The number of places in the program is strictly limited. Interdisciplinary students are welcome to take any and level courses.
An intimate learning community is a hallmark of our program.
See our course descriptions for a list of and level courses. All students should view the Guidelines for Prospective Creative Writing BFA Majors for specific guidelines and course descriptions before submitting their manuscript.
Degree Options The following links take you to Creative Writing program details in the Okanagan Academic Calendar, a comprehensive guide to all programs, courses, services, and academic policies at The University of British Columbia: Though four years are normally required for acceptance into a graduate program, certain exceptions apply.
For more information, visit Creative Writing for details on deadlines, the admission process, and current offerings.
Admission to the Program Students must have 3rd year standing1 in order to enter the Major. Students who wish to double major should contact the other department for information on how to apply, degree requirements, and deadlines.
Build your portfolio Create a varied body of work and build your portfolio during hands-on projects. Program Overview The Bachelor of Arts BA in Creative Writing is a four-year UBC degree with courses in poetry, creative non-fiction, short fiction, novel, playwriting, screenplay, writing with media, editing and publishing, spoken word, and writing and community learning.
Students are encouraged to consult regularly with instructors. You can combine your studies with full-time, paid work at top local and international organizations. As the number of places in the program is strictly limited, applicants must submit a cover letter and portfolio of their original writing in two different genres for consideration.
The Program is very small. Please note that creative writing majors are given priority registration for all level courses and we cannot guarantee there will be spaces left for students outside of the major. We also have a minor program for students wishing to minor in Creative Writing.
Normally only students are admitted per year. Additionally, courses are offered that appeal to and benefit students in a variety of disciplines, including management, science, and medicine.
Electives 0 to 6 credits: Honours No You can study intense specialization in a single field.Creative Writing: Creative Writing Program: Dental Hygiene: Faculty of Dentistry: If you are applying after one or two years of CEGEP, you must satisfy UBC’s general admission requirements, plus your degree-specific requirements.
The University of British Columbia. The University of British Columbiaâ€™s many innovative academic programs, combined with an international reputation for teaching and research, provide students with the knowledge, flexibility, and skills needed for the 21st century.
Please review UBC’s admission requirements and application instructions. You will create a CWL (Campus Wide Login) account when you apply.
If you already have a CWL from a UBC Creative Writing Program Main Mall Buchanan Room E Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1 CANADA. UBC Creative Writing is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people.
We thank the Musqueam Nation for its hospitality and support of our work. Write and learn on our breathtaking campus in Vancouver, Canada, one of the world’s most livable cities.
Students seeking admission to the Major program in Creative Writing must be in 3 rd year standing at UBC (a minimum of 54 credits).
Transfer students must have completed 54 transferable credits of courses by May 15 th. For more information, visit Creative Writing for details on deadlines, the admission process, and current offerings.
All students should view the Guidelines for Prospective Creative Writing BFA Majors for specific guidelines and course descriptions before submitting their manuscript.Download