Literary Arts at The Banff Centre The Banff Centre’s Literary Arts department offers writers and publishers unique courses to develop their professional skills. Participants can choose from a variety of residencies, workshops, retreats, internships, and special projects.
University of Alberta Bachelor in Creative Writing The University of Alberta offers a minor BA in Creative Writing and a Combined Honours degree in Creative Writing. The university also emphasizes community outreach with its long-running Writer-in-Residence Program.
University of Alberta Certificate in Writing and Editing The University of Alberta offers a certificate in Writing and Editing through the Faculty of Extension. Students may choose from a variety of short, non-credit courses covering a wide range of writing, editing, and publishing topics.
Creative Writing Langara’s Creative Writing program explores poetry, prose, fiction, non-fiction, and stageplay. In a reading and writing-rich environment, you will be challenged to express yourself through different voices as you study a variety of forms and techniques.
Langara Creative Writing – Continuing Studies Break through writer’s block, perfect your prose, and unleash the writer within. Continuing Studies creative writing courses tackle a variety of subjects, including food writing, blogging, novels, short stories, and screenplays.
University of British Columbia Creative Writing Program The University of British Columbia offers a BFA and an MFA in Creative Writing, with study in nine literary genres, as well as a distance education BFA program. Students are required to work in three genres to better develop their skills.
Vancouver Island University Creative Writing and Journalism Undergraduates at Vancouver Island University can take a BA Major or Minor in Creative Writing through the Department of Creative Writing and Journalism. All genres are studied, and students have the opportunity to learn about the publishing industry.
Memorial University Diploma in Creative Writing Memorial University offers the Diploma in Creative Writing as a means of augmenting a degree program. Students learn to write for different genres and focus on critiquing and editing their own compositions.
University of New Brunswick Degree in Creative Writing The University of New Brunswick offers a Creative Writing option in both the English BA Major and BA Honours programs. The Department of English also offers an MA in Creative Writing and encourages graduate students to contribute to The Fiddlehead.
Dalhousie University Creative Writing Concentration The Department of English at Dalhousie University offers all students the opportunity to take the Creative Writing Concentration in addition to a regular course of study, resulting in a Double Major BA or Combined Honours BA.
Algonquin College Scriptwriting Algonquin College’s year-long graduate certificate in Scriptwriting program provides students with the experience to produce scripts for stage, film, television, broadcast and non-broadcast video, new media, and radio.
Humber School for Writers Correspondence Program The Humber School of Writers offers a Creative Writing program aimed at serious writers looking to develop book-length manuscripts. This correspondence course runs for 30 weeks and employs well-known authors as student mentors.
Trent University Certificate in Creative Writing Trent University offers a Certificate in Creative Writing course for continuing education students. The curriculum includes a range of courses as well as a four-month mentorship program during which the student works closely with a published author.
University of Western Ontario Writing Program The University of Western Ontario offers both a certificate in Creative Writing for those who have not graduated from university and a diploma in Creative Writing for those who hold an undergraduate degree.
York University Program in Creative Writing In York University‘s Program in Creative Writing, students have the flexibility to complete their BAs as a major, a minor, or a variety of other interdisciplinary combinations.
Concordia University Bachelor in Creative Writing Concordia University’s Department of English offers an undergraduate degree in Creative Writing. Classes include small workshops in which students learn about poetry, fiction, drama, scriptwriting and editing with published writers.
Concordia University Bachelor in Playwriting Concordia University offers a three-year undergraduate degree in Playwriting. Students receive a grounding in the necessary writing skills and are introduced to all aspects of the theatre, including acting, administration and design.