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The College/University Transfer Year has been developed through an agreement with Memorial University of Newfoundland which gives credit for specific College courses. All courses identified in this section are developed in collaboration with the respective departments of Memorial University of Newfoundland.

For a full list of "College/University Transfer Year" Programs & Courses offered by the College of the North Atlantic campuses in the province please visit this web site:

CONA College/University Transfer Year Courses.

WHAT IS THE COLLEGE TRANSFER YEAR?

A program developed through an agreement with Memorial University giving credit for specific College courses. Credits are also transferable to other College programs.


  • What is the College Transfer year?
  • When was it implemented?
  • What are the benefits to the student?
  • What courses are available?
  • How Do I Apply?
  • What if I want to take other courses from MUN?
  • What campuses offer this program?
  • What are the entrance requirements?
  • What is the requirement to transfer credits to MUN?
  • What about admission to Faculties and Professional Schools at MUN?
  • What about Universities other than MUN?
  • Is The College Transfer Year new?
WHEN WAS THE COLLEGE TRANSFER YEAR IMPLEMENTED?

The College Transfer Year was implemented in September 1998.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO THE STUDENT?

  • Enhances access to courses that earn both university and college credit.
  • Provides opportunity for students to gain university course credit at a location close to their home communities.
  • Allows students to choose career paths with minimum loss of credit for work completed.
  • Cost effective.

WHAT COURSES ARE AVAILABLE IN THE COLLEGE TRANSFER YEAR?

A menu of course constituting the equivalent of a first year of university credits are available. There are agreements for transfer credit in Biology, Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Business, Earth Science, Sociology and French.

WHAT CAMPUSES OFFER THE COLLEGE TRANSFER YEAR?

Selected courses are available at the following College campuses: Grand Falls-Windsor, Carbonear, Burin, and Labrador West. Selected transfer courses are available at other College campuses. Availability of additional courses will depend on resources and student demand.

HOW DO I APPLY TO THE COLLEGE TRANSFER YEAR?

Students interested in the College Transfer Year are to apply directly to the College of the North Atlantic.

WHAT IF I WANT TO TAKE OTHER COURSES FROM MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY?

Students must apply directly to Memorial University for admission and, subject to meeting its admission requirements, register in the University's off-campus courses.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRANCE INTO THE COLLEGE TRANSFER YEAR?

A Provincial High School Graduation Certificate with an overall 60 percent average and 60 percent in selected courses.

WHAT IS THE REQUIREMENT TO TRANSFER CREDITS TO MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY?

Students interested in transferring credits to Memorial University must first apply for admission to Memorial University. Upon admission, students will be awarded credit for successfully completed transfer courses.

WHAT ABOUT ADMISSION TO FACULTIES AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS AT MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY?

Admission to all major programs with Faculties and Professional Schools are upon formal application. A student's marks from the College Transfer Year will be considered for admission to Faculties and Professional Schools.

WHAT ABOUT UNIVERSITIES OTHER THAN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY?

Past experience indicates that some other universities are open to granting transfer for courses that are also recognized for credit by Memorial University. Students should check directly with the university of their choice.

IS THE COLLEGE TRANSFER YEAR NEW?

No. The College Transfer Year has been in effect in other provinces for many years. Most notable is the British Columbia model which reports that students subsequently demonstrate a high degree of success in university.

For More Information: Contact the College of the North Atlantic campus nearest you!

Call toll-free in Newfoundland & Labrador:
1-888-982-2268

or if outside the province call:

1-709-758-7037
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