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Memorial has three semesters:

  • Fall (September)
  • Winter (January)
  • Spring (May)

Most students begin studies in the fall and continue into the winter semester. The spring semester also includes two shorter sessions: intersession runs from May to June and the summer session runs from June to August.

To be eligible for general undergraduate admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

  • English language/literature
  • Mathematics*
  • A laboratory science*
  • A modern language, classical language or social science
  • One other subject area

Choose your province below to view the high school courses relevant to the five subject areas listed above:

Newfoundland and Labrador

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English 3201
2) MATHEMATICS Math 3200, 3201, 3204 or 3205
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE Biology 3201, Chemistry 3202,
Physics 3204, or Earth Systems 3209
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
History 3201, Geography 3202, or
two credits at the 3000 level in either Rels. Studies or MCL*
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
*MCL: Modern or Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevant to your area of study.

Admission to some programs is competitive for a limited number of spaces. A higher admissions average and/or supplementary information may be required as part of the faculty-specific admissions.

Prince Edward Island

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English 621
2) MATHEMATICS^ Math 621, or Math 611
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE^ Biology 621, Chemistry 621, or Physics 621
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
History 621, Politics 621, Geography 621, Economics 621 or MCL* 12
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
*MCL: Modern or Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevants to your area of study.

^Note to out of province students: Students who are missing an eligible mathematics or laboratory science course, who apply for admission to a program that does not require completion of these courses, will be considered for general admission. In this case, an eligible course in subject groups 1 to 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact the Office of the Registrar. Where circumstances warrant, applicants not meeting the general admission requirements may be admitted with the approval of the University Committee on Admissions.

Nova Scotia

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English 12
2) MATHEMATICS^ Math 12, Advanced Math 12 or Pre-Calculus 12
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE^ Biology 12, Chemistry 12, Physics 12 or Geology 12
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
History 12, Geography 12 or MCL* 12
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
*MCL: Modern or Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevants to your area of study.

^Note to out of province students: Students who are missing an eligible mathematics or laboratory science course, who apply for admission to a program that does not require completion of these courses, will be considered for general admission. In this case, an eligible course in subject groups 1 to 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact the Office of the Registrar. Where circumstances warrant, applicants not meeting the general admission requirements may be admitted with the approval of the University Committee on Admissions.

New Brunswick

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English 122
2) MATHEMATICS^ Foundations of Math 120,
Pre-Calculus Math A 120 or B 120
Or the former Math 122 or Advanced Math 120
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE^ Biology 122 or 120, Chemistry 122 or 120, or Physics 122 or 120
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
History/World Issues 122 or 120, Geography 120 or MCL* 120
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
*MCL: Modern or Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevants to your area of study.

^Note to out of province students: Students who are missing an eligible mathematics or laboratory science course, who apply for admission to a program that does not require completion of these courses, will be considered for general admission. In this case, an eligible course in subject groups 1 to 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact the Office of the Registrar. Where circumstances warrant, applicants not meeting the general admission requirements may be admitted with the approval of the University Committee on Admissions.

Quebec

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English Secondary V
2) MATHEMATICS^ Math Secondary V
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE^ Biology, Chemistry, or Physics Secondary V
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
History, Geography, or MCL* Secondary V
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at Secondary V level
*MCL: Modern or Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevants to your area of study.

^Note to out of province students: Students who are missing an eligible mathematics or laboratory science course, who apply for admission to a program that does not require completion of these courses, will be considered for general admission. In this case, an eligible course in subject groups 1 to 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact the Office of the Registrar. Where circumstances warrant, applicants not meeting the general admission requirements may be admitted with the approval of the University Committee on Admissions.

Ontario

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English 4U
2) MATHEMATICS^ Advanced Functions (MHF) 4U, or Calculus and Vectors (MCV) 4U
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE^ Biology 4U, Chemistry 4U, or Physics 4U
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
History 4U, Geography 4U, Social Issues 4U, or MCL* 4U
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
*MCL: Modern or Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevants to your area of study.

^Note to out of province students: Students who are missing an eligible mathematics or laboratory science course, who apply for admission to a program that does not require completion of these courses, will be considered for general admission. In this case, an eligible course in subject groups 1 to 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact the Office of the Registrar. Where circumstances warrant, applicants not meeting the general admission requirements may be admitted with the approval of the University Committee on Admissions.

Manitoba

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English Language Arts 40S
2) MATHEMATICS^ Applied Math 40S or Pre-Calculus 40S
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE^ Biology 40S, Chemistry 40S, or Physics 40S
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
History 40S, Western Civil 40S, Geography 40S, or MCL* 40S
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
*MCL: Modern or Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevants to your area of study.

