British-Patterned

General Admission Requirements

  •  If you will be writing your Advanced Level examinations this academic year, you will be considered for a provisional offer of admission based on your A Level result predictions and final GCSE results. 

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

Admission Category

Required Subjects

Computer Science English GCSE, Math (GCE: A Level Math, Cambridge Pre-U: Advanced Level Math or Principle Subject)
Humanities English GCSE or GCE
Life Sciences English GCSE, Math (GCE: A Level Math, Cambridge Pre-U: Advanced Level Math or Principle Subject)
Mathematical and Physical Sciences English GCSE, Math (GCE: A Level Math, Cambridge Pre-U: Advanced Level Math or Principle Subject)
Rotman Commerce English GCSE, Math (GCE: A Level Math, Cambridge Pre-U: Advanced Level Math or Principle Subject)
Social Sciences English GCSE

 

  • 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
  • Students admitted to the Computer Science Admission Category (CMP1) in September 2020 are guaranteed a place in the Computer Science Specialist, Major or Minor program of choice after first-year, provided that conditions of their guarantee have been met.* Visit the Department of Computer Science website 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

 

*The Computer Science Admission Guarantee and new courses (CSC 110Y1F and CSC 111H1S) for students entering September 2020 is still pending final approval by the University of Toronto Sciences Curriculum Committee