Creative Writing and Journalism (BA) Vancouver Island University

About this Program

Level: Creative Writing and Journalism (BA)

Discpline: Creative Writing

Length: 8 semesters

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Application Fee: $150.00
Tuition Fee: $16,680.00

Nanaimo Campus Campus

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Powell River Campus Campus

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Cowichan Campus Campus

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Program Description

The Creative Writing and Journalism department offers introductory, intermediate and advanced-level courses in book publishing, dramatic writing (including writing for the stage and scriptwriting for radio, television and film), fiction, journalism, and poetry, leading to a B.A. with a Major or Minor in Creative Writing and a B.A. with a Minor in Journalism. Students have the opportunity to combine applied and creative writing skills with a background in all aspects of print and electronic publishing including editing, distribution, promotion, and production of print materials.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.