Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

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English Literature, Media, and Writing (HBA)

Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,367
International: $23,747

This estimate represents one year of tuition.

Careers:Managers in PublishingEditors


From novels, films, and essays to graphic novels, video games, and digital media, students in Laurentian University’s English Literature, Media, and Writing program read widely, learning how imaginative and persuasive writing convinces us that the worlds it depicts could be real and that the claims it makes are true. Studying in small classes, our students develop the skills necessary to think critically about what they read and watch, becoming practiced in grasping and explaining how different forms of writing convey complex ideas and information in sophisticated ways. Provoked by the real-world questions and problems they encounter in what they read, our students work closely with faculty members to develop and refine their writing skills in diverse media, creating imaginative and research-informed responses to these concerns.

The English Literature, Media, and Writing program offers students composition-focused courses in science and health communication, creative writing, environmental communication, and documentary filmmaking. Alongside these, students may take courses to study children’s literature, detective fiction, postcolonial studies, Victorian literature, and early modern drama. Students interested in editing and publishing may volunteer for Sulphur, a literary journal edited and published by the students of the English Arts Society. Each year, student excellence in literary criticism, filmmaking, professional communication, and creative writing is celebrated through various awards and public events.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
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: 1 grade 12 English U/M course, 5 other grade 12 U/M courses, and a minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]
Application Notes : The admission requirements vary depending on whether you're an Ontarian, out of province, or international student. Please see the URL for details.

* 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 March 09, 2022