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Adult Learner Services

UNB’s College of Extended Learning is equipped to help adult learners earn a degree, a certificate either through part-time or full-time studies, one course at a time. Our academic advisors can show you the most direct route to your learning goals, providing support services along the way.

Bachelor of Integrated Studies

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Designed specifically for adult learners, the Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) will give you the tools you need to reach your educational and career goals. Courses can be completed online or through alternative delivery methods using Teams or Zoom. With prior approval, you can also take courses through a recognized Canadian university and have your credit transferred to the BIS program.

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University Prep Program

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The online University Prep program is available to adult learners or interested graduates of high school, adult high school, or GED who need resources, course upgrading, advising, and learner support for entry into UNB degree programs. Contact our advising team ( to find out more.

All courses start May 3 ($350 plus HST)

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Prior Learning Assessment

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You may be closer to your goal than you realize

We have a progressive Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) policy where a student’s learning can be evaluated and may be credited toward a specific UNB program of study. Find out how a PLA assessment can put you ahead in your program.

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Scholarships and bursaries for part-time students

Students registered in degree, certificate, or diploma programs at the UNB Fredericton Campus are eligible to apply for scholarships and bursaries.

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Explore your options

  • Adult Learner Services
  • Credit Studies
  • Professional Development
  • Art & Leisure Learning
  • Centre for Musical Arts
  • English Language Programme