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Grant MacEwan Universitywww.macewan.ca
MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences - ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.
The university provides a transformative education in a collaborative and supportive environment where creativity and innovation thrive. Faculties focus on teaching, and many are also engaged in ground-breaking, internationally-recognized research and scholarly and artistic activity that enhances their teaching and the curriculum - and creates opportunities for student involvement in research.
The university offers a broad complement of programs comprised of bachelor and applied degrees, diplomas and certificates. Faculties and schools offer programming in fine arts and communications; health and community studies; liberal arts and sciences; and business.
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Diploma
Length 3 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
CATEGORIES OF ADMISSION
Applicants may be admitted through one of the following:
- Regular Admission
- Mature Admission
- Previous Post-Secondary Admission
In addition, all applicants must also meet the following admission criteria:
- Skills Appraisal
- English Language Proficiency.
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must have:
- an Alberta high school diploma (or equivalent) and ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2
- a minimum overall average of 60%, with no course grade lower than 50%, in the following high school courses:
- ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2
- 1 Group A course
- 1 Group B or C course
- 1 Group C or D course
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar applicants must:
- be 20 years of age or older
- have been out of full-time high school at least 1 year by the beginning of the intake term.
Previous Post-Secondary Admission
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar. Admission in this category does not imply or guarantee the transfer of any coursework and/or credential unless a block transfer agreement (internal or external) is in effect and published in the calendar by the Office of the University Registrar. In addition, transfer of coursework does not imply or guarantee that an applicant will be admitted.
Applicants must have successfully completed one of the following from a recognized institution
- A post-secondary Certificate, Diploma, Applied Degree or Degree
- A minimum of 18 university-level credits with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and must have completed the required core courses listed under the Regular or Mature category.
ADDITIONAL ADMISSION CRITERIA
Skills Appraisal will be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar. Applicable to all admission categories.
Unless otherwise specified, identified Skills Appraisal requirements must be completed by the beginning of the intake term.
Applicants must complete the Skills Appraisal. The Skills Appraisal does not need to be completed if applicants present one of the following:
- ELA 30-1 with a minimum grade of 65%
- ELA 30-2 with a minimum grade of 75%
Applicants must pass the writing portion AND be eligible to enter ENGL 111 OR achieve a minimum grade of C- on any required developmental course work.
Applicants must pass the reading portion OR achieve a minimum grade of C- on any required developmental course work.
English Language Proficiency
English Language Proficiency will be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar. Applicable to all admission categories.
All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. In addition, the university will require official documents such as 1 of the following:
- High school transcripts
- Post-secondary transcripts
- Proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation
Full details are available in MacEwan University's academic calendar or online at http://MacEwan.ca/ELP
Other Admission Criteria
To be evaluated through the Program. Applicable to all admission categories. Applicants are required to submit a Portfolio and a Statement of Intent to a committee of Design Studies faculty. The Portfolio shall consist of an original body of work. Successful applicants will demonstrate in their Statement of Intent:
- The ability to express ideas well in writing.
- How this MacEwan University program is aligned with their interests and goals.
- An interest in learning about design theory and practice.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2017/08/01 to 2018/07/31*.
Tuition $4,020.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $2,770.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,161.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated June 05, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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