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QBridge – English Language Bridging Pathway

QBridge) is an English language pathway to Queen’s University for students who are  academically competitive for admission to a Queen's undergraduate degree program but who do not meet the required admission standard for English language proficiency.

Students accepted to Queen’s through QBridge pathway are required to complete Fall and Winter terms of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program before progressing to  their undergraduate degree studies in the following September. The 1 + 4 (five years) pathway ensures that students are linguistically, academically, and culturally prepared to complete their Queen’s undergraduate degree studies.

ELIGIBLE DEGREE PROGRAMS

QBridge is available as a pathway to undergraduate degree programs in the following faculties:

QBridge: ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES

Students applying to Queen’s through QBridge will be enrolled in English for Academic Purposes Program. To be eligible for QBridge, students must present the following minimum standardized English language test scores:

TOEFL iBT

58

IELTS

5.5

MELAB

61

PTE

43

Students are required to complete Fall and Winter sessions in the EAP Program at Queen’s School of English and to achieve the required standing in the program (a final grade of A- or B,(a minimum final grade of A- in ESLA 140 or B in ESLA 150)depending on the level in the program). If a student has not reached the required standard in the Winter term, a third term of study may be taken in the Summer.

QBridge: ACCELERATED

Students with the following standardized English language test scores may be considered for QBridge Accelerated, an intensive 8-week summer course  starting in July:

TOEFL iBT

80

IELTS

6.0

MELAB

78

PTE

55

Students must achieve at least a B grade in QBridge Accelerated to progress to  their degree program in September of the same year.

APPLYING FOR QBRIDGE

Students are required to apply through the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) using the following codes:

  • Bachelor of Arts, OUAC Code: QXA
  • Bachelor of Science, OUAC Code: QXS
  • Bachelor of Engineering, OAUC Code: QXE

 

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