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English Language Centre

Located in the Greater Toronto Area at Durham College Oshawa Campus, The English Language Centre (ELC) provides a language pathway for students who meet the academic requirements for admission to Durham College but require additional English language training. Qualified students will receive conditional admission to their Durham College diploma or certificate program at the same time as they receive admission to the ELC.

Benefits of studying at ELC:

  • Six levels to develop the competencies needed for academic programs at Durham College
  • Out-of-class learning activities
  • English only environment
  • Conversation groups, cultural and social activities, optional field trips and activities
  • Seven (7) weeks (175 hours total) for each level
  • 25 hours a week minimum
  • Small classes averaging 14 students
  • Six start dates offered every year
  • Peer-mentorship program

Students will be placed according to the results of the placement test that will be performed at the English Language Centre upon their arrival

Seamless Application Process and Transition to Durham College:

Apply  > Conditional Admission > English for Academic Purposes > Begin you Durham College Program

  1. Apply using our application portal at durhamcollege.ca/internationalapplication
  2. Receive a Conditional Letter of Admission for your Durham College Program
  3. Receive your Letter of Admission for our ELC program
  4. Study at ELC and pass the appropriate level
  5. Begin your studies at Durham College

Our Levels:

All of our levels lasts seven (7) weeks and students can quickly progress from level to level as they improve their English proficiency

PRE EAP EAP-1000 > EAP 2000 EAP 3000 > EAP 4000 > EAP 5000 EAP 6000

How Students Transition to Durham College:

  • EAP- 4000: When students successfully finish EAP-4000, Direct entry to most Diploma and Certificate programs
  • EAP- 5000: When students successfully finish EAP-5000, Direct Entry to Durham College Graduate Certificate programs
  • EAP- 6000: When students successfully finish EAP -6000, Direct Entry to Practical Nursing and Communicative Disorders Program

Flexible Start Dates:

We have the start date that is right for you! Six start (beginning and middle of each semester) dates throughout the year to allow students to easily plan and transition to post-secondary programs.

2018
Session
New Students
Session Starts
Mandatory Academic Preparation Workshops
Current Students
Session starts
Session ends
Current Students
Free optional language activities
Winter 1 08-Jan 15-Jan 02-Mar March 5 – 9
Winter 2 05-Mar 12-Mar 27-Apr April 30 – May 4
Spring 30-Apr 07-May 22-Jun June 25 – 29
Summer 25-Jun 03-Jul 17-Aug September 4 – 7

Summer 2017 – 8 weeks

Fees:
Tuition: $2,500.00 per level
U-Pass: $120.00 per level
Health Insurance: $117.00 per level
Student Support Program: $9
Athletic Complex Membership: $8.85 per level
Campus Health Centre: $8.78 per level
Campus Access and Safety: $33.87 per level
Intramurals: $2.50 per level
Test fee: $25 per level
Total $2816.22

 

2017-2018

Fees:
Tuition: $2,575.00 per level
U-Pass: $127.00 per level
Health Insurance: $117.00 per level
Student Support Program: $9
Athletic Complex Membership: $9.01 per level
Campus Access and Safety: $34.99 per level
Intramurals: $2.50 per level
Test fee: $25 per level
Total $2899.50

How to contact us:

For more information, please visit: http://international.durhamcollege.ca/experience-durham-college/english-language-proficiency-elt-partners

905.721.2000 ext. 2355
international@durhamcollege.ca

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