English Language School

Bridging Program

The information on this page is for current BP students. If you are a prospective student looking for information on the Bridging Program and application procedures, please visit University of Alberta International.

Bridging Program students

A. BP Stages

  • Stage 1 (minimum 2 months)
    Complete EAP 135 
  • Stage 2 (minimum 4 months)
    Complete EAP 140 + EAP 145
    + optional: one UAlberta academic course in Fall and Winter terms
    Note: Students cannot take the following courses while studying in Stage 2:
    • Economics (ECON)
    • English (ENGL)
    • Writing Studies (WRS)
    • Any language course
  • Stage 3:
    Bridging Program completed (BPCM). Continue as a UAlberta undergraduate degree student.

B. Typical weekly schedule

Online Component
EAP 135 EAP 135 EAP 135 EAP 135 EAP 135  Grammar for Accuracy I
EAP 140 EAP 140 EAP 140 EAP 140 EAP 140  Grammar for Accuracy II
EAP 145 EAP 145 EAP 145 EAP 145 EAP 145  Pronunciation for Classroom Communication

C. Typical term outline

Registration (new & returning students) Before term begins
Classes begin Week 1
Classes in progress Weeks 2-6
Final Exam Week 7
Registration (returning students) Week 7
Registration (new students)
Registration procedure info will be provided in class
Week 7