Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada
How Correspondence Studies works
In-person appointments to register for Correspondence Study courses are available on:

Wednesdays and Fridays between 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with lunch from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. by calling in advance (902-424-4054) or by emailing

Office Location:
2021 Brunswick Street, 4th Floor
Halifax NS B3K 2Y5

OR Register online and pay for courses through the online payment site here:

If paying online, enrolment with approval can be sent via fax 902-428-5828 or by emailing
Course fee includes the course only. The stated fee does NOT include required books. Books can be ordered through us, or purchased elsewhere.
Correspondence Studies is self-directed study. You can register at anytime; enrolment happens throughout the year. Courses are not taught.
If you are under the age of 16 or are currently attending school, you must have approval from your principal, or regional education officer for home schooling, before you can enrol in a correspondence course. Your principal gives his or her approval by signing the reverse side of the application form. See next page for course information and prices.
Review our courses and take our quiz Is Online Learning for you? to understand what is involved with courses as self-directed study. Please contact us prior to enrolling if you have any questions.
Within two days of your registration, you will be sent an welcome email with all the information you will need, including a link to the digital version of the manual, which outlines lessons, assignments and course marker information. If you have requested a printed copy, you will NOT receive a welcome email.
If you are planning to finish your course to graduate in June please click here for important dates to follow.
Once you have completed all of your assignments with a of minimum mark of 50%, your course marker will send you an exam application. Click here for more information about writing your final examination.
Are you ready for an online correspondence course? (quiz)

Are you ready for an online correspondence course?

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Graduating in June Deadlines (video)

Graduating in June Deadlines

Important deadlines if you are planning on graduating in June

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Quick Start Guide for Successful Online Learners (video)

Quick Start Guide for Successful Online Learners

Steps to help you achieve success on being a good online student

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Markers & Contracts (current opportunities)

Markers & Contracts

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