Entry requirements for students from Canada
We have been welcoming students from Canada for many years and our staff are very familiar with the Canadian education system and qualifications.
High entrance requirements for our degree programmes at Sheffield reflect the quality of the University.
The information below is for guidance only.
Undergraduate Programmes e.g. BSc, BA, BEng/ MEng
A variety of qualifications can be considered for direct admission to undergraduate bachelor degree programmes. All applications for undergraduate programmes should be made through UCAS
Applicants with a minimum of 3 A levels will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.
International Baccalaureate diploma holders will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes
Canadian High School Diploma
Holders of an accredited Canadian High School Diploma with between 80%-85% in 5 subjects at Grade 12, will be considered for direct admission to the first year of undergraduate programmes (exact grade requirements may vary slightly from one province to another):
North West Territories
Prince Edward Island
Students taking the Ontario Secondary School Diploma will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes with 80%-85% in 6 grade 12 U, U/C or M courses.
Students with average of 80% from 12 acceptable subjects in the Québec Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales, will also be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.
Applicants for Undergraduate Medicine: 85% average over 6 subjects taken at Grade 12 in the final year including 85% in Chemistry and another science subject.
Applicants wishing to transfer from a regular undergraduate four year bachelors degree program in Canada will be considered for entry to the first or second year of undergraduate programmes. Applicants will be required to have a high overall current GPA and high grades in relevant individual subject areas.
Postgraduate Taught Programmes e.g. MA, MSc
Holders of a good four year bachelor degree with high grades in relevant individual subjects from an accredited Canadian university or college will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or masters programmes.
Postgraduate Research Programmes e.g. MPhil, PhD
Holders of a good four year bachelor degree and a good masters degree with from an accredited Canadian university or college will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate research programmes.
If you are in any doubt about whether you are eligible to study at Sheffield, please contact the Canada Team.
email : Toni Dolby
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