International Baccalaureate Transfer Credits

International Baccalaureate (IB) course-based transfer credit(s) will be granted to applicants completing Higher Level (HL) and Standard Level (SL) subjects with the minimum grades outlined below. To qualify for transfer credit, an official transcript must be sent to Memorial University directly from the International Baccalaureate Organization.

SUBJECT
Level
MINIMUM
GRADE
REQUIRED
MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY CREDIT RECOMMENDED
Anthropology
Higher Level 4 Anthropology 1031
Standard Level 4 Anthropology 1031
Biology
Higher Level 5 Biology 1001 + 1002
4 Biology 1001
Standard Level -- No credit
Business
Higher Level 4 Business 1000 + 9 unspecified credit hours
Standard Level 4 Business 1000 + 3 unspecified credit hours
Chemistry
Higher Level 6 Chemistry 1050 + 1051
5 Chemistry 1050 or 1200 + 1810
4 Chemistry 1010 or 1810
Standard Level 5 Chemistry 1010 or 1810
Chinese
Higher Level 4 Religious Studies 1040 + 1041
Computer Science
Higher Level 4 Computer Science 1000
Standard Level 4 Computer Science 1000
Design Technology
Higher Level
-- No credit
Economics
Higher Level 4 Economics 1010 + 1020 + 3030 + 3 unspecified credit hours (second year level)
Standard Level 4 Economics - 3 unspecified credit hours (second year level)
English A: Language & Literature
Higher Level 4 English 1090 + 1191 or 1000 + 1001
Standard Level 4 English 1090
English A: Literature
Higher Level 4 English 1090 + 1191
Standard Level -- No credit
English B: Language
Higher Level -- No credit
Environmental Systems & Societies
Standard Level  4 Environmental Science 1000 + Environment/Sustainability 1000
French AB
Standard Level 4 French 1500
French B
Higher Level 4 French 1501 + 1502
Standard Level 4 French 1500 + 1501
Geography These equivalents are for Grenfell Campus only. No credit for St. John's campus.
Higher Level 4 Geography 1050 + 3 unspecified credit hours (second year level)
Standard Level 4 Geography 1050
German
Higher Level 4 German - 6 unspecified credit hours (third year level)
Global Politics
Higher Level 4 Political Science 1020
History
Higher Level 4 History - 6 unspecified credit hours (second year level)
Standard Level 4 History - 3 unspecified credit hours (second year level)
Information Technology in a Global Society
Higher Level 4 Computer Science - 3 unspecified credit hours (second year level)
Standard Level 4 Computer Science - 3 unspecified credit hours (first year level)
Italian AB
Standard Level 4 Language 1100
Italian B
Higher Level 4 Language 1100 + 1101
Standard Level 4 Language 1100 + 1101
Literature and Performance
Standard Level -- No credit
Marine Science
Standard Level 5 Ocean Sciences 1000
Mathematics
Analysis and Approaches
Higher Level
5 Math 1000 + may write the Challenge for Credit exam for Math 1001 credit in first year
Applications and Interpretation
Higher Level
4 3 unspecified credit hours (first year level)
(Advanced math for Admission purposes, non-NL students)
Analysis and Approaches
Standard Level
-- No credit
(Advanced math for Admission purposes, non-NL students)
Applications and Interpretation
Standard Level
-- No credit
(Academic math for Admissions purposes, non-NL students)
Music
Higher Level 5 Music 1120 + 2012 + 4 unspecified credit hours (first year level) in applied music
Standard Level 5 Music 2012
Philosophy
Higher Level 4 Philosophy 1002 + 3 unspecified credit hours
Standard Level 4 Philosophy 1002
Physics
Higher Level 4 Physics 1020 + 1021
Standard Level --  No credit
Psychology
Higher Level 4 Psychology 1000 + 1001 + 3 unspecified credit hours
Standard Level 4 Psychology 1000 + 1001
Russian
Higher Level
4 Russian 2601
Spanish AB
Standard Level 4 Spanish 1000
Spanish B
Higher Level 4 Spanish 1000 + 1001
Standard Level 4 Spanish 1000 + 1001
Theatre Arts
Higher Level 4 Theatre 1000 + 1001
Standard Level 4 Theatre - 3 unspecified credit hours (first year level)
Visual Arts
Higher Level 4 To be evaluated on an individual basis
Standard Level 4 To be evaluated on an individual basis
World Religion
Standard Level 4 Religious Studies 1000