Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (2017/2018)
5.3 Admission Requirements to the Faculty Program

An applicant must be eligible for admission or readmission to the University in a category as defined in the Calendar section UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Admission/Readmission to the University (Undergraduate), Categories of Applicants, Admission Criteria and Other Information. In addition to meeting these regulations, an applicant to the Bachelor of Engineering program in the following admission categories must meet the requirements as indicated below.

5.3.1 High School Applicants
  • The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science encourages applications for admission to the Bachelor of Engineering program from high school students who are new to post-secondary education, have an interest in pursuing an engineering degree and have achieved a good academic performance during high school. In addition to meeting the requirements under UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Admission/Readmission to the University (Undergraduate), Applicants Who Have Followed the High School Curriculum of Newfoundland and Labrador, Admission Criteria, performance in advanced mathematics, chemistry, physics and English is of particular interest, and grades above 80% are normally required for consideration.

  • Applicants who have not successfully completed either chemistry or physics but who have performed well in the other subjects may be considered.

  • Applicants must meet the English language proficiency requirements as noted in English Language Proficiency Requirements.

  • With careful planning the course load for the Engineering One requirements can be spread out over three semesters, to provide flexibility and additional time for a successful transition to the University and the Bachelor of Engineering program. However, as some courses are not offered in some semesters, a student should check with the appropriate academic unit to determine in which semester(s) each course is offered.

  • An applicant who is not admitted to the Bachelor of Engineering program is encouraged to contact the University’s Academic Advising Centre or the Office of the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies) to discuss an appropriate first-year program.

5.3.2 Memorial University of Newfoundland Applicants
  • To be eligible for consideration for admission to the Bachelor of Engineering program, a student who is attending or has previously attended this University must have a cumulative average of at least 70%, and obtained a grade of at least 70% in two or more of the following courses: Mathematics 1000, Mathematics 1001, Mathematics 2050, Physics 1050, Physics 1051, English 1090 or the former English 1080.

  • Applicants must meet the English language proficiency requirements as noted in English Language Proficiency Requirements.

5.3.3 Transfer Applicants
  • An applicant seeking admission to the Bachelor of Engineering program through transfer from recognized post-secondary institutions must have achieved a minimum overall average of 70% or GPA of 3.0, or equivalent.

  • Applicants must have obtained a grade of at least 70% in two or more of the following courses that have been deemed equivalent for transfer credit purposes to: Mathematics 1000, Mathematics 1001, Mathematics 2050, Physics 1050, Physics 1051, Chemistry 1050, English 1090 or the former English 1080.

  • Where it is determined, at the time of admission, that an applicant has met all the requirements for promotion from Engineering One, advanced placement in Academic Term 3 or beyond, and requirements needed to complete the program, will be determined on an individual basis following transfer credit evaluation. A transfer applicant must complete a majority of the credit hours in his/her program at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

  • Applicants must meet the English language proficiency requirements as noted in English Language Proficiency Requirements.