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bachelor

Degree

Honours Bachelor of Arts in English

bachelor

Degree

Honours Bachelor of Arts in English

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $28,304 CAD

  • Application fee

    $156 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    80 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 15-February-2021 2021-02-15

Overview

Honours Bachelor of Arts in English

Explore how writing across genres and media helps us to understand each other and the world in which we live. Discover your ability to write creatively in workshops led by some of Canada’s most acclaimed writers, including Lawrence Hill and Dionne Brand. Hone your skills in thinking analytically about literature, media and film. Writing clearly and effectively is a skill that opens opportunities.

Honours and BA programs are specifically designed so students can explore English literature in greater depth and detail as they progress throughout the course of their degree. As a department It has diverse strengths in the following areas:

  • Colonial, Postcolonial, and Diasporic Studies
  • Canadian Literature
  • Early Modern Studies
  • Media, Technology, and Literacy in the Humanities
  • Studies in Performance and Politics
  • Sexuality and Gender Studies
  • Transnational Nineteenth-Century Studies'
  • Critical and Cultural Theory
  • Environmental Writing and Topics in Social Justice

The areas above are taught in a variety of lecture and seminar based courses. In order to familiarize students with both modes of learning, The School of English and Theater Studies offers a first-year core course that provides students with the opportunity to attend weekly seminars in order to discuss material covered in the week's preceding lectures. As students proceed in their respective programs they can expect to take classes that incorporate and build on both models of delivery. 

Sample Careers

  • Advertising copywriter
  • English teacher
  • Media relations
  • Publishing/editing
  • Technical writer

 

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$35,280

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,404
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,976
Tuition 1 person $28,304

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

All applicants must request official transcripts from any and all of the following institutions previously attended:

high school, including summer school
university
college
night school
online courses taken at a provincial approved high school or learning center
an accredited private school or organization officially recognized or authorized as an institution of learning.
Required Supplementary Forms
Personal Support Letter
Student Profile Form
Education Declaration

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

89
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

60
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
If your English proficiency and/or grades do not meet admission requirements, you may wish to be considered for the Guaranteed Admission Pathway (GAP). The combination of the English Language Certificate Program (ELCP) and the Open Learning program provides a flexible option for guaranteed admission to Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts degrees. Save time by completing online courses toward your degree while you are completing your Advanced Certificate.

Duolingo English Test:Minimum overall score of 110
*Please note that the University of Guelph will be accepting Duolingo English Test scores for Fall 2021 admission only and will re-evaluate the opportunity for future use

Academic background and requirement

English 5 additional courses

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