- Program Description
- Program of Studies / Mandatory Courses
- Admission and Registration
- Learning Outcomes
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- Frequently Asked Questions
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Ideal for beginners and established writers alike who are interested in creating or enhancing their portfolio of written work. Refresh and refine your skills in the fundamentals of plot, prose and character or take specialized courses in a writing form that appeals to you. Whether you're a would-be novelist, filmmaker, poet, or writer of creative non-fiction, this reinvigorated program will help you jump-start your creativity, improve your technique and most importantly, get you writing.
- Personal enrichment and growth
- Prepare for self-employment
- Enhance grammar techniques
- Experiment in different genres - fiction, non- fiction, poetry, short story, romance, travel, children's humour, mystery writing
- Receive valuable feedback
- Discover how to express yourself
- Use writing exercises to establish character development, dialogue, plot and structure
- Develop an individual writing style
- Learn practical techniques for generating and organizing ideas
- Become aware of the requirements for Having your work published
Admission and Registration
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Simply ensure you meet the requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.
Interested in taking a single course? Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, the courses in this program can be taken individually.
Bursary funding may be available. Learn more about Financial Assistance Options for Continuing Education Students.
- Hone your writing skills
- Develop a writing style by producing works suitable for publication
- Create short stories, poems, fiction, novel, manuscript
- Explore your potential as a writer in a practical constructive and goal oriented environment
- Self writing for publication
- Self employment in writing for various establishments
For details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, visit the Government of Canada Job Bank (opens in new window).
Frequently Asked Questions
- Continuing Education FAQ
- Where can I find more information on registering?
- What is the fee structure?
- How can I apply for an exemption?
- Can I obtain credit for learning obtained outside a traditional classroom?
- Where can I find more information on online learning and exams for online courses?
- How do I apply to graduate?
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