English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

About the program

In this course, an equal emphasis is placed on essential study skills and English language acquisition. The core-curriculum will focus on academic reading and writing, communication skills and strategies, comprehension and critical thinking and research skills, in accordance with first-year college standards.

Students in the EAP program seeking admissions into Cambrian Diploma programs must successfully complete the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) with a passing mark of 60% or above and a minimum attendance of 75%.

Upon completion of this program, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated English proficiency abilities at CLB 6-7.

*This program does not require the approval of PTIB of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, PTIB did not review this program.

Program outline

All applicants from non-English-speaking countries must demonstrate adequate English language proficiency to be successful at the college level.  

Students seeking admission to EAP must complete the Hanson College language test and obtain a grade between 49%-59% in order to be considered for the program


Cost (CAD)

Term 1 $4,265.00*
Total $4,265.00*

*Includes $3900 tuition fees, $90 textbook fee and $275 administrative fee. (This is only for international students. All programs exclusively enroll international students.) Students are also required to pay a $150 application.
Students who enroll in a language program which is six months or less in duration or for which tuition is less than $4,000 may not make a claim against the Student Tuition Protection Fund, which is managed by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. Further, this language program may not have been reviewed or approved by PTIB.

Have a Question?

Program Inquiry

Fill in your information and query below, and someone from our team will get right back to you.

Please verify that you are not a robot.

Send Inquiry