Program Description

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.

Program Highlights

  • 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

Additional Details

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.

Financial Assistance

green checkmark Bursary funding may be available. Learn more about Financial Assistance Options for Continuing Education Students.

Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes outline what graduates need to know, and be able to do, after they complete a program.

  • 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


Career Opportunities

  • 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).

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Completion Requirement

5 Course(s)

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This program of studies applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion email the Program Contact listed at the bottom of this page.

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A selection of courses will be offered each term.

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