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English (BA)

English (BA)

brantford  brantford | Also available in waterloo

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English at Laurier in Brantford is unique in Ontario! Modelled on the programs at the best small Canadian universities and the elite American colleges, we offer the Laurier English program in a rigorous, intensive, small-class environment that really lets you work closely with your colleagues and your professors.

English at Laurier in Brantford gives you the resources of a big university with the personal attention made possible by our small campus.

Contact Us:

Ken Paradis, Coordinator, English


Faculty and Staff

Program Highlights

Sample Courses

  • Creative Writing
  • Children’s Literature
  • Literature and Love
  • Indigenous Writing
  • Literature and Crime
  • Realism, Fantasy and the Fantastic
  • The Fairy Tale
  • Young Adult Literature
  • Pulp and Popular Fiction
  • Shakespeare’s Tragedies and Histories
  • Gaming and Narrative Theory

Admission Requirements

We encourage applicants of all academic backgrounds to apply.

Ontario High School Curriculum

  • Minimum admission range: low 70s.
  • Competitive admission range, based on last year’s admitted students: low 80s.
  • English at 60%.

Other Curriculums

Visit our admission requirements section to find specific requirements for international curriculums, other Canadian curriculums, transfer students and more.

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Youth and Children's Studies minor
  • Media Studies Option
  • History Minor
  • Criminology Minor 
  • Professional Writing Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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