Program of study

Academic Pathways provides preparatory English language and high school course work to help international students gain admission to a MacEwan University degree or diploma program. Students do not have access to university-level classes while in Academic Pathways.

English Language Studies

ESL/EAL courses are designed for English language learners who wish to complete high school studies or continue to post-secondary studies.
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High School Studies

Academic pathways allows you to take a full range of core, high school equivalent courses that are prerequisites for university programs, skills-training programs, apprenticeship training or technical institutes in Canada.
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Program completion

You will successfully complete Academic Pathways when you apply for and meet all the admission criteria for a degree or diploma program. Some programs have quotas and admission may be competitive; admission to a university degree or diploma program is not guaranteed upon completion of preparatory course work. You must apply to a degree or diploma program and compete for admission.

Program regulation

Students who are not successful in their coursework in more than two terms while in University Studies International or Academic Pathways will have their academics reviewed and may be withdrawn from the program.