36 months
15240 CAD/year
4089 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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This English program from University of Winnipeg offers the study of literature, the English language, and the process of writing.    

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Studies in English enrich your enjoyment and understanding of all forms of literature. In the English program from University of Winnipeg  you will read a wide variety of texts, study the English language, and investigate and practice the process of writing. 

You will be asked to consider questions such as how culture, gender, ethnicity, race, social class, and/or historical context affect the texts you read.   

The English Department offers courses in literary periods that range from classic to contemporary, focusing on writers from Geoffrey Chaucer and William Shakespeare to Carol Shields and Tomson Highway. The department also offers courses in historical periods, genres, children’s literature, women and literature, popular literature, gay and lesbian literature, creative writing, language and linguistics.

This program leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree (3-year, 4-year, or Honours) with a Major in English. The 4-Year BA offers students three areas of specialization: Creative Writing; Young People’s Texts and Cultures; and Screen and Cultural Studies.

Sample Careers

Students of English develop excellent analytic, reading, and writing skills, which are assets in almost any career. Critical readers and writers are required in many professions, including business, law, medicine, politics, and public service. 

More directly, the study of English leads to careers in teaching or to careers that involve writing and research, including advertising, journalism, publishing, and public relations. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medieval Literature and Culture
  • Fairy Tales, Fantasy, and Culture
  • Popular Literature and Film
  • Topics in Women Writers 
  • Critical Theory: An Introduction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits
  • 4 years: 120 credits 


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • American High School Curriculum -  Complete grade 12 with a minimum high school average of C+ or better on a minimum of 5 academic subjects.
  • British Patterned Education - General Certificate of Education, with two subjects at Advanced Level and three at Ordinary Level, or three subjects at Advanced Level and one at the Ordinary Level. 
  • Secondary School Grade: C (with no mark below a D)
  • International Baccalaureate – An IB diploma with 3 HL courses and 3 SL courses.  For transfer credit or advanced standing, no grade below 4 accepted.Minimum points required: 24Minimum total score of 24 points 
  • Students will still need to meet the English Language Requirements of the university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15240 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15240 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4089 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4089 CAD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Winnipeg

1056 - 1650 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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