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English - Literature

Redeemer University

Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,987
International: $19,494
Careers:Managers in PublishingEditors


Reading literature, whether Christian or non-Christian works, whether from the past or from the present, provides an important perspective of the world we live in. Redeemer's English Literature program prepares students to find their place and calling in the world by equipping them to read analytically, speak clearly, and write persuasively, finding threads of common grace and redemption in all materials, and asking how is God using language and literature to redeem our broken world.

Right from the start, small seminar-style classes provide you with a broad overview of different literary genres. Class discussion is lead by professors who are actively contributing to their field and are excited to share their love of language and literature with students. First-year courses dig into different ways of reading and ways of writing through close readings of text and by critically analyzing texts through writing. Honing these foundational skills prepares students for future survey courses that dig into a more in-depth study of specific genres, styles, and time periods.

English Literature is a Bachelor of Arts degree. It is offered as an honours major, as a major, and as a minor.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    The English Literature program does not have program-specific entry requirements.

    Applicants from Ontario will be considered for general undergraduate admission based on the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of Grade 12U English

  • Five additional Grade 12 U or M level courses

  • Minimum grade average of 65%

  • No O-level courses or Co-op courses used
  • * 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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