English Language School
University of Albertawww.ualberta.ca
With over 100 years of history, the University of Alberta (U of A) is one of the top research-intensive universities in Canada. Serving more than 37,000 students, the U of A is also one of the largest universities in Canada. Sixteen faculties offer over 60 undergraduate degrees, 200 majors and specializations and approximately 5,000 individual courses.
The U of A not only provides a variety of program options but also a variety of campuses for students to study at. The main campus in Edmonton, which covers about 50 city blocks with more than 90 buildings on the edge of the North Saskatchewan River Valley, houses the majority of U of A programs. For students interested in pursuing their studies in French, the U of A's Campus Saint-Jean in east central Edmonton offers degree programs in arts, commerce, education and science. The Augustana Campus located in Camrose, about 45 minutes southeast of Edmonton, is a small campus specializing in liberal arts and science programs. Students can also choose to study for up to one year of their program at the U of A campus in Cortona, Italy, where classes are offered in a variety of liberal arts subjects.
The U of A offers a rich and varied student life through more than 400 clubs and groups and a residence program for over 4,000 students. Other highlights of the university include over $25 million in undergraduate scholarships and the second largest research library system in the country. Prospective students can arrange a campus visit, including a meeting with an advisor and a guided tour.
Program Type Second Language Learning
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 1 Year or Less
136 Hours - Intensive Day Program; 132 Hours - English for Academic Purposes; 39 Hours - Part-Time Courses
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education Only
- Distance Learning
Before enrolling in the Intensive Day Program, prospective students must take the ELS placement test to determine their level of English competence. Before enrolling in the English for Academic Purposes program, prospective students can take the ELS placement test, or can provide a minimum IELTS score of 5.0 or a minimum TOEFL score of 65 iBT. To succeed in their language studies, students must be literate in their first language and must obtain a minimum score on their placement test. For more information, please visit www.elp.ualberta.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated September 05, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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