Discover our SC Pathway Program Canada
- SC GEOS Languages Plus has over 43 years of experience in the Education Industry with over 55,000 students a year from different nationalities
- SC GEOS offers Pathways program in six attractive Canadian locations: Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary, Victoria, Calgary, and Vancouver.
- SC GEOS students are accepted to most Pathways partner colleges and universities without IELTS and TOEFL
- Many SC GEOS Pathways partners waive their registration fees
- SC GEOS pathways students study Academic English to succeed in the university or college
- SC GEOS offers one-to-one counseling and helps with university placement
- Most of the SC GEOS pathways partners waive IELTS and TOEFL when students complete necessary GEOS English level
- Pathways students enroll in the Intensive (30 lessons per week) or Super-Intensive (40 lessons per week) English preparation course at SC GEOS
- It takes three months to pass one GEOS level with the Intensive course and two months with the super-intensive course
- Some SC GEOS pathways partners offer English assessment instead of IELTS or TOEFL
- Interested students are welcome to enroll in our IELTS exam preparation program. The students can also write their exam at our IELTS center in Calgary
1. Take our free online placement test: http://www.sprachcaffe.com/english/language-test/english-test.htm
2. Send test results and description of student’s goals and interests to GEOS Pathways department
3. Our Pathways Specialist will send a 3 steps personalized study plan:
- list of selected academic programs
- pathways specialist recommendation
- time frame, deadline, and cost
4. Student should send SC GEOS enrollment form, a copy of high school and/or university diploma and transcripts
5. Most SC GEOS pathways partners offer Conditional Letter of Acceptance
6. We will provide ongoing support! Our staff speaks Spanish, Russian, French, Armenian, Arabic, Japanese, Korean, German and other languages.
- Students should apply for Study Permit with SC GEOS Letter of Acceptance and Conditional Letter of Acceptance
- FOR QUEBEC: students should apply for CAQ before applying for the study permit
- Students can apply for Study Permit within Canada (http://www.cic.gc.ca/)
- Students can obtain their Study Permit only with a Letter of Acceptance from SC GEOS if they book English course for 6+ months
- Students automatically receive off-campus work permits for the duration of academic studies at University or College (20 hrs. per week)
- After graduating from public college / university, students are eligible to apply to post-graduate work permit
The certificate, diploma, applied degree, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and doctoral degree programs described below are offered by Canada’s post-secondary institutions.
a) Certificate programs: prepare students for entry into specific occupation. Generally require one year or less of full-time study at a college or technical institute, and are also available through part-time programs. Require completion of some high school studies (often specified grade levels and subjects) for admission.
Exceptions: Universities also offer a variety of certificate programs. University-level certificate programs may require high school graduation, some post-secondary education or mature student status for admission (19+).
Approximate Cost per academic year: 12,000+
b) Diploma programs: prepare students for employment in a particular field or group of occupations. Generally involve two years of full-time, applied study at a college or technical institute. Require high school graduation (often with specified grades and subjects) for admission.
Exceptions: Many colleges also offer general studies or liberal arts programs at the diploma level. University-level diploma programs require one year of academic study or equivalent beyond a bachelor's degree and may be applicable to related master's degree programs.
Approximate Cost per academic year: 12,000+
c) Applied Degree programs: provide enhanced career preparation that combines theoretical approaches to learning with elements of practical application, providing a broader range of career and employment opportunities beyond entry-level in an industry. Are offered by some public colleges and technical institutes. Are four-year programs (usually a two-year diploma plus two additional years) consisting of six semesters (about three years) of academic studies and at least two semesters (about one year) of related paid, supervised work experience in the industry. Have admission requirements that may be similar to those of diploma programs. Completion of a related diploma program may be a prerequisite for admission to an applied degree program.
Note: Students graduating from an applied degree program will not have direct access to graduate studies. However, it may be possible by upgrading or meeting additional course requirements.
Approximate Cost per academic year: $14,000+
d) Bachelor's Degree programs: provide a more theoretical or academic approach to learning with direct access to graduate studies. Are offered by universities, technical institutes, select colleges and private institutions offering approved degree programs. Involve the equivalent of three or four years of full-time study (the length of program varies by discipline and by institution). Have entrance requirements such as a minimum grade or average in specified Grade 12 subjects, including English 30-1. Admission to faculties with enrolment limits may require marks higher than the specified minimum average.Approximate Cost per academic year: $14,000+