Admission to the Program

  • Students must have 3rd year standing1 in order to enter the Major. Each spring the Program will accept applications to enter the Major the following September. Year 2 students who anticipate they will achieve Year 3 standing at the end of the Winter Session (see Promotion Requirements and students in Year 3 or higher, including transfer students, are welcome to apply.
  • As the Major is highly competitive and the number of places is strictly limited, students must ensure they submit their full application by the deadline indicated on the Creative Writing website.
  • 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.

1Normally reached at 54 credits


 

Useful links for this major:
UBC Calendar
UBC Department Website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests for pre-requisites 

In addition to the Faculty of Arts requirements for BFA students, these are the specific first and second year requirements for this major:

UBC Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

ENGL 100

3

ENGL 1100

3

CRWR 200 level

3

ENGL 2236, 2246, 2256, 2266, 22761

3

Electives

 

Electives 

 

1Prerequisite(s):  One of ENGL 1100, 1123, 1127 or 1128; and one of ENGL 1129 or 1130.

These Course Planning documents are created by the Langara College Counselling Department and are intended for use only as a guide. It is the student’s responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated October 2021