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English (BA)

 waterloo | Also available in brantford

The English program at Laurier allows you to develop your critical reading, analytical and writing skills in preparation for a globally connected world that will put demands on your ability to communicate effectively. Our innovative classroom experiences, with an emphasis on active learning, will allow you to engage a variety of literary texts from a range of historical periods and the breadth of English-speaking cultures.

Our program includes British, American, Canadian, Indigenous and other literatures from the Medieval to the contemporary periods. Our students can connect with visiting writers-in-residence and award-winning instructors, writers and poets.

Program Highlights

Sample Courses

  • Shakespeare and Film
  • Mystery and Crime Fiction
  • Children’s Literature


  • Admission range of mid-70s.
  • English at 60%.
  • More admission requirements are available in our admissions toolkit.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English.
  • IB Minimum Score: 28.


  • Law
  • Journalism
  • Public relations
  • Non-Profit organizations
  • Marketing and fundraising
  • Publishing
  • Editing
  • Human resources
  • Information sciences

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