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bachelor

Degree

Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies

bachelor

Degree

Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    21,780 CAD

  • Application fee

    120 CAD

  • Years of study

    2 years

  • PGWP Duration

    2-3 years

  • Min required GPA

    2 out of 4

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-September 01-August-2021 01-August-2021
Spring-January 01-December-2021 01-December-2021
Summer-May 01-April-2021 01-April-2021

Overview

Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies

The Associate of Arts Degree is an exit credential designed to provide a more rigorous and broad educational experience than the Diploma with much of the same flexibility. 

The credential prepares students for employment, global citizenship and critical thinking, and can be used as a solid foundation for future studies. The Associate of Arts in General Studies option is for students who have not selected a major area of study.

Total Credits: 60 

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$34,212

Total costs

yearly

$6,828

Cost of living

1 person

$5,604

Accommodation

1 bed room

$21,780

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Graduation from high school (secondary school) or completion of 24 or more undergraduate-level credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

Applicants without an English 12 may be able to present IELTS, TOEFL or other tests.

Required documents

1_ Transcripts
2_ English Proficiency

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

88
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

61
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL): Score of 70 or higher with no sub score less than 60, taken within the last two years from the term of admission
Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Level 5 with an essay score of 30 or higher, taken within the last two years from the term of admission

Duolingo English Test: Score of 110 or higher, taken within the last two years from the term of admission.

On April 21, 2020 changes to the English Proficiency Testing Options for Admission were approved by the Senate Executive Committee.
Effective immediately, on a temporary basis until in-person testing resumes, applicants may satisfy KPU's University Preparatory English Proficiency Requirements as follows:

Duolingo English Test: Minimum score of 95, taken within the last two years from the term of admission, for admission to Pathway 3
Duolingo English Test: Minimum score of 85, taken within the last two years from the term of admission, for admission to Pathway 2
Duolingo English Test: Minimum score of 65, taken within the last two years from the term of admission, for admission to Pathway 1 or the Diploma in English Language Proficiency


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