Certificate in Writing


The Certificate in Writing introduces learners to university-level and professional standards of composition, revision, editing, research, documentation, grammar, and rhetorical forms. Learners gain instruction and practice in a range of popular nonfiction prose genres (i.e., memoir, personal essay, blog, travel writing), in the craft of creative and expressive writing (i.e., plot, setting, characterization, point of view, dialogue), and more.

Registration Details
Academic Program
Instructional Method
Web Based

Registration is available through Enrolment Services.

An overall average of at least 60% is required in 3 FCEs in English:

a) 0.5 FCE selected from: English 10141015, and 1016.

b) One FCE selected from: English 201220132014, and 2817.

c) One FCE selected from: English 30113012301330173031, and 4115.

d) 0.5 FCE selected from: 1014, 1015, 1016, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2817, 3011, 3012, 3013, 3017, 3031, and 4115.


This certificate is not open to learners currently enrolled in any degree or diploma program from Lakehead University.

Information about Lakehead University's program-specific prerequisites, required documentation, and deadlines are important for you to understand and be aware of as you move forward in the process.

Depending on your academic background and the programs you are interested in studying, the admission requirements and application details will vary. Carefully review the requirements and steps involved to ensure a smooth application process. Get ready to start your application today!

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Lakehead University's Tuition and Fees

Whether you are a new learner arriving to campus for the first time, getting ready to graduate or anything in between, Lakehead University’s Student Central provides you with a more convenient way to conduct your business and access support in one central location. Here, you will be able to access everything you need - from enrolling at Lakehead through to course registration, financial support, academic advising and so much more.

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Upon successful completion, you will be awarded a Lakehead University Certificate.

Credential Earned
Academic Program
Instructional Method
Web Based

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For questions relating to admissions requirements and academic course registration, please contact the dedicated, cross-trained Student Central Professionals at Lakehead University’s Student Central.

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