Intensive English Language Program

Advance your English language skills and prepare for your future academic studies at Brock with our Intensive English Language Program (IELP).

Whether you have been conditionally accepted to Brock University for undergraduate or graduate studies or you are looking to improve your English language skills, start studying English by enrolling in IELP.  Our Canadian English Language Program is a great way to strengthen your abilities in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Program details:

  • Provides academic preparation for university entrance
  • Beginner to advanced courses, with entrance test to evaluate skill level


In-person or online study options available.


Class time: 25 hours per week including self study time.

Improve your ability to:

  • Read academic materials
  • Write essays
  • Take notes
  • Give presentations

Completion of this program’s highest level (Level 5), satisfies the English language requirement for Brock’s undergraduate and graduate programs that require English Proficiency Test Scores of IELTS (6.5) or TOEFL (88) or equivalent.

SessionDates# of Weeks
Winter 2023January 9, 2023 to April 6, 2023**13
Spring 2023May 15 - August 11, 202313
AELP 2023July 3 - August 25, 20238
Fall 2023September 11 - December 8, 202313

*Dates are subject to change due to operational requirements.
** On January 9, 2023 the end date for the Winter Term was adjusted from April 14, 2023 to April 6, 2023.

SessionTuitionAncillary FeeUHIP Fee
Winter 2023 - in person$3,600$653$252
Winter 2023 - online$2,600$353$252
Spring 2023 - in person$4,900$653$252
Spring 2023 - online$4,000$353$252
Fall 2023 - in person$4,900$653$252
Fall 2023 - online$4000$353$252

All IELP applications require a $250 deposit and $25 application fee due at the time of application and are non-refundable.

Health Insurance is charged for both in person and online studies to allow for flexibility in your study location, abroad or in Canada.

*Tuition, ancillary fees and UHIP fees listed are estimates and are subject to change.

Payment is due in full one month prior to the first day of the program. Please visit Making a Payment for more information.

Once payment has been received in full, students will be registered for the program.

For students who enroll in in-person IELP studies, but are unable to complete the program in-person and pursue the online option, will not receive any refunds or credits for the difference in cost.

Section last updated: March 2, 2023

Technology Requirements

For In-person and online studies.
Laptop: Windows 10 or higher or equivalent operating system with recommended 8 GB of  RAM and at least 16 GB of free hard disk space and Wi-Fi capabilities.

Online studies only.
Access to reliable  high-speed broadband internet access (Cable, DSL, LTE) with a minimum bandwidth of 15 Mbps is recommended.
Laptop must include integrated webcam and microphone.

Textbooks and materials

All textbooks and in-class materials are included in tuition.

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