Improve your overall English language proficiency, expand your global awareness and learn effective academic English strategies with classmates from around the world!
- Delivered in a full-time, 12-week format
- 25 hours per week of classroom instruction
- Offered 3 times per year (September, January, April)
- Three levels, ranging from low intermediate to upper intermediate level of English
Initial program level is determined by a level placement test on the first day of your program.
|Program Level (12-weeks per level)||English Language Equivalency|
|Level 1||IELTS 4.5|
|Level 2||IELTS 5.0|
|Level 3||IELTS 5.5|
Some courses in GLLC’s Global English and Academic Skills are shared with other Global English programs and English for Academic Purposes, with the aim of bringing a more diverse range of perspectives into the classroom.
Dates and Fees
|Global English and
Academic Skills - Intensive
(25 hours per week)
|12 weeks||April 24 - July 14, 2023
September 11 - December 1, 2023
January 8 - March 29, 2024
April 22 - July 12, 2024
*Royal Roads University student fees apply to students in most GLLC programs. These fees, which help fund a range of services that support student learning and the student experience, are included in the program tuition stated above.
Certificate in English Proficiency
Students who achieve 70% or higher in all 3 courses in Level-3 of Global English and Academic Skills will receive a Certificate in English Proficiency. This certificate can be used as proof of meeting the minimum English language requirement when applying for one of RRU’s undergraduate Year 1 programs with academic and language support.
The GLLC does not arrange accommodation for students. Review our information on off-campus housing options in Victoria. Contact us for information about homestay options.
Global Learning and Language Centre
Our advisors are here by email to answer your questions and provide you with the information you need, including:
- Program details
- Admission requirements and the application process
- Campus and student services
- How to prepare for your journey to Victoria