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English proficiency

At TSoM, all classes are taught in English. Our Admissions Committee may require proof of English language proficiency from applicants who attended English language-based education systems. If your first language is not English, you must submit one of the following*:

  • Your score on a recognized English proficiency test (eg. IELTS 5.5 for entry to business and hospitality programs)
  • Official proof of a degree awarded by a recognized university where English is the language of instruction and where the university is located in a country where English is the official language
  • Successful completion of other recognized English preparation courses where students have demonstrated an equivalent to a 5.5 IELTS score or better.
List of Exempted Countries
  • American Samoa
  • Anguilla
  • Antiqua & Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • Canada (including Quebec)
  • Cayman Island
  • Dominica
  • Falkland Islands
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guyana
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malta
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Montserrat
  • New Zeland
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts & Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Trinidad & Tabago
  • Turks & Caicos Islands
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • USA
  • Virgin Islands (British)
  • Virgin Islands (US)
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
Recognized English Language Schools

EC English – successful completion of B2 level

EF International Language Schools – successful completion of B2 level

ST George International College – successful completion of Level 5 (Upper-Intermediate)

Upper Madison College – successful completion of Level 12, C1 of the General English program

CanPacific College – successful completion of High-Intermediate for Intensive ESL Program and Business Communication for the Diploma of Business Communication Program

Language Studies International – successful completion of Upper-Intermediate

Capital English Solutions – successful completion of Level 5 (Upper-Intermediate)

GEOS Language Studies- successful completion English for Academic Purpose 2 course

Quest Language Studies - successful completion of Quest Level 6

Royal Canadian Institute of International Studies - successful completion of Pre-Academic Program 4

Stafford House Toronto- successful completion of Level 6

The Language Gallery (TLG) – successful completion of University Access 1 (UA1) Course as having satisfied the English language proficiency requirements is required for admission to:

  • Diploma in Business Administration Co-op
  • Diploma in Business Management Co-op
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Co-op
  • Diploma in Fundamentals of Hospitality and Tourism Co-op
  • Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Co-op
  • Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Preparatory Course for ACCA Examination

*conditions apply

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