- Individual selection from the low to mid-90s.
- Learn more about the admission averages required to have a competitive application.
- Admission Information Form required.
- Online video interview required for Faculty of Engineering scholarships and strongly recommended for admission.
- Mathematics 30-1 -- A minimum grade of 70 is required
- Mathematics 31 -- A minimum grade of 70 is required
- Chemistry 30 -- A minimum grade of 70 is required
- English Language Arts 30-1 -- A minimum grade of 70 is required
- Physics 30 -- A minimum grade of 70 is required
- High school diploma with five academic courses at the 30 or 31 level.
- For Grade 12 English (ELA 30-1), your final grade (blended school and exam mark) will be used.
- Applying to start university in September 2021? If your provincial exams are optional this year, we’ll only use your final grade (blended school and exam mark) if it is higher than your in-school mark. If you choose not to write the English provincial exam, we’ll take your in-school mark to fulfil this requirement. Whether you choose to write exams or not, your application for admission will not be affected as long as you’re meeting the requirements for your high school diploma.
- If you write a provincial exam for any subject other than ELA 30-1, your better grade, either your in-class school grade or your final grade (blended school and exam mark), will be used for admission and scholarship decisions.
- Physical Education 30 and Career and Technology Studies courses are not acceptable academic courses.
- For admission purposes, two 3-credit 30-level academic courses may be considered equivalent to one 5-credit 30-level academic course.
- An Admission Information Form is required for admission to this program. We'll email you detailed instructions once we receive your application.
- Experience in developing well-structured, modular programs is recommended. You'll be asked to explain your programming experience on the Admission Information Form.
- If your first language is not English, you may need to meet our English language requirements.
- Required courses that are two to three years old may need to be updated. Email the admissions office for more information.
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