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Intake
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer

  • Program Start Date
    September, January, May
  • Campuses
    Vancouver

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    City of Vancouver
  • Length
    Up to 30 credits (1 year)
  • Tuition Estimate
    (domestic students)
    $3950 per year (for domestic students)
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $2300 per year
  • Credential Granted
    • Citation
    • University Course Transfer
  • Learning Method Options
    Face-to-Face

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

This is a developmental program.

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out Langara's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Applications may be submitted starting 11 months before the intended program start date. Early application is recommended.

The deadline to submit a complete application in order to be admitted for the fall, spring, or summer semesters is the first day of classes for that program-entry semester. A complete application includes a completed application form, application fee payment, and any supporting documents required. No applications will be accepted after the deadline date. 

Application Fee: $40 (for domestic students)

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic Requirement(s):

For International Students:

1. BC High School graduation (or equivalent)
2. One of the following:
    • IELTS = at least 6.5 overall
    • TOEFL internet-based test = at least 80 overall 
    • completion of Langara English for Academic Purpose (LEAP) = 6

For Domestic Students, one of the following:

  • be at least 19 years of age by the first day of the first semester of attendance
  • BC Adult Basic Education (A.B.E.)
  • BC General Education Development (G.E.D)

Admission Advice:

1. Aside from program entry/admission requirements, there are also specific course registration requirements (called prerequisites) which are listed within Langara College's course description. For course registration and program completion purposes, you will need to meet the prerequisites of individual courses in the Program.

 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy Langara's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

You must possess a level of English proficiency sufficient to support studies at Langara College and meet the appropriate category of English Language Proficiency requirements of your program. Please see Langara's list of programs by category. 

There are three category of English Language Proficiency. Verify with the institution directly.

Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

One of:

  • English Studies 12 (70%)
  • Literary Studies 12 (70%)
  • English First Peoples 12 (70%)
  • Langara English Test (LET) = Level 3
  • ENGL 1107 (S)
  • ENGL 1110 (S)
  • ENGL 1120 (C)
  • a post-secondary transferable English course (C-)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) ENGL A (HS or SL) = 3
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) ENGL LIT & PERFORM (SL) = 3
  • Advanced Placement (AP) ENGL LIT & COMP = 2
  • Advanced Placement (AP) ENGL LANG & COMP = 2
  • GCSE O-Level English, GCSE English Language B = C

 

One of:

  • English Studies 12 (70%)
  • Literary Studies 12 (70%)
  • English First Peoples 12 (70%)
  • Langara English Test (LET) = Level 3
  • ENGL 1107 (S)
  • ENGL 1110 (S)
  • ENGL 1120 (C)
  • a post-secondary transferable English course (C-)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) ENGL A (HS or SL) = 3
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) ENGL LIT & PERFORM (SL) = 3
  • Advanced Placement (AP) ENGL LIT & COMP = 2
  • Advanced Placement (AP) ENGL LANG & COMP = 2
  • GCSE O-Level English, GCSE English Language B = C
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Level IV (LEAP 8)
  • Language Proficiency Index (LPI) = 26
  • IELTS Academic = overall score of 6.5 with no band lower than 6.0 
  • TOEFL (IBT) = overall score of 88 with at least 20 in Writing, 20 in Reading, 20 in Listening and 20 in Speaking
  • CAEL = overall score of 70 with no band lower than 60
  • Duolingo = score of 110 (accepted on a temporary basis for applicants applying for Spring 2022 and Summer 2022)
  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree or higher from an English speaking country at a recognized institution where institution is the language of instruction

One of:

  • English Studies 12 (50%)
  • Literary Studies 12 (50%)
  • English First Peoples 12 (50%)
  • Langara English Test (LET) = Level 2
  • ENGL 1107 (S)
  • ENGL 1110 (S)
  • ENGL 1120 (C)
  • 3 credits of post-secondary ENGL (D)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) ENGL A (HS or SL) = 2
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) ENGL LIT & PERFORM (SL) = 2
  • Advanced Placement (AP) ENGL LIT & COMP = 2
  • Advanced Placement (AP) ENGL LANG & COMP = 2
  • GCSE O-Level English, GCSE English Language B = D
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Level IV (LEAP 8)
  • Language Proficiency Index (LPI) = 24
  • IELTS Academic = overall 6.5
  • TOEFL (IBT) = overall score of 80 with at least 20 in Writing, 20 in Reading, 18 in Listening and 18 in Speaking
  • CAEL = overall score of 60
  • 4 years of full-time secondary or post-secondary study in English
  • Duolingo = score of 110 (accepted on a temporary basis for applicants applying for Spring 2022 and Summer 2022)

 

 
Note:
If you are admitted to a Langara College program on the basis of an English language assessment other than the Langara English Test (LET) or an acceptable grade in English, you may be required to successfully complete ENGL 1107, 1110, or achieve an LET 3, prior to enrolling in ENGL 1100, 1123, 1129, or 1130.

