English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Students will learn effective skills and strategies to meet language proficiency requirements in Canada with this program.
  • Duration: 14 weeks
  • Time commitment: 18 hours per week
  • Subject: English

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 40%-59% in order to be considered for the program


Cost (CAD)

Term 1$4,265.00*

*Includes $3900 tuition fees, $150 application fee, $90 textbook fee and $275 insurance. (This is only for international students. All programs exclusively enroll international students.)

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.

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