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Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Program overview
4 years
Bachelor's degree
English
Start dates
Langley
21,808.45 CAD
May 2021

Richmond
21,808.45 CAD
May 2021

Surrey (British Columbia)
21,808.45 CAD
May 2021

Langley
21,808.45 CAD
September 2021

Program description

Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing

The KPU Creative Writing Department offers students a community of creativity in which writers discover a purposeful craft and explore the gifts of the imagination. We offer award-winning faculty, small class sizes, and a rigorous approach to the discipline of writing. The department is known for a strong sense of community which supports writers to discover their voice and develop their craft.

Learning in the Creative Writing Department is based on foundational principles of mentorship, discovery, purposefulness, and learner autonomy. Faculty demonstrate an authentic spirit of inquiry intended as a model for learners. In turn, learners engage with a teaching environment that is collaborative, creative, and respectful. We embrace emerging and experimental teaching methods in support of a dynamic educational community that is innovative, interdisciplinary, and socially and culturally responsible.

In the Creative Writing Department, learner engagement extends beyond the classroom to encompass learning from community and industry partners and peers. Creative Writing provides an excellent foundation in communication skills as well as the development of divergent and creative thinking abilities. Graduates with these skills are highly sought in today's dynamic workplace.

Admission requirements

Students pursuing a major in Creative Writing must be admitted to the Faculty of Arts.

For more information, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Introduction to Creative Writing I
  • Introduction to Craft and Process in Creative Writing
  • The Business of Writing
  • Introduction to University Writing
  • Introduction to Creative Writing II
  • New Forms and Media: Networked Narratives
  • Writing and Creativity on the Web
  • Fiction and Poetry
  • Drama, Fiction and Poetry II
  • Special Topics
  • Writers' Studio
  • The Writers' Studio II

Scholarships & funding

Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers scholarship opportunities to new students, in amounts up to $20,000 CAD. For details and application requirements, please contact the university.

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University  

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is Canada’s leading polytechnic university. KPU’s five campuses are all located in Metro Vancouver, a modern and multicultural region that has incredible natural beauty, the most temperate weather in Canada, and many career opportunities. With guaranteed...


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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

12666 72 Avenue
BC V3W 2M8 Surrey
Canada

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www.kpu.ca


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