^Note to out of province students: Students who are missing an eligible mathematics or laboratory science course, who apply for admission to a program that does not require completion of these courses, will be considered for general admission. In this case, an eligible course in subject groups 1 to 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact the Office of the Registrar. Where circumstances warrant, applicants not meeting the general admission requirements may be admitted with the approval of the University Committee on Admissions.

Saskatchewan

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English Language Arts 30A or 30B
2) MATHEMATICS^ Pre-Calculus Math 30, Foundations of Math 30, or Calculus 30
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE^ Biology 30, Chemistry 30, or Physics 30
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
Social/Native Studies 30, Geography 30 or MCL* 30
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
*MCL: Modern or Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevants to your area of study.

^Note to out of province students: Students who are missing an eligible mathematics or laboratory science course, who apply for admission to a program that does not require completion of these courses, will be considered for general admission. In this case, an eligible course in subject groups 1 to 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact the Office of the Registrar. Where circumstances warrant, applicants not meeting the general admission requirements may be admitted with the approval of the University Committee on Admissions.

Alberta

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English Language Arts 30-1
2) MATHEMATICS^ Math 30-1, 30-2, or 31
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE^ Biology 30, Chemistry 30, or Physics 30
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
Social Studies 30 or MCL* 30
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
*MCL: Modern or Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevants to your area of study.

^Note to out of province students: Students who are missing an eligible mathematics or laboratory science course, who apply for admission to a program that does not require completion of these courses, will be considered for general admission. In this case, an eligible course in subject groups 1 to 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact the Office of the Registrar. Where circumstances warrant, applicants not meeting the general admission requirements may be admitted with the approval of the University Committee on Admissions.

British Columbia

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English 12
2) MATHEMATICS^ Applications of Math 12, Principles of Math 12, or Calculus 12
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE^ Biology 12, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, or Geology 12
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
History 12, Geography 12, or MCL* 12
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
*MCL: Modern of Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevants to your area of study.

^Note to out of province students: Students who are missing an eligible mathematics or laboratory science course, who apply for admission to a program that does not require completion of these courses, will be considered for general admission. In this case, an eligible course in subject groups 1 to 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact the Office of the Registrar. Where circumstances warrant, applicants not meeting the general admission requirements may be admitted with the approval of the University Committee on Admissions.

Nunavut

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English Language Arts 30-1
2) MATHEMATICS^ Math 30-1, 30-2, or 31
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE^ Biology 30, Chemistry 30, or Physics 30
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
Social Studies 30 or MCL* 30
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
*MCL: Modern or Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevants to your area of study.

^Note to out of province students: Students who are missing an eligible mathematics or laboratory science course, who apply for admission to a program that does not require completion of these courses, will be considered for general admission. In this case, an eligible course in subject groups 1 to 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact the Office of the Registrar. Where circumstances warrant, applicants not meeting the general admission requirements may be admitted with the approval of the University Committee on Admissions.

Northwest Territories

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English Language Arts 30-1
2) MATHEMATICS^ Math 30-1, 30-2, or 31
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE^ Biology 30, Chemistry 30, or Physics 30
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
Social Studies 30 or MCL* 30
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
*MCL: Modern or Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevants to your area of study.

^Note to out of province students: Students who are missing an eligible mathematics or laboratory science course, who apply for admission to a program that does not require completion of these courses, will be considered for general admission. In this case, an eligible course in subject groups 1 to 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact the Office of the Registrar. Where circumstances warrant, applicants not meeting the general admission requirements may be admitted with the approval of the University Committee on Admissions.

Yukon

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To be eligible for general admission, you need to successfully complete senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

REQUIRED SUBJECT GROUP COURSE(S)
1) ENGLISH English 12
2) MATHEMATICS^ Applications of Math 12, Principles of Math 12, or Calculus 12
3) LABORATORY SCIENCE^ Biology 12, Chemistry 12, Physics 30, or Geology 12
4) SOCIAL STUDIES or
MODERN/CLASSICAL LANGUAGE (MCL)
History 12, Geography 12, or MCL* 12
5) ELECTIVE Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
*MCL: Modern of Classical Language

You'll also need an overall average of 70 per cent in the Grade 12 courses relevants to your area of study.

^Note to out of province students: Students who are missing an eligible mathematics or laboratory science course, who apply for admission to a program that does not require completion of these courses, will be considered for general admission. In this case, an eligible course in subject groups 1 to 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact the Office of the Registrar. Where circumstances warrant, applicants not meeting the general admission requirements may be admitted with the approval of the University Committee on Admissions.

Admission to some programs is competitive for a limited number of spaces. A higher admissions average and/or supplementary information may be required as part of the faculty-specific admissions.

 



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