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Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing and Publishing

There's more to the world of writing than you think.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • English, Grade 12 ENG4U, or EWC4U (Writer’s Craft) with a minimum grade of 70%
  • Five other Grade 12 credits at U or M level
  • Minimum 65% overall average

OR

  • Two semesters of postsecondary education, including required courses, with a minimum of 65% overall average.
  • Applicant Selection

    Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses) and the quality of their creative writing sample submission.

    Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

    Ministry Consent

    Sheridan has been granted a consent by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development to offer this degree for a seven-year term starting June 17, 2016. Sheridan will ensure that all students admitted to the Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing and Publishing program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame. Credentials earned during the period of consent remain valid, even if Ministry consent to offer the program is withdrawn in the future. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (e.g. acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).