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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.

Entry Requirements and Scholarship Information

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:

Grade Required for £2500 Scholarship

(September 2017) 

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  85%
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%  3.6/4
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.

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To find out when we are visiting your country, please visit our Where are we visiting page

To get more information, contact:

Canada Country Representative

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

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