Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2006/2007)
23.2 Procedure for Admission
  1. Applicants must submit an application for admission with supporting documentation to the School of Graduate Studies. The supporting documentation will consist of: an official transcript of the applicant's previous academic record submitted directly from the institution(s) attended; a statement of previous professional employment, a list of any published or unpublished works, and a declaration of program emphasis and educational objectives; and three letters of appraisal, to be submitted by three referees capable of assessing the applicant's previous academic and/or practice performance. Letters of appraisal are to be submitted directly to the School of Graduate Studies.

  2. The Graduate Studies Committee of the School of Social Work may require the applicant to appear for a personal interview with a faculty member or members.

  3. A student who meets the basic admission requirements under Qualifications for Admission, 2 and 3 above may, space permitting, take no more than 6 credit hours in Social Work graduate courses without applying for and being admitted to the MSW program. Students wishing to take courses under this provision should submit to the School of Social Work a REQUEST FOR PERMISSION TO REGISTER IN A GRADUATE COURSE with evidence of BSW graduation, and apply or reapply for admission to Memorial University of Newfoundland as an undergraduate at least six weeks before the beginning of the semester in which the class is to be taken.

  4. A person who has completed an MSW degree is eligible to register in any MSW course offering, space permitting.

  5. Qualified students admitted to other graduate programs may, space permitting, apply to take Social Work graduate courses 6011, 6412, 6422, 6332 and graduate social work electives. Students wishing to take courses under this provision should submit a REQUEST FOR PERMISSION TO REGISTER IN A GRADUATE COURSE, academic transcripts and a brief professional resume to the Graduate Officer in the School of Social Work.