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

A. Regular Academic Admission - must be met with one of the following:

  • successful completion of a BC high school (Grade 12) or equivalent
  • be at least 19 years of age by the first day of the first semester of attendance
  • successful completion of an ABE (Adult Basic Education) or GED (General Educational Development) program

B. English Language Proficiency - You must possess a level of English proficiency sufficient to support studies at Langara College and at the level required by your intended program of study. 

Note: If you are admitted to a Langara College program on the basis of an English language assessment other than the Langara English Test (LET) or an acceptable grade in English, you may be required to successfully complete ENGL 1107, 1110, or achieve an LET 3, prior to enrolling in ENGL 1100, 1123, 1129, or 1130.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

Admission to Langara requires you to meet the following academic requirements:

  • General College Admission Requirements*
  • English Language Proficiency (at the appropriate level required by your intended program of study)
  • Program-specific Admission Requirements (detailed within each program profile for Langara in EducationPlannerBC's Program Search Database)

Footnote: The General College Admission requirements can be met in one of the following ways:

  • successful completion of a BC Grade 12 or equivalent
  • be at least 19 years old by the first day of your classes
  • successful completion of an Adult Basic Education (ABE) or General Educational Development (GED) program

Out-of-Province

Admission to Langara requires you to meet the following academic requirements:

  • General College Admission Requirements*
  • English Language Proficiency (at the appropriate level required by your intended program of study)
  • Program-specific Admission Requirements (detailed within each program profile for Langara in EducationPlannerBC's Program Search Database)

Footnote: The General College Admission requirements can be met in one of the following ways:

  • successful completion of a BC Grade 12 or equivalent
  • be at least 19 years old by the first day of your classes
  • successful completion of an Adult Basic Education (ABE) or General Educational Development (GED) program

BC Transfer Student

If you have completed some post-secondary studies at another institution, you can possibly earn transfer credits toward your current program at Langara College. Please refer to Langara College's Transfer Credit web page. Students transferring between institutions in British Columbia, may refer to the BC Transfer Guide to check course transferability/equivalency. 

Upon student's request, up to 60% of Langara College diploma, certificate, and associate degree program requirements may be transferred from another recognized post-secondary institution. These credits must normally be completed within the first 60% of your program.

To request transfer credit, you must submit a Transfer Credit Request Form (available from the Registrar's Office or on Langara's website), an official transcript from the transferring institution, and the appropriate fees.

The deadline for transfer credit to meet program prerequisites* is 10 weeks before the semester begins; the deadline for transfer credit to meet graduation requirements is January 3rd.

Footnote (*): If you need the credit only to meet prerequisite requirements of a course in your program of study, you may also go to the appropriate department with your official transcript for a "pre-requisite override".

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

If you have completed some post-secondary studies at another institution, you can possibly earn transfer credits toward your current program at Langara College. Please refer to Langara College's Transfer Credit web page. 

Upon student's request, up to 60% of Langara College diploma, certificate, and associate degree program requirements may be transferred from another recognized post-secondary institution. These credits must normally be completed within the first 60% of your program.

To request transfer credit, you must submit a Transfer Credit Request Form (available from the Registrar's Office or on Langara's website), an official transcript from the transferring institution, and the appropriate fees.

The deadline for transfer credit to meet program prerequisites* is 10 weeks before the semester begins; the deadline for transfer credit to meet graduation requirements is January 3rd.

Footnote (*): If you need the credit only to meet prerequisite requirements of a course in your program of study, you may also go to the appropriate department with your official transcript for a "pre-requisite override".

Mature Student

If you are at least 19 years old by the first day of your classes, you are considered a mature student. This status enables you to meet Langara's general college admission requirement. In addition, you must also meet the college's English Language Requirement and the specific admission requirements of your intended program. 

Special Note: program-specific admission requirements for Langara's programs are detailed within each program profile for Langara in EducationPlannerBC's Program Search Database.

International Student

For complete details on International Student Admission, please check here.

 

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Conditional Admission

Students currently in Grade 12 who are missing only one course for Grade 12 graduation may apply for conditional admission to Langara. To be considered for conditional admission, you must:

  • be currently enrolled in the missing course, maintaining at least a 60% average;
  • complete and submit an 'Application for Admission and Readmission Form', available from the Registrar's Office;
  • submit an interim transcript of the course that you are completing with a grade of at least 60%

Secondary/Post-Secondary Concurrent Studies

BC Secondary students entering or currently in Grade 12 who have demonstrated academic excellence may apply for limited admission to university-transfer or open career courses while attending secondary school.

Enrolment is limited to three credits each semester. Admission is approved on a semester by semester basis until you have met Grade 12 graduation requirements or turn 19 years old.

To apply under this category you must submit:

  • an application for admission, co-signed by a parent or legal guardian;
  • a letter of support from your secondary school principal;
  • an official transcript of your Grade 11 year; and
  • a copy of any interim transcripts of your Grade 12 year (if available).

Appeals for admission and re-admission are accepted at the Registrar's Office up to one week before the first day of classes.

Final Note: Successful registration also depends on you having the required prerequisites for your intended courses or program.

How to Apply

For detailed information on application process, please check here.

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