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The University of Central Lancashire welcomes students from Canada.

English language requirements

Entry Requirements

To note
*On occasion the English language component of the High School Diploma is referred to as literature or American/Canadian literature

*Medium of Instruction is acceptable for distance learning courses for students from Canada

UCLan Programme Minimum Entry Qualification Minimum English Language requirements
Undergraduate – Year 0 - 72 tariff points           

Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, North West Territories, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan

High School Diploma/Certificate of Achievement with 50% average across 5 grade 12 subjects.

British Colombia, Yukon Territory

Certificate of Graduation with 50% average across 5 grade 12 subjects.  

Manitoba

High School Diploma with 50% average across 5 credits (some classes may be worth 1 credit or 0.5 credits) at Level 40 or higher.

There are four different English classes, all are acceptable, all called English Language Arts (ELA) (40S)  

Nova Scotia

High School Completion Certificate with 50% average across 5 University Preparation subjects or Honours University Preparation subjects (denoted by a 4 or 5).

New Brunswick

High School Diploma with 50% or 60% across 5 grade 12 subjects

(Grading can vary between the Francophone and Anglophone System, it will be the pass mark that can be accepted)

Ontario

High School Diploma/Graduation Certificate with 50% average across 6 grade 12 subjects.

Quebec

Students in government high schools in Quebec only do 11 years of High school then go on to do a Pre-university course.

Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel (CÉGEP) takes 2 years to complete OR Diploma of College Studies (DCS)/ Diplôme d'études collégiales (DEC) takes 3 years to complete.

• One year of pre-university with an average of 60%.

OR

• Two years of pre-university with an average of 60% in year 2 (year 1 does not need calculated).

The Pre-university courses may be graded with an “R score”. Please inform Emily if you get a Quebec applicant with an R Score.

65% High School Grade 11 English
OR
65% High School Grade 12 English
OR
2 English Classes/2 semesters of English at University
OR
AP English Language or Literature grade 3 OR
Standard English Requirements
Undergraduate - Year 1 entry
112 tariff points
Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, North West Territories, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan
High School Diploma/Certificate of Achievement with 65% average across 5 grade 12 subjects.
British Colombia, Yukon Territory
Certificate of Graduation with 67% average across 5 grade 12 subjects.  
Manitoba
High School Diploma with 65% average across 5 credits (some classes may be worth 1 credit or 0.5 credits) at Level 40 or higher.
There are four different English classes, all are acceptable, all called English Language Arts (ELA) (40S)  
Nova Scotia
High School Completion Certificate with 65% average across 5 University Preparation subjects or Honours University Preparation subjects (denoted by a 4 or 5).
New Brunswick
High School Diploma with 73% across 5 grade 12 subjects
(Grading can vary between the Francophone and Anglophone System, contact Emily Page should you get a New Brunswick application.)
Ontario
High School Diploma/Graduation Certificate with 65% average across 6 grade 12 subjects at least four of which should be University Preparation Courses (denoted by 4U). The other two courses could be University/College Preparation Courses (denoted by 4U/4M/4C).
Quebec
Students in government high schools in Quebec only do 11 years of High school then go on to do a Pre-university course.
Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel (CÉGEP) takes 2 years to complete OR Diploma of College Studies (DCS)/ Diplôme d'études collégiales (DEC) takes 3 years to complete.
• One year of pre-university with an average of 75%.
OR
• Two years of pre-university with an average of 75% in year 2 (year 1 does not need calculated). The Pre-university courses may be graded with an “R score”. Please inform Emily if you get a Quebec applicant with an R Score.
65% High School Grade 11 English
OR
65% High School Grade 12 English
OR
2 English Classes/2 semesters of English at University
OR
AP English Language or Literature grade 3 OR
Standard English Requirements
Masters 4-year bachelor’s degree (3-year bachelor’s degree from Quebec)
Where a 9 point scale used:

7/9 is 2:1

5/9 is 2:2 Where a GPA (4 point scale) is used:

3.2 is 2:1

2.9 is 2:2 Where a GPA (4.5 point scale) is used:

