Explore English Programs at Dalhousie

  • The Department of English offers a full slate of undergraduate programs¬†for students interested in studying the history of literature in English, developing their critical and communicative skills, and enhancing their understanding of the many forms of cultural expression.

  • Many of the Department's undergraduate courses are open for students to take as electives or as part of interdisciplinary¬†minor programs in American Studies, Film Studies, Popular Culture, and Medieval Studies.

  • The Department's graduate programs¬†offer prospective Master's and Doctoral students the opportunity for advanced seminar instruction and independent research in all areas of literary study in English.

  • Students interested in creative writing can take ENGL 2010 The Personal Essay, ENGL 3098 Poetry I, or ENGL 3099 Fiction I as electives in our program, or they can complete a Double Major or Combined Honours degree in English and Creative Writing.