Master of Arts (Writing and Literature)

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Crossdisciplinary Study

A maximum of up to 4 cp of electives from Group 1

A minimum of at least 4 cp of electives from Group 2

Group 1 Electives

ALL702Criticism of Literature for Children: A Variety of Approaches

ALL706Histories, Fictions

ALL722Texts for Young Adults

ALL727Contemporary Poetry

ALL743Foundations in Narrative Theory *

ALW730Creative Nonfiction: the Personal Essay

ALW732Fiction Writing: Story, Structure and Starting Out

ALW734Script Writing


ALW740Foundations in Professional and Creative Writing *

ALW729 Writing for Communication Media (No longer available for enrolment) 

* It is recommended that students include either ALW740 or ALL743 or both in their first trimester of study.

Group 2 Electives

ACA715Creative Enterprise Project

ACC700Communication and Creative Arts Internship

ACC717Law, Media and Communication (Formerly ALJ724)

ALL701Retelling Myths and Tales: Classic to Contemporary

ALL705Vision and Revision: Short Stories Now

ALL708The Picture Book: Reading and Writing

ALL721Writing Fiction for Young Adults

ALL784Writing and Film

ALW736Advanced Poetics


ALW720 Narrative Nonfiction: Stories of Place (No longer available for enrolment) 

ALW735 Script Writing B (No longer available for enrolment) 

ALW783 Life Writing: Theory and Practice (No longer available for enrolment) 

ALL755 The Other Side of the World: Literature of Sadness - The Body - Mind in Crisis (No longer available for enrolment)

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