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|Update date||16/Dec/2019 06:57:50|
List of study programs that are open for international exchanges
|Content||Please follow this link to our website and browse programs (2 or 4 year programs). Each program has specific admission requirements so click on the program then select the Admission tab for more detailed information.
Qualifying is simple, applicants must:
1.Be 18 years of age or older within the calendar year in which they are applying to study.
2.Meet the English language requirement or complete the Academic English Language program offered at NIC. English language proficiency results must be taken within the last two years.
3.Meet other academic and admission requirements for your chosen program. Full admission requirements are found under each program description.
Please be prepared to arrive one week prior to semester start for orientation. Also note that exam period begins right after last day of classes and is usually 2 weeks long.
|Language Proficiency Requirements||
Accept Native English
All programs are taught in English. To meet the English language requirement for academic programs, students must have completed: •BC English 12 or BC English First Peoples 12 with a minimum grade of C; or •Entrance through the NIC English Language program – obtaining a C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095 •Or one of the following: ◦Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5). Students who do not have a band score of IELTS 6.0 or higher in Reading and Writing will be required to take English 104. ◦TOEFL ibt 80 overall with no subsection less than 19 ◦TOEFL 550 (Code 8538) ◦CAEL 60 and writing 60 ◦PTE Academic 54 overall with no component less than 46; or ◦Equivalency as determined by North Island College Admissions Department
Course selections must be reviewed and approved by NIC Department Chairs.3 / 0.1 (3000%)
|Instruction Facilities and Other Supports||We offer Academic Advising, Counselling, Library & Learning Commons services including Peer Tutoring, Writing Support and Math Support.
Here is a link to our student guide providing more information about coming to Vancouver Island, BC, Canada to study:
We offer peerstay and homestay through Canada Homestay Network: www.canadahomestaynetwork.ca
This is a private company that places students in Canadian homes.
Students can also find their own accommodation using craigslist.com or https://www.kijiji.ca/
|Cost of living||
Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee$ 900 - 1000 per month
|Medical Insurance||Required (For student)|
|Visa Process||Please go to the Government of Canada website:
It is the responsibility of the applicant to obtain a study visa if they are accepted as an exchange student to NIC. Students that are studying for one semester only, may study in Canada under a Visitor Visa.
Please inform prospective dates of acceptance if the dates would be later than UMAP's Timeline for onlire placement period. It helps students to choose their preferences.
|Link to the Course List available for international students / Other related links|
Regular Academic Calendar (indicate the period)
- First Semester
- From:07/Sep/2020To:11/Dec/2020(4 months)
- Second Semester
- From:04/Jan/2021To:09/Apr/2021(4 months)
- Third Semester
- Fourth Semester
- Website of academic year
Semester Load in Credits/Units
1UCTS = 1Credit/1.5ECTS/3CATS *What's UCTS?
General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation
- Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation
- Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program
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