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Applied English

Activate your English language skills and learn to apply them in real-world contexts! You will strengthen your overall language proficiency through an integrated skills curriculum and then focus on developing your ability to operate in the language in the applied life and career situations of your choice. Not only will you develop your overall English skills, but you will develop your confidence and ability to function effectively in the specific roles and situations that matter most to you.
For more information about this program please contact the Global Learning & Language Centre

The Integrated English Language Skills and Global Competency component will help you to improve your overall English language, academic and critical thinking skills through task-based learning, projects, presentations, and interactions. Choosing one of the applied options listed below will give you the opportunity to apply your language skills to a specific area of study and strengthen your ability to operate effectively in English in this chosen context.

This program is enhanced by experiential learning and guest speakers who can contribute firsthand knowledge from their area of expertise.

Applied English – Global Leadership

Develop the global mindset required to be a leader in an increasingly diverse world. This program will help you gain the skills, confidence, and awareness you need to connect with people across boundaries and to lead positive change in your life, organizations and communities.

Designed for aspiring leaders seeking an immersive international education experience, this one semester program blends professional and personal leadership, team-based projects and exposure to RRU’s award-winning Learning, Teaching and Research Model alongside an interactive and engaging integrated English language skills curriculum.

Applied English – Business Communication

Develop the necessary skills to communicate effectively with colleagues, supervisors and customers in a global workforce. You will practice common types of business writing, learn useful expressions to use in a range of professional settings and gain a deeper understanding of how technology can improve business communication.

This intensive one-semester program focuses on the development of essential business communication skills alongside an integrated English language skills program. This program helps students establish a solid foundation in business communication and be taken on its own or as a steppingstone to Applied English – Global Leadership.

Program

Minimum English Language Requirement

Duration

Courses

*Tuition

Applied English – Business Communication

5.0 IELTS

12 weeks

(300 hours)

Integrated English Language Skills and Global Competency

Level 2 or Level 3

(15 hours per week)

+

Business Communication

(10 hours per week)

$5,750

Applied English – Global Leadership

5.0 IELTS

12 weeks

(300 hours)

Integrated English Language Skills and Global Competency

Level 2 or Level 3

(15 hours per week)

+

Global Leadership

(10 hours per week)

$5,750

*Applicable ancillary fees will also be charged.

Program level will be determined by a placement test on the first day of the program. Students will study Integrated English Language Skills and Global Competency alongside students in the International Pathway Program. 


Upcoming Start Dates: 

Applied English - Business Leadership

  • April 25, 2022
  • September 12, 2022
  • January 9, 2023

Applied English - Business Communication

  • September 12, 2022
  • January 9, 2023

Canadian homestay information can be found here.

For more information about this program, please contact our Global Learning and Language Centre