Achieve your academic and career goals in a supportive Christian community.

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program offers three tracks of study for international students. It offers English and academic instruction to help you meet the language proficiency requirements you need to begin studies at Briercrest College.

Take courses focused on building English and academic language skills, intercultural experience, and critical thinking skills. As a member of the Briercrest community, you will be enriched personally, spiritually, and academically through rich campus life.  

Join our community

Learning doesn’t just happen in the classroom. At Briercrest, it also happens in a caring Christian environment full of opportunities. Enjoy chapel services, life in dorm, and serving while you study at Briercrest.

Get Immersed

Get an immersive learning experience through college classes, life in dorm, and everything in between.

Grow academically

Become a life-long, passionate learner! This program will not just prepare you to pass an English test, it will prepare you to learn to the best of your ability in the college classroom.

  • Requirements

Intermediate Track:

  • EAP 100 Academic Writing Foundations
  • EAP 101 Academic Reading Foundation
  • EAP 102 Oral Communication
  • EAP 103 Academic Discourse
  • Choose one elective:
    • EAP 104 Pronunciation Strategies
    • EAP 105 Beyond the Classroom

High Intermediate:

  • EAP 200 Academic Writing Skills
  • EAP 201 Academic Reading Skills
  • EAP 202 Oral Communication
  • EAP 203 Academic Discourse
  • Choose one elective (Electives will be offered based on enrollment):
    • EAP 204 IELTS Prep.
    • EAP 205 Business English

EAP Pathway:

  • EAP 300 Advanced Academic Writing
  • EAP 301 Advanced Academic Reading
  • Two College Courses*

*Students can choose from a list of approved 100 level college courses


Angela Lim  
Director of International Students
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