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University of Victoria

General university admission requirements

  • A minimum average of 67% for all faculties
    • EXCEPT:
      • Bachelor of Commerce –> minimum 80%
      • Faculty of Engineering –> minimum 70%
  • Math Admission Requirement
    • This requirement may be satisfied with: Pre-calculus 11, Principles of Mathematics 11, Applications of Mathematics 12, or Foundations of Math 12
  • Science Admission Requirement
    • This requirement may be satisfied with: Biology 11, Chemistry 11, Physics 11 or Earth Science 11
      • NOTE: Science & Technology 11 DOES NOT meet the Science 11 Admissions Requirement

approved grade 12 academic courses

  • All Advanced Placement Courses
  • All Provincially Examinable Courses
  • The Following Grade 12 Academic Courses
    • Calculus 12
    • Comparative Civilizations 12
    • Economics 12
    • ICT:  Applied Digital Communications 12
    • ICT:  Computer Programming 12
    • Law 12
    • Social Justice 12

program specific requirements

Business

  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • Principles of Math 12 or Pre-Calculus 12
  • Two Other Approved Grade 12 Courses

Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering & Bachelor of Software Engineering)

  • Physics 11 & Chemistry 11
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • Principles of Math 12 or Pre-Calculus 12
  • Physics 12
  • One Additional Approved Grade 12 Course
    • Chemistry 12 is highly recommended

Engineering (Computer Science)

  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • Principles of Math 12 or Pre-Calculus 12
  • One Grade 12 Science Course
    • Biology 12, Chemistry 12, Physics 12 or Geology 12
  • One Additional Approved Grade 12 Course

Fine Arts

  • Approved Language 11 –> NOTE: Beginner Language 11 NOT accepted
  • Approved Fine Art 11
    • Art Foundations 11, Choral Music 11, Dance 11, Drama: Film & Television 11, Instrumental Music 11, Music: Composition & Technology 11, Studio Arts 11, Theatre Performance 11 or Theatre Production 11
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • Three Other Approved Grade 12 Courses
    • OR:  2 Other Approved Grade 12 Courses + One Approved Fine Art 12

Human and Social Development (Child & Youth Care)

  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • Principles of Math 12, Foundations of Math 12 or Pre-Calculus 12
    • Principles of Math 12 or Pre-Calculus 12 is required for students wishing to complete the combined Major in Computer Science & Health Information Science
  • Two Approved Grade 12 Academic Courses

Human and Social Development (Health Information Science)

  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • Principles of Math 12 or Pre-Calculus 12
  • Two Approved Grade 12 Academic Courses

Humanities

  • Approved Language 11 –> NOTE: Beginner Language 11 NOT accepted
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • Three Other Approved Grade 12 Courses

Science

  • Physics 11 & Chemistry 11
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • Principles of Math 12 or Pre-Calculus 12
  • Two Approved Grade 12 Science Courses
    • Biology 12, Chemistry 12, Physics 12 or Geology 12

Social Sciences

  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • Three Other Approved Grade 12 Courses