Admissions requirements

See each of our programs for specific eligibility and admissions information:

 If you have been educated outside Canada: additional requirements 

English proficiency 

All incoming graduate students must have a good command of English.

If you have been educated outside of Canada, or if your native language is not English, you need to provide evidence of competence in the English language by completing one of the tests listed below.

You must meet the minimum score requirements must be met to be considered for the graduate program.   

Exemptions for English Proficiency requirements are listed on the School of Graduate Studies website.  

Minimum requirements

  Internet Based Exam Paper based exam computer based exam
TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language 100 600 not applicable
TWE Test of Written English not applicable 5 5
IELTS International English Language Testing System not applicable 7 7

International (VISA) students

You are encouraged to contact faculty members during the application phase in order to have the support of a potential supervisor prior to the application deadline. 

A student may be recommended for admission but will not gain admission without securing a supervisor.