at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

The English program offers majors in English Literature, English Language, and a combined program in Language and Literature. You'll study the history and structure of English, rhetoric and discourse, literary studies, and much more.

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Program Information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: Faculty of Arts
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts
  • 4 yrs Length
  • Yes Co-op Option
  • Yes Honours Option

By selecting a Major in English, you will have an opportunity to study with outstanding teachers and scholars in a wide variety of fields. You can select the following options: a Major in Literature, in which you will study significant works of literature in the English language to gain knowledge about the social, cultural, and intellectual contexts in which these works are/were produced; or a Major in Language, in which you will study a number of language areas including the history and structure of the English language, grammars, dialectology, discourse analysis, semantics, cognitive linguistics, the history and theory of rhetoric, composition, and composition theory.

The UBC English Department has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

Program Requirements

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