General Admission Requirements


Scottish Certificate of Education - Higher Level


Required Subject Areas

  1. English
  2. Mathematics*
  3. Laboratory Science* (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics)
  4. Social Studies or Modern/Classical Language
  5. Elective

*Students who are missing an eligible course in subject groups 2, 3 or 4, 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, 2, 3 or 4 may be used to substitute the missing course. Students who are missing eligible courses in two subject areas should contact


General Admission Criteria

Grade requirement
  • Completion of the Scottish Certificate of Education including the required subject areas at the Higher Level with grades of C or better and at least oneB.
English language proficiency
  • Additional proof of English proficiency beyond completion of the Scottish Certificate of Education is not required. Refer to our English language requirements for further details.
Competitive program entry (if applicable)
  • Admission to some programs is competitive for a limited number of spaces. A higher admission average and/or supplementary information may be required as part of the faculty-specific admissions.


Supporting Documents Required

If you are currently in high school

When you apply (early decision)
  • Current interim transcript. Document can be official or unofficial.
  • Supplementary information required for competitive-entry programs may be required with your application.
    • If you are applying for admission to nursing or fine arts, you should e-mail an unofficial copy of your transcript, showing mid-year grade/progress report (issued by your school in January/February) no later than March 1.
When you complete your examinations (final decision)


If you have completed high school and not attended a post-secondary institution


If you have attended a post-secondary institution


Submitting Your Documents

Certified copies of official documents will only be considered official when received by post or courier.

Supporting documents should be sent to:

By mail/post:
Office of the Registrar
Memorial University
P.O. Box 4200
St. John's NL  A1C 5S7
Office of the Registrar
Memorial University
Room A2000
Arts and Administration Building
230 Elizabeth Ave.
St. John's NL  A1C 5S7


709 864 4431
709 864 2337
Documents: (Documents only, no replies sent. Transcripts received here are considered to be unofficial.)


Undergraduate Admissions and Programs

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000