Creative Writing, M.A. | University of Regina | Regina, Canada
12 months
6916 CAD/year
4350 CAD/year
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The Department of English offers a Masters degree in Creative Writing at the University of Regina. The MA in Creative Writing is a non-terminal degree.


Why to study

  • After the Creative Writing course work at the University of Regina in both academic and creative writing seminars, students write a thesis in the genre of their choice (poetry, fiction, or creative non-fiction). Award-winning faculty offer small classes, personal supervision and professional training. A extra benefit to studying creative writing at the University of Regina is that students can participate in a vibrant local writing community that includes numerous reading series and programs offered by the Saskatchewan Writers Guild, the oldest and most established writers' guild in Canada.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The course M.A. (ten courses) provides an opportunity to achieve a breadth of knowledge in many areas of English literature.  
  • The thesis M.A. (five courses plus thesis—either academic or creative writing) provides an opportunity to do in-depth research, and an extended piece of writing, on one area of English literature. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Some programs do not have a specific deadline and will accept applications at any time during the year.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A graduating average of at least 75 per cent from a four-year baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) is required for admission to all programs except for English, History, Mathematics and Statistics and the Master of Public Adminsitration where the required average is 75 per cent.
  • Applicants with a marginally lower four year average may be accepted if their performance in the last two complete years is significantly higher (75 per cent or more).
  • Applicants to the MA in Creative Writing and English are reminded to submit a writing sample and a portfolio of creative material with their application package.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6916 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3458 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4350 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2175 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Regina

1270 - 1840 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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