Programs Requiring Prior University Study

The following programs lead to a degree, and require you to complete some university study before you apply.

To find programs that require you to complete some college study before you apply, view Collaborative University and College Programs.

2 Prior Study Programs

Education

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

Professional

Consecutive Education (Primary/Junior)

This 16-month program prepares you to be an elementary school teacher (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 6) with strengths in science, mathematics, literacy and technology.

Admission is based on an undergraduate degree from a recognized university, with a minimum required average of 70% ("B-" or 2.7 GPA) in best 10 full-year or best 20 half-year courses completed. Preference given to 4-year honours degrees.

Because Primary/Junior teachers deal with a wide range of subject areas, it is desirable that you have a broad academic background. In assessing the academic breadth of Primary/Junior applicants, the Faculty of Education gives preference to candidates who have 1 or more 3 credit hour (half-year) undergraduate or graduate courses in these subject groupings:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English/Linguistics
  • Environmental Science
  • Fine Arts
  • Foreign Languages
  • Liberal Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Education

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

Professional

Consecutive Education (Intermediate/Senior)

This 16-month program prepares you to teach Grades 7 to 12 with expertise in 2 of the following teachable subject areas:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • General Science
  • Health and Physical Education
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
Admission is based on an undergraduate degree from a recognized university, with a minimum required average of 70% ("B-" or 2.7 GPA) in best 10 full-year or best 20 half-year courses completed. Preference given to 4-year honours degrees.

Applicants must have completed a minimum of 5 full-year courses, or 10 half-year courses with a 70% average in a first teaching subject and 3 full-year courses, or 6 half-year courses with a 70% average in a second teaching subject.