The School of Journalism, Writing, and Media offers undergraduate writing and journalism courses to students across all faculties at UBC.

Our goal is to show how scholars think about the world and how it shapes both their research and how they write. Through our courses, workshops, conferences, as well as our cutting-edge theories on writing and teaching, we help students demystify specific writing situations, including research proposals, presentations, and academic publishing.


Writing Requirements

Writing Requirements


“WRDS 150 was an eye-opening experience for me as it exposed me to the world of scholarly writing. Before university, I had no experience with academic writing and how to alter my writing to correspond with different research disciplines. By learning how to coordinate writing styles with the traditions of various scholarly communities, I also familiarized myself with the expectations of being a

Marianne K.
WRDS 150 Student