It is strongly recommended that core courses be completed first before taking additional courses.This is a self-paced program, which many students complete in 12 to 18 months.
You must be a minimum of 18 years of age to be admitted.
Successful completion of a Grade 12 diploma and relevant work experience are recommended.
You must apply by completing the online application form and pay a non-refundable fee for the prior learning assessment.
All Continuing Education Certificates have been developed with part-time learners in mind.
If English is not your first language, please review the English language proficiency requirements.
You can take courses first and enrol in the certificate later; however, as programs are subject to change, we recommend you apply for admission to the certificate program as early as possible.All students must complete the four core courses and at least one genre course.The remaining hours can be completed with genre or optional courses.Course Schedule / Fees Are you motivated to put pen to paper and begin or continue your creative writing endeavours?If so, this focused Creative Writing Certificate program may be perfect for you.Some courses are also offered in a classroom setting.All courses are taught by published authors, many who have received national and international awards.This is one of three writing certificate programs offered online through Continuing Education.Other certificates include: This certificate is offered completely online, although some courses may be occasionally offered in the classroom at the main campus.Important: Students are expected to have university-level English writing skills including grammar, vocabulary, and basic writing experience.For those needing these skills, WRI 110 Writing Well can be taken at the beginning of the program and credited as one of the elective courses.