As English is the primary language of instruction at Athabasca University, it is the applicant's responsibility to ensure he or she has an adequate level of proficiency in the English language. Moreover, since the PBDLD is a graduate level program, it is to be expected that the materials will be challenging. Although faculty will try to facilitate the learning process as much as possible, they may have to redirect students to remedial resources.
International students must provide documentation supporting the successful completion of at least one of the following English as a Second Language (ESL) assessments before his or her application will be considered:
Equivalencies may be considered upon request.
Updated November 06 2014 by Student & Academic Services