University of Victoria

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2008
Location: 
Victoria, Canada
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
5
Application Deadline: 
December 1, 2019
Application Fee: 
$135 Canadian (international students), $110 (domestic students)
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Valerie Tenning
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Shane Book, Tim Lilburn, Gregory Scofield
Fiction: Lee Henderson, Lorna Jackson
Creative Nonfiction: Deborah Campbell, Danielle Geller, David Leach
Playwriting: Kevin Kerr
Screenwriting: Maureen Bradley

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. Eligible Master's students will receive a graduate award in their first year; students can apply for a teaching assistantship in their second year.

Other Features: 

The program also offers concentrations in screenwriting and playwriting, in addition to poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

The program is unable to accept an applicant for screenwriting in 2020.