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English for Academic Purposes (EAP)


Ontario College Certificate


Program Code: 09371

Campus: Lakeshore

Length: 8 weeks starting in September

This program is geared toward non-native speakers of English who want to improve their writing, communication and critical thinking skills for entry into college diploma, degree and graduate certificate programs, or for further professional development.

Taught by experienced and dedicated ESL/EAP faculty, the program consists of 18 hours of in-class instruction per week combined with e-learning assignments guided by a Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)-certified instructor. Curriculum consists of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills with an academic focus. Level 6, 7, and 8 students have the option to finish their studies at either the North or Lakeshore Campus.

Courses

Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Fall semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following requirements:

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    Academic

    • As a program geared towards providing students with the necessary academic English skills to succeed in furthering their studies at Humber and abroad, all students who apply to the EAP program undergo placement testing in reading, grammar, writing and speaking, prior to the program start, to determine the level of study

    • It is recommended that students have a minimum high-beginner level of English knowledge

    • Domestic applicants who are under the age of 19 must possess an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, at or above the general level

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

Student Visa

Applicants requiring student visas should plan for a minimum of six months lead time before classes begin.

Fees

The 2020-2021 fee for four levels is:

  • domestic: $1,870.32
  • international: $8,147.00

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Level 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $675.71 $675.71
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $945.16 $865.48
Level 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $675.71 $675.71
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $945.16 $865.48
Level 3 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $675.71 $675.71
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $945.16 $865.48
Level 4 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $675.71 $675.71
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $945.16 $865.48
Level 5 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $675.71 $675.71
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $945.16 $865.48
Level 6 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $675.71 $675.71
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $945.16 $865.48
Level 7 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $675.71 $675.71
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $945.16 $865.48
Level 8 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $675.71 $675.71
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $945.16 $865.48

International Fees by Semester

Level 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $3,594.05 $3,269.57
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,863.50 $3,269.57
Level 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $3,594.05 $3,269.57
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,863.50 $3,269.57
Level 3 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $3,594.05 $3,269.57
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,863.50 $3,269.57
Level 4 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $3,594.05 $3,269.57
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,863.50 $3,269.57
Level 5 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $3,594.05 $3,079.80
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,863.50 $3,269.57
Level 6 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $3,594.05 $3,079.80
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,863.50 $3,269.57
Level 7 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $3,594.05 $3,079.80
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,863.50 $3,269.57
Level 8 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $3,594.05 $3,079.80
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $217.45 $159.65
Compulsory Student Union Fee $32.00 $30.12
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,863.50 $3,269.57

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Equipment & Device Requirements

All Semesters

Details and Specifications Minimum Specs Recommended Specs
Processor Intel i5 Intel i7 (Quad 4 or higher)
OS Windows 10 Windows 10
Memory 8GB of RAM Expandable to 16 GB
Storage 250 GB storage space Solid State Drive (SSD) preferable
Monitor Minimum 13 inch screen 15 inch screen
Other USB3 ports, Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac Built-in Ethernet port and a USBc port

Additional Costs

Textbook costs - approximately $60 per semester.

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Program Specific Questions

Irene Kosmas, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 79116
irene.kosmas@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Select information only is included in this printable PDF. For complete program details, refer to humber.ca/programs.

Print/Download Date: August 8, 2020