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Study Bachelor of Arts in English at King's

The english degree at King's analyzes stories, conventions, and writers to uncover the importance and beauty of language. Study english to gain practical communication skills for future careers.
Original text from Beowulf - old English epic poem written between 975 - 1025 AD.

The English program at King's increases your appreciation of what makes language beautiful and important. It provides the foundation for all manner of reading, analysis, self-expression and increases ones awareness of the wondrous power of language to shape and illuminate ourselves and our world.

The study of literature is largely the study of story, figures of speech and forms of language. These conventions are brilliantly employed by poets, playwrights, and writers of fiction to convey stories and ideas. Those who study English at King's can expect to gain a greater insight into the human condition and why readers continue to return to certain pieces of creative work.

Those who study English learn how to communicate effectively with precision and control, making an English degree an incredibly practical tool for future career endeavours.


English programs offered at King's

Available as a major:

  • 4-Year Bachelor of Arts

Available as a concentration:

  • 3-Year Bachelor of Arts
  • 4-Year Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies

Available as a minor

  • B.A. B.Com., B.Mus., 4-Year B.Sc.(BIOL & CMPT majors)

Fall Program start date
Sep 5, 2017

Fall Application Deadline
Aug 15, 2017

Winter Program start date
Jan 4, 2018

Winter Application Deadline
Dec 1, 2017

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Admission Requirements
English Faculty