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Creative Writing

University of Guelph

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
13674 CAD/year
4754 CAD/year
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About

The Creative Writing program of University of Guelph is structured to nurture and support diverse voices and wide imaginaries.

Overview

Key facts

The Creative Writing program of University of Guelph recognize the power of language to summon a different world. Defining characteristics include the plenary courses, the participation of a range of writers from Canada and abroad, individual mentorships, class visits from professionals, and alliances with cultural organizations in the Toronto area.

Required courses: three workshops, two reading-based plenary courses, an individual mentorship with a professional writer, and a book-length thesis project. Workshops: creative non-fiction, drama, fiction, poetry, writing the decolonial, and hybrid forms and mixed-mode narratives.

Are you interested in:

  • Literary creation within a specific
  • genre or across genres
  • Dramatic creation
  •  Writing pedagogy

Career opportunities

  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Teacher/Professor
  • Publishing
  • Any profession that requires highly sophisticated language and narrative skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Plenary Course: Writers on Writing
  • Plenary Course: Writers in the World
  • Poetry Workshop
  • Fiction Workshop
  • Writing the Decolonial-Fiction
  • Hybrid Forms and Mixed-Mode Narratives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
89
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
B-
B (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
89
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree in an honours program, or equivalent, from a recognized degree-granting institution. No requirement as to the discipline in which the degree was earned.
  • An average standing of at least second-class honours (B-) in last four semesters of study.
  • A limited number of students may be admitted to the MFA without having satisfied the degree requirements and/or academic standing requirement set out above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13674 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6837 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4754 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2377 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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