International Graduate Study Preparation Program (IGSPP) Academic Stream


Develop the essential skills you need to pursue graduate study in a Canadian or American university. Establish an academic plan, and research graduate programs best suited to your individual interests and background. Gain critical thinking and communication skills to help you succeed in any academic or professional program.

  • Next intake begins September 2017
  • Cohort-based, full-time, 14-week program
  • Includes private classes with other international students under the guidance of an instructor that models the group work involved in graduate studies
  • One online course in your specific academic discipline (e.g., accounting, engineering, science, etc.)
  • Identify academic goals and establish an academic plan
  • After this program, you can expect to have skills needed to gain admission to and thrive as a student in advanced degree programs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Awards and Scholarships

UBC Extended Learning is pleased to offer eligible IGSPP graduates the opportunity to apply for an Academic Performance Award or Academic Achievement Scholarship. View Awards and Scholarships for more details.