Department of English

Welcome to the Department of English at the University of Toronto Scarborough!

We are a diverse and close-knit group of students, faculty and staff united by a shared passion for the vital work that literature, writing, and film studies do in the world.

If you're new to our Department, consider learning about our introductory, or A-level, courses in English Literature and Film, or make sure to explore our Creative Writing program options and opportunities!

Chair's Welcome

Get an overview of our department from our Chair, Professor Neil ten Kortenaar.

Navigating Our Programs

Looking to figure out program routes, expectations, and thematic threads? Trying to find a good D-level or Pre-1900 option? Click here!

Meet Our Alumni

Read some of the stories of UTSC English Alumni and where their post-graduation paths have taken them.

English Literature

Enhance your skills as a critical reader and writer through a Specialist, Major, or Minor in English literature.

Creative Writing

Join a vibrant community of writers and work with award-winning mentors as a part of our Creative Writing program.

Literature and Film Studies

Our Minor in Literature & Film Studies offers a unique opportunity to combine your passion for English and cinema.