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What is the Preliminary Year Program?

  • A co-educational pre-university qualifying year
  • An opportunity to complete first-year university admission requirements and learn the skills you will need to succeed in university: essay writing, taking lecture notes, writing examinations, etc.
  • Students are enrolled in 5.0 academic subjects. All Preliminary Year students are also required to enrol in a non-credit work-shop. This work-shop on success in the university environment is designed to provide study skills and transition support

How is the Preliminary Year Program Taught?

  • Taught by university professors on the Brescia campus
  • Course requirements and teaching styles are equivalent to university-level programs

What Skills do Students Receive?

  • Time management
  • Study/examination skills
  • Improvement in reading, writing, and research skills
  • Experience participating in class discussions and seminars

 

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