Academic Preparation (AP) Program

Academic Preparation 5

  • 14-week module
  • 20 classroom hours per week
  • 2 hours per week of English Language Experience (optional)
  • 4 hours per week of Directed Learning
  • possibility of accessing academic credit courses
  • Start in January, May, or September
  • Costs: $4,700 Cdn

All Academic Preparation courses build on improving academic reading, writing, and presentation skills. Some students may be able to take academic courses (grade dependent) and all students will take modules focusing on specific skills.

This course prepares students to be successful in their future university courses. In addition to learning how to effectively research and write argumentative papers, students will take two modules:

  • Literary & Media Analysis
  • Business Communications & Professional Presentations

Passing Academic Preparation 5 allows students direct entry to Vancouver Island University programs without further English testing. All AP5 graduates earn 3 academic credits for their language skill progress.

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