize in poetry and poetics (including digital poetics), the novel, micro-fiction, creative non-fiction, writing for children, ficto-criticism, radio and short film scripts.

You'll start your first year by studying multiple genres and branch out in second year to explore poetry, fiction, non-fiction, playwriting and writing for children.

Prerequisites:

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Applicants are required to have high school graduation (Grade 12). Applicants are also required to have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 (60%) calculated on English Studies 12, or English 12 or English 12 First Peoples and two academic Grade 12 courses.
Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at CapU. All applicants are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission. If English is not your first language or you've received your education in a language other than English, you must meet our English Language Requirements.
Additional Admission Requirements:

    Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

    Note: All B.C. applicants must release their grades to CapU via the BC Ministry of Education at Student Transcripts Services (STS). Please do this as soon as possible.

    * 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.

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