VCC International

English Requirements

Find out what level of English proficiency is required for your program of choice.


English admissions requirements at VCC vary by programs.

Check the English Entrance Requirements for International Students for various programs before applying to VCC.


Speaking and listening requirements can be satisfied through three years of full time face to face secondary or post-secondary education at an accredited institution where English is the medium of instruction and is also one of the country’s official language. Refer to the list of countries that satisfy the English language standard for listening and speaking for more information. ESL courses are not included in the three year calculation.


Other equivalencies not listed on the chart may be accepted on a case by case basis. Please contact an International Admissions Advisor for more information and evaluation.


English for Academic Preparation

If you do not meet the English admissions requirements and wish to upgrade English before studying at VCC, you may study at VCC's partner language schools (ILAC or ILSC) to meet VCC's requirements. Contact ILAC or ILSC directly for details.