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English for Academic Purposes - diploma

English for Academic Purposes

60 ECTS - Diploma

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The diploma in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) is a 60 ECTS English undergraduate programme for non-English majors, exchange students, and others who are required to read English textbooks (in any discipline) and/or wish to improve their academic English skills. The programme also prepares students to undertake university studies where English is the medium of instruction (EMI).

Admission requirements

Undergraduate studies

Icelandic matriculation examination or the equivalent. New students must have English language proficiency on the B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5. 

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