3.5 is a 2:1

3.0 is a 2:2 Where a Percentage (50% pass rate) is used:

75% is 2:1

70% is 2:2 Where a Percentage (60% pass mark) is used:

77% is 2:1

73% is 2:2

75% High School Grade 12 English
OR
2 English Classes/2 semesters of English at University
OR
AP English Language or Literature grade 3 OR
Standard English Requirements

If your academic and/or English language qualifications are not sufficient to allow for direct entry to one of our undergraduate or postgraduate taught programmes, you may wish to consider one of our Undergraduate or Master Foundation Programmes, offered at UCLan by ONCampus. Successful completion of this programme can guarantee entry to a wide range of programmes at UCLan. The University of Central Lancashire has a wide range of Scholarships and Bursaries available for international students. Below are the criteria for the award of the Merit and Excellence Scholarship.

  Undergraduate Postgraduate Taught
Merit Scholarship criteria Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, North West Territories, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan

High School Diploma/Certificate of Achievement with 70% average across 5 grade 12 subjects.

 British Colombia, Yukon Territory

Certificate of Graduation with 73% average across 5 grade 12 subjects.

 Manitoba

High School Diploma with 70% average across 5 grade 12 credits

Nova Scotia

High School Completion Certificate with 70% average across 5 grade 12 subjects

New Brunswick

High School Diploma with 73% across 5 grade 12 subjects

Ontario

High School Diploma/Graduation Certificate with 70% average across 6 grade 12 subjects

Quebec

One year of pre-university with an average of 80%.

OR

Two years of pre-university with an average of 80% in year 2 (year 1 does not need calculated).

Where a 9 point scale used:

7/9 is 2:1

Where a 4.0 GPA scale is used:

3.2 is 2:1

Where a GPA (4.5 point scale) is used:

3.5 is a 2:1

Where a Percentage (50% pass rate) is used:

75% is 2:1

Where a Percentage (60% pass mark) is used:

77% is 2:1

Excellence Scholarship criteria Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, North West Territories, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan

High School Diploma/Certificate of Achievement with 85% average across 5 grade 12 subjects.

  British Colombia, Yukon Territory

Certificate of Graduation with 86% average across 5 grade 12 subjects.

  Manitoba

High School Diploma with 85% average across 5grade 12  credits

Nova Scotia

High School Completion Certificate with 85% average across 5 grade 12 subjects

New Brunswick

High School Diploma with 86% across 5 grade 12 subjects.

Ontario

High School Diploma/Graduation Certificate with 85% average across 6 grade 12 subjects.

Quebec

One Year of pre- university with an average of 85%

Two years of pre-university with an average of 80% in year 2

             

Where a 9 point scale used:

8

Where a 4.0 GPA scale is used:

3.5

Where a GPA (4.5 point scale) is used:

4.0

Where a Percentage (50% pass rate) is used:

80%

Where a Percentage (60% pass mark) is used:

85%

Please note that these scholarships are not available for MBBS programme; distance learning programmes, Pre-Sessional Programmes or Postgraduate Research Programmes.

How to apply

We welcome applications from all international students. For information and forms for undergraduate and postgraduate applications, please visit our ‘How to apply’ section for international students.

Contact us

If you would like further detailed information about UCLan activities in Canada please contact:

Emily Page, Regional Manager
Email: epage@uclan.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 1772 895029

Agents

Other Contacts

British Council Montréal
1000 ouest rue de La Gauchetière
Bureau 4200
Montréal, Québec H3B 4W5
Tel: 1 (514) 866 5863 Ext. 2223
Fax: 1 (514) 866 5322
Email: education.enquiries@ca.britishcouncil.org 

British Council Ottawa
80 Elgin Street
Ontario K1P 5K7
Tel: 1 (613) 364 6233
Fax: 1 (613) 569 1478
Email: education.enquiries@ca.britishcouncil.org

British High Commission
80 Elgin Street
Ottawa ON K1P 5K7
Canada
Tel: (1) (613) 237 1530
Fax:(1) (613) 237 7980

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How to apply

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Bursaries and Scholarships

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Foundation Programme

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