Self-Directed Programs

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Earn your diploma or upgrade your courses from home!

Self-directed programs are a convenient way for students to fit school into their busy schedules and work independently at home. Self-directed learning is a great alternative to online learning.

Program includes access to a teacher advisor and support through scheduled tutorial hours, Mondays through Thursdays, from 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm.

Students work on modules independently and submit assignments regularly. All assignments must be submitted by by a certain date to meet the year-end deadline. Please confirm this date when registering. Students must write a supervised final exam and diploma exam (if applicable) in the course(s) in which they are registered.

Fee information

Students over 20 years old

Self-directed learning at Metro is open to students 20 years of age or older on September 1, 2018.

  • 5-credit course: $489
  • Program fee: $40 non-refundable
  • Materials fee: $150 non-refundable*
  • Refundable Textbook Deposit: $100 (for some classes)

Students under twenty years old

If you are under the age of 20, please contact Argyll Centre at 780-465-1299, or find your nearest location of The Learning Store.

Students under 20 years of age on Sept. 1 of the current school year:

  • No tuition
  • Program fee: $40 non-refundable
  • Materials fee: $150 non-refundable*
  • Refundable Textbook Deposit: $100 (for some classes)
*The $150 fee for self-directed learning courses covers the cost to purchase the module packages.


Contact UsReady to register or have a question? Contact us at at 780-428-1111 or metro@epsb.ca.