Writing Programs


UBC Extended Learning

Extended Learning offers non-credit writing courses for those who wish to improve their academic, professional, business and creative writing skills.

Writing 098, a comprehensive course in grammar and composition, helps students prepare for university writing courses. This course is of interest to graduate students who completed their undergraduate programs where English was not the language of instruction, and to anyone writing the Language Proficiency Index (LPI) exam.

Other academic writing courses of assistance to students who have good English language skills but for whom English is not their first language include Advanced Composition, Getting Ahead with Grammar, Writing for Style, Writing for Graduate Students and Scientific Writing.

Personal and Creative Writing courses and Professional Writing courses are also offered.