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CanadaThe University has a long history of accepting Canadian students onto its degree programmes; examples in recent years include Applied Linguistics (TESOL), Architecture, Biotechnology, Built Environment, Computing, Engineering And Information Sciences, Conservation Of Fine Art, Law, Physiotherapy, Travel And Tourism Management and many more.

The University hosts a large number of Study Abroad students from Canada each year. Our partner institutions include Trent University and York University, both in Ontario.

For details on our English Language Requirements and Pre-Sessional Courses run by our English Language Centre please click the relevant links.

Although some courses have specific requirements for entry, Northumbria will consider any qualification for entry to its courses.

For entry to: You will need: Grade Required:
IFP A levels taken in Canada  May be considered if entry requirements for target course are not met. Applications will be evaluated on a case by case basis
1st Year Undergraduate A levels taken in Canada  As per course A Level Requirements
Canadian High School/Secondary School Diploma from: 
Alberta  70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses 
British Columbia 5 B grades in acceptable grade 12 courses 
Manitoba 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses
New Brunswick 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses
Newfoundland 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses 
North West Territories 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses 
Nova Scotia 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses 
Ontario Advanced level with six grade 12 courses
Prince Edward Island 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses 
Quebec (Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (DEC)) Pass
Saskatchewan 70% five acceptable grade 12 courses 
Yukon Territory 5 B grades in acceptable grade 12 courses 
2nd Year Undergraduate Associate Degree  3.0 GPA / B / 73%
Postgraduate Programmes  Bachelor Degree (Honours)  B / 3.0 GPA / 73% for courses requiring a UK 2:2 equivalent

B+ / GPA 3.3  / 77% for courses requiring a UK 2:1 equivalent
Graduate Certificate Bachelor Degree  2.0 - 2.9 GPA 

English language – Quebec is the only French-speaking province – students from Quebec would need evidence of English Language ability before an offer was made.

Please note these are general entry guidelines. Actual requirements may vary depending on your chosen course of study and certain courses may have specific or additional entry requirements, full details can be found on our course directory. Decisions for entry will also be based on personal statements, previous study information and not just your final course grading.

To find out more events for international students, please view our International Events page. 

For further enquiries, help submitting your application and interviews in your area please contact your local Northumbria University representative whose details are listed below.


Study International UK Ltd

3rd Floor | 150 King Street West | Toronto | Ontario | M5H 3T9

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