British-Patterned

General Admission Requirements

  • If you will be writing your Advanced examinations this academic year, you will be considered for a provisional offer of admission

Applicants must present the complete certificate or diploma with subjects including:

Admission Category

Required Subjects

Anticipated Minimum Requirements

Computer Science English, Calculus (GCE: A or AS Math, Cambridge Pre-U: Advanced Level Math or Principal Subject) "A"s and "B"s at O level
"A"s and "B"s at A level
Humanities English "A"s and "B"s at O level
"A"s and "B"s at A level
Life Sciences English, Calculus (GCE:  A or AS Math, Cambridge Pre-U:  Advanced Level Math or Principal Subject) "A"s and "B"s at O level
"A"s and "B"s at A level
Mathematical and Physical Sciences English, Calculus (GCE:  A or AS Math, Cambridge Pre-U:  Advanced Level Math or Principal Subject) "A"s and "B"s at O level
"A"s and "B"s at A level
Rotman Commerce English, Calculus (GCE:  A or AS Math, Cambridge Pre-U:  Advanced Level Math or Principal Subject) All "A"s at O level
All "A"s at A level
Social Sciences English "A"s and "B"s at O level
"A"s and "B"s at A level

 

  • Some programs may require additional high school subjects as prerequisites for specific courses in first year or for entry into a specific program in second year.  See the individual program pages for high school prerequisites.
  • Applicants to the Rotman Commerce program are required to complete an online supplemental application
  • Applicants to the Computer Science program are required to complete an online supplemental application
  • Admission to Computer Science category does not guarantee admission to the Computer Science Program. Visit the Department of Computer Science for more information.

 

Requirements for Students Completing the GCE

  • At least five different IGCSE/GCSE/Ordinary Level academic subjects and four different Advanced Subsidiary academic subjects OR three different Advanced Level/International Advanced Level academic subjects. Applied Advanced Level subjects are not an ideal preparation for our programs. 
  • General Paper, General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, and Key Skills are not acceptable. 
  • Prerequisites should be presented at Advanced/A2 or Advanced Subsidiary Level. Some programs may consider excellent IGCSE/GCSE/Ordinary Level results for fulfilling a prerequisite. 
  • All examinations must be conducted by an examination authority located in the UK or an equivalent authority elsewhere
  • GCE students may receive transfer credit for some courses - more information will be provided at the time of admission.

 

Requirements for Students Completing Cambridge Pre-University Program

  • The Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate (3 Principal Subjects) or the full Cambridge International Pre-U diploma including 3 Principal Subjects (or a combination of Advanced Level academic subjects and Principal Subjects), Global Perspectives and Independent Research Report (GPR).
  • Prerequisites should be presented at Advanced Level/A2 or Principal Subjects. Some programs may consider excellent IGCSE/GCSE/Ordinary Level results for fulfilling a prerequisite.
  • If you will be writing your Advanced examinations this academic year, you will be considered for a provisional offer of admission. 

 

English Language Proficiency

  • The Faculty of Arts & Science offers the International Foundation Program, a new option for students who wish to attend U of T but whose English skills do not meet the University's entrance requirements

 

Ranking the Colleges

  • Every Faculty of Arts & Science, University of Toronto St. George student is a member of one of seven colleges
  • Selecting a college is a personal decision unrelated to program choice
  • College ranking is a step on the application, so be sure to learn more about each of the colleges

 

Application Details and Next Steps Information