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Douglas College > Study at Douglas > Ways to study > Upgrading - English and Mathematics
Both English upgrading (ENGU) and Mathematics upgrading (MATU) offer a variety of courses designed to help you upgrade your education and skills and prepare for entry to college-level courses and programs. All classes provide a supportive environment that encourage you to develop effective learning and study strategies.
English Upgrading courses focus on the development of reading, writing, learning and study skills. Mathematics Upgrading courses focus on the development of basic arithmetic, algebra and logic. Levels range from basic literacy and numeracy to college preparation. Class sizes are small to allow maximum interaction with instructors.
You can take upgrading courses while taking some University Transfer courses.
Please visit English upgrading or Mathematics upgrading for an overview of each area, including faculty listings and frequently asked questions plus other resources.