Memorial University of Newfoundland Admissions Average
MUN Admissions Average
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The courses below are courses designed for students who intend to seek post-secondary education at the University or other institutions whose programs demand levels of proficiency equivalent to those required by the University. Applicants shall have completed Graduation Requirements for high school as set down by the Department of Education and obtained credits in the following subjects with an overall average of not less than 70% compiled from the grades received in those courses at the 3000 level.
- English: English 3201 (2 credits); or the former combination of Language 3101 (1 credit) and one of Thematic Literature 3201(2 credits) or Literary Heritage 3202 (2 credits).
- Academic or Advanced Mathematics: One of Mathematics 2200, 2201, 2204, or 2205 and one of Mathematics 3200, 3201, 3204, or 3205 (valued at 2 credits each).
- Laboratory Science: Four credits in Laboratory Science (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Earth Systems, Physics), including at least two credits at the 3000 level chosen from one of Biology 3201, Chemistry 3202, Earth Systems 3209, or Physics 3204 (valued at two credits each). The remaining two credits may be selected from 2000-level courses in the above-noted subject areas or from Science 1206.
- Social Science/Modern or Classical Language: Two credits at the 3000 level in a Social Science area or in a Modern or Classical Language.
- Electives: Two credits at the 3000 level in elective courses chosen from the subjects above or from additional courses approved by the Department of Education for offering at the 3000 level for certificate purposes.
- Applicants from other provinces of Canada are required to have successfully completed Grade XII in the University Preparatory Program (in the case of Quebec students, Secondary V Certificate) with a passing mark in each of the following Grade XII academic or advanced-level subjects and an overall average of not less than 70% compiled from the grades received in the courses selected:
- Laboratory Science (1 of Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Geology or Physics)
- Social Science/Modern Classical Language
- For further information concerning specific provinces, applicants may contact the University by writing to the Admissions Office, Office of the Registrar, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5S7, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the website at www.mun.ca.
- Applicants in or about to enter their final year of high school with a superior academic record (i.e. normally an overall average of 85% or above in completed English, Math and Science courses at the 2000 or 3000 level) may apply to enrol in university courses. The applicant for concurrent studies must be enrolled in a high school and completing a slate of courses that meets the course requirements for admission to the University as specified in Applicants Who Have Followed the High School Curriculum of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Applicants will be required to submit a letter requesting enrolment in a specific course and provide a list of final year registrations; an official high school transcript; and a letter from the high school principal or guidance counsellor clearly supporting admission for concurrent studies.
- Applicants must submit a completed application for admission/readmission together with the appropriate fee. For further information refer to Fees and Charges.
- Normally, enrolment for concurrent studies students will be limited to 3 credit hours in a given semester. Fees and deadlines are the same as for regularly admitted students. University credit will be awarded after successful completion of the course(s) and successful completion of the requirements for admission to the University.
- Normally, eligibility to enrol is limited to the Fall and Winter semesters.
- Concurrent studies students will be automatically considered for general admission to the University for the Fall semester of the following academic year. The requirements for admission to the University, as specified in Applicants Who Have Followed the High School Curriculum of Newfoundland and Labrador, will apply. Additional faculty application and admission requirements may apply.
Applicants shall have completed the Level III Adult Basic Education Certificate (ABE) with the approved combination of thirty-six credits set down by the Department of Education and successfully completed, with an overall average of not less than 70%, the following courses as outlined below:
- Communication Skills: IC 3112 and IC 3321 OR English 3101A, 3101B, and 3101C
- Mathematics: One of the following groups:
- Mathematics: IM 3115, 3211, 3212, 3213, and 3216 OR
- Mathematics: IM 3218, 3219, and 3221 OR
- Mathematics: 2104A, 2104B, 2104C, 3104A, 3104B, and 3104C
- Science: One of the following patterns:
- Biology: IBT 3113, 3115, 3211, 3212A/B, 3214, and 3316 OR
- Biology: 2101A, 2101B, 2101C, 3101A, 3101B, and 3101C
- Chemistry: ICH 3111, 3112, 3113, 3114, 3116, 3117, 3118, and 3215 OR
- Chemistry: 2102A, 2102B, 2102C, 3102A, 3102B, and 3102C
- Geology: IS 3212
- Physics: IP 3111, 3112, 3213, 3215, and 3216 OR
- Physics: 2104A, 2104B, 2104C, 3104A, 3104B, and 3104C
- English Language Proficiency Requirements will apply to all applicants.