Writing Studies

Writing is at the heart of the Arts Improve your writing through study, practice and tutoring

Writing is at the heart of the Arts
Improve your writing through study, practice and tutoring

What is Writing Studies?
Writing Studies at the University of Alberta offers undergraduate and graduate courses in the exploration of writing. It also serves as an intellectual home for faculty and students who promote university-wide writing initiatives.


About the Program
Writing Studies helps students produce richer written material and to use their writing to make connections and discoveries.

Our WRS courses:
• Teach theory and practice of writing
• Explore diverse forms of academic & professional writing
• Use unique and interactive and individualized approaches to learning
• Help develop students’ critical analyses & reflection skills
• Offer dedicated sections for BP and TYP students
• Fulfill specific requirements in many bachelor programs