MFA in Creative Writing and Theatre atUBC , VancouverFaculty of Arts

Course Commencement Date Sep , 2024 View all dates


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • MFA in Creative Writing and Theatre is offered by Faculty of Arts under The University of British Columbia, Canada.
    This a Masters level program of a course duration of 2 Years.
    Download the brochure to read more details of this course.


  • University Rankings
    • #44

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #47

      - QS 2023

    • #40

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #35

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 5,82,635
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 9,58,895
InsuranceINR 13,799
TransportationINR 32,505
Student FeesINR 33,793
TextbooksINR 33,732
Personal ExpenseINR 77,276
Health care feeINR 55,197
GSS/AMS Extended Health InsuranceINR 17,050
Application feesINR 10,303
TotalINR 12,32,550

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 61.33


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 20ᵗʰ April 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • Usually a minimum overall average in the B+ range (76% at UBC) OR
  • Applicants must have a four-year Bachelor's Degree or a Master's degree with First Class/Division 1 (65%) or Very Good (8 on a 10-point scale)

  • A bachelor's degree in Engineering, Forestry, or Medicine, Bachelor's degree are required


Marks - 92/120

  • With a score of 22 in reading & Listening, and 21 in Speaking & Writing


No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 6.5/9

  • Reading/Writing/Speaking/Listening with a score of 6.0 individually

English Proficiency Waiver
  • Applicants from a university in India in which English is the primary language of instruction may not need an English language proficiency examination as part of their application. Please note that graduate programs have the right to request a language test when deemed necessary, even if the language of instruction has been English
Other eligibility criteria
  • Portfolio: This must include at least two different genres of writing (maximum of three). It must be numbered and formatted as one complete document. The form will only accept one portfolio file
Conditional Offer


If you have a strong record of academic achievement but do not yet meet the UBC English language requirement, you may be eligible for the Conditional Admission Program, which offers English language preparation leading to an undergraduate degree program on UBC’s Vancouver campus for bachelor degree programs in all faculties

Important Dates

Sep , 2024

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Canada.

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