English Language Program

Welcome to the Language Education for Academic Purposes Program

The Language Education for Academic Purposes (LEAP) Program provides a wide variety of courses to enhance your skills for academic study, professional purposes, travel and personal development.

We offer the following English language programs throughout the year:

This is your pathway to Credit Studies at Mount Royal University.

Study in CanadaAre you an international student interested in higher education in Canada? Read more here.


LEAP applications are open to all international students, including those off-shore, for Fall, Winter, and Spring intakes.

Due to the timing of study permit processing, we have a specific deadline for off-shore international students. Off-shore students who submit an application after the following date will automatically have their application rolled to the next term.

  • Fall semester: June 1
  • Winter semester: October 1
  • Spring semester: February 1

We will continue to accept LEAP applications from on-shore international students until the program closes for admission.

Frequently Asked Questions 


I am a new student and I would like to study in the Language Education for Academic Purposes Program at  Mount Royal University. What should I do?

Please send an email to mrulanguages@mtroyal.ca if you need any assistance and we will outline your next steps to prepare for study in our program. 


What will happen if I am unable to be in Canada for the start of the term?

Please email the office staff at mrulanguages@mtroyal.ca at least 3 weeks before the start of classes. We will contact you with the information needed and next steps.


Will I receive a refund if I am unable to study?

The Language Education for Academic Purposes Program standard refund policy will apply.  


I need to take the placement test for a future term.  How will this be done?

New students will be contacted by email with information on how to activate their mymru.ca account and informed how to take our assessment for placement into a level of the Language Education for Academic Purposes Program after an application to admission has been received. This is an in-person test for those already in Canada and an online assessment for international students applying from outside Canada. 


How can I get a Completion of Course document or Course Certificate for my employer or partner University?

Send an email to mrulanguages@mtroyal.ca and provide your name, student ID and identify what documentation you need.  We will provide digital documents for you and also forward these on your behalf as requested.