English Course On Campus Online

English for Academic Purposes

Alexander College

3 months
4980 CAD/full
3060 CAD/full
Tuition fee
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The English for Academic Purposes Program at Alexander College is a preparatory program that develops core English Language skills within a post-secondary context. This enables students to approach College/University studies with the required foundational English language competencies.


Key Features

The English for Academic Purposes Program (EAP) at Alexander College consists of 6 levels. Each of which focuses on language learning in the context of academic subjects such as:

  • Science
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
They are specifically designed to develop our students’ academic study and participation skills, while improving their English to a level that will ensure their success in further university work.


  • BC Ministry of Advanced Education
  • BC Education Quality Assurance (EQA) program 

Programme Structure

The 6 courses are divided into 3 categories: 

  • Foundations
  •  Intermediate Academic Preparation
  •  Advanced Academic Preparation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of Secondary Education (12 years, or equivalent) or mature student status, or post-secondary transfer.
  • Aged at least 16+ years of age.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4980 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4980 CAD for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    3060 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3060 CAD for the full programme during 3 months.

Living costs for Burnaby

1600 - 2700 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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