Program Highlights

The English for Academic Purposes (ESL) program – in partnership with the School of Business – offers the Business Administration Pathway for international students.

The Pathway allows you to begin getting credit for a business credential while you improve your English.

Upon successful completion of the two-semester Pathway Program, students earn 15 credits towards their business credential.


CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverFallFull-Time

Tuition and Fees Per Year

Domestic Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$4,562 $1,638 $6,199
Year 2$0 $0 $0
Year 3$0 $0 $0
Year 4$0 $0 $0
Year 5$0 $0 $0
Total$4,562 $1,638 $6,199

Note: Fees are subject to change. Some programs have fees for supplies and equipment that aren’t included in the estimate. To get an idea of what you’ll pay to study at CapU, try out our Tuition & Fees Estimator.

Required Courses

Total credits: 33.00

EAP 090English for Academic Purposes 312.00 credits
EAP 100English for Academic Purposes 4A6.00 credits
EAP 101English for Academic Purposes 4B3.00 credits
100-level BADM, BCPT, BFIN, BMKT courses as defined by the program6.00 credits
100-level courses as defined by the program6.00 credits


Total program credits: 33.00

Program Notes

The Business Administration Pathway will consist of 8 months (two semesters), combining English for Academic Purposes with Business Administration and other courses. Students in the program must successfully complete EAP 090 with a minimum B grade to continue into the second term. Students who successfully complete EAP 100 and EAP 101 with a minimum B+ grade in both courses will continue with the Bachelor of Business Administration and/or the Business Administration Diploma coursework until they are eligible for their Business credential.

Important Dates

Application Dates

Oct 6, 2020 - Aug 3, 2021

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 5, 2021

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 23, 2021 4:00 PM

Note: Dates are subject to change.

How to apply

  1. Check the admissions requirements.
  2. Check the application and document deadlines for your program.
  3. Complete and submit your application through EducationPlannerBC.
    1. Upload all your required/supporting official documents.
    2. Pay your application fee.
  4. Admissions will review your application and contact you.

Admission Requirements

For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.

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Have questions about this program?

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604 984 4971
Birch Building, room 344

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604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
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