With VGC Virtual you can now start your pathway program into a Canadian university from home! We offer two options for your online pathway program to study in Canada: University Foundations and University Preparation. You can choose based on your level of English as well as your language and academic goals.
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University Foundations (Level 5 & 6)
Course focus: Academic English and skills while still covering grammar and other general English skills needed at this level. This provides a foundation for students who wish to transfer into the Advanced University Preparation Course.
This program is offered exclusively through VGC Virtual!
- Intake: Weekly
- Admission Requirements: VGC level 5 (placement test) or IELTS 5.0 (recent score)
- Learning formats: Online only
- Duration: each level is 12 weeks
- Study time: part-time
- Schedule: flexible schedule (different time zones)
University Preparation (Level 5 – 8)
University Preparation Intermediate: Extensive university style reading, writing and analysis. This course provides a foundation for students who wish to transfer into the Advanced University Preparation Course. In University Preparation Advanced students focus less on general English skills and more on English for Academic Purposes ensuring you are university ready.
- Intake: Monthly
- Admission Requirements: UP Entrance Test
- Learning formats: Online and in person
- Duration: each level is 8 weeks
- Study time: full-time
- Schedule: Fixed schedule (Vancouver time zone)
VGC's Pathway Options
Depending on your starting level as well as your preferred learning format, you have different options for completing your Pathway to University in Canada.
In order to get a better idea of your potential study duration, we recommend
We will then follow up with you and can suggest a custom study plan that is tailored to your specific requirements and goals.