School of Continuing Education
University Preparation offers core high school equivalent courses that are prerequisites for entrance to university programs.
University Preparation is an essential first step toward the achievement of a student’s career goals. This program allows most students to complete all of their prerequisite high school equivalency courses within a year and move into the university program of their choice.
|BIOL 020||Biology 20||5|
|BIOL 030||Biology 30||5|
|CHEM 020||Chemistry 20||5|
|CHEM 030||Chemistry 30||5|
|CMSK 011||Computers Level I||5|
|CMSK 015||Computers Level II||5|
|ENGL 010-1||English 10-1||5|
|ENGL 020-1||English 20-1||5|
|ENGL 020-2||English 20-2||5|
|ENGL 030-1||English 30-1||5|
|ENGL 030-2||English 30-2||5|
|MATH 010R||Mathematics 10 Prep||5|
|MATH 010C||Mathematics 10 Common||5|
|MATH 020-1||Mathematics 20-1||5|
|MATH 020-2||Mathematics 20-2||5|
|MATH 030-1||Mathematics 30-1||5|
|MATH 030-2||Mathematics 30-2||5|
|MATH 031||Mathematics 31||5|
|PHYS 020||Physics 20||5|
|PHYS 030||Physics 30||5|
|SCIE 010||Science 10||5|
|SCIE 030||Science 30||5|
|SOST 020-1||Social Studies 20-1||5|
|SOST 030-1||Social Studies 30-1||5|
Not all courses are offered each term. Evening courses have separate start and end dates. Consult the program for further details.
Domestic and International students will be required to meet the same requirements.
All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. This program requires proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation such as CLB scores of at least 6 (with no skill under 6), an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no skill under 5.0, or equivalent.
Once admitted to the program, students may be required to write a placement test to determine their current academic standing and placement level in the program.
International applicants must be eligible to apply for a study permit which is valid for 6 months or longer.
High School Equivalency Diploma
University Preparation offers a high school equivalency diploma. In order to qualify, students must present five courses with a minimum grade of “D” at the 30-level. Three of the five courses must be completed in the University Preparation program. Of the five courses required for the equivalency diploma, at least one must be in English (30- level) and one must be in mathematics (30-level). For more information, please contact our office at 780-497-4400
To apply to this program, students can apply online via the ApplyAlberta website and pay the $110 non-refundable application fee (with Visa or MasterCard).
Note: International applicants who are students studying in Canada on a study permit or other visa can apply directly to University Preparation through the same process.
International applicants must write a placement test and have a meeting with an advisor to discuss test results and career goals.
Domestic applicants with a transcript or prerequisites more than two years old must write a placement test and have a meeting with an advisor to discuss test results and career goals.
Student Financial Support
Funding may be available to students to cover the cost of tuition fees and some course materials.
For more information, call 780-497-4400.