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Creative Writing, BFA

OCAD University, Canada

OCAD University

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
BFAFull-time4 yearsfind outCAD 7700 per yearCAD 28000 per year

About Creative Writing, BFA - at OCAD University

OCAD University's Creative Writing program is a hands-on, studio-based program about writing as artistic creation. Unlike other creative writing programs, you can blend writing with art and design studio classes at Canada's biggest art and design university.

This program combines written, performance and visual expression. You'll participate in:

  • An online and print journal
  • Symposia, workshops
  • Showcasing and public performances
  • A book, zine and publications fair
  • Field trips to local readings, conferences and festivals
  • A digital and analog writing lab and access to sound studio
  • A reading series featuring established, emerging and student writers
  • Mentorships, as both mentees and later as mentors
  • University slam team
  • A nurturing and supportive emerging literary community
  • Mentorship by faculty

This program is for both new and emerging writers. You'll become part of a nurturing and supportive literary community. By the end of your degree, you'll complete a body of work aimed at publication or exhibition to launch your career.

Notes about fees for this course

The fees listed here are approximate, and can vary from course to course. For more pricing information, please check the institution website.

Entry requirements

As outlined in the Admission Requirements (Undergraduate) Policy, applicants to OCAD University's undergraduate programs must meet minimum academic entrance requirements and submit:

  • Statement of Intent (required for all programs) and
  • Portfolio (required for all studio BFA, BDes programs) or
  • Writing sample (required for the BA in Visual and Critical Studies)
  • Official transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency Test results (if required)

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