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Grant MacEwan University

Grant MacEwan University

www.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.

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10700 104 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 2P2, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

CATEGORIES OF ADMISSION
Applicants may be admitted through one of the following:

  1. Regular Admission
  2. Mature Admission
  3. Previous Post-Secondary Work
In addition, all applicants must also meet the following admission criteria:
  • Skills Appraisal
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Other Admission Criteria

Regular Admission
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must:

1. a) Have an Alberta high school diploma (or equivalent), be 19 years of age or older by December 31st of the year they enter the program, and have completed ELA 30-1 with a minimum grade of 50 percent.

OR

   b) Be 19 years of age or older by December 31st of the year they enter the program, and must have a minimum overall average of 65 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses:

  1. ELA 30-1
  2. Language (other than English) at the 30-level or Mathematics 30-2 or Mathematics 30-1 or One Group A, B or C course
  3. One Group A or B course
  4. One Group C course
  5. One Group A or C course (or Group B if it was not used in #3 above)

Notes:

  • A maximum of two Group B subjects can be used; they must be from different disciplines.

Applicants with nine or more university-level credits must also present a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Mature Admission
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 one year by the beginning of the intake term

Applicants must have completed ELA 30-1 with a minimum grade of 50 per cent.

Applicants with nine or more university-level credits must also present a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Previous Post-Secondary Work
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must have successfully completed the following from a recognized institution:

  • A post-secondary Certificate, Diploma, Applied Degree or Degree.

Admission in this category does not imply or guarantee the transfer of any course work 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 course work does not imply or guarantee that an applicant will be admitted.

ADDITIONAL ADMISSION CRITERIA

Skills Appraisal
Skills Appraisal to be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar.

Unless otherwise specified, identified Skills Appraisal requirements must be completed by the beginning of the intake term.

Applicants must complete the Skills Appraisal only if they do not present ELA 30-1 with a minimum grade of 65 percent or ENGL 111 with a minimum grade of C-.

Writing
Applicants must pass the writing portion OR complete any developmental course work with a minimum grade of C-.

Reading
Applicants must pass the reading portion OR complete any developmental course work with a minimum grade of C-.

English Language Proficiency
English Language Proficiency will be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar.

All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. We will require official documents such as one 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 MacEwan.ca/ELP.

Other Admission Criteria
Other Admission Criteria to be evaluated through the Program.

Applicants are required to submit the following to be assessed by faculty from the Social Work program:

  • A resume and personal/professional profile.
  • Evidence of a minimum 70 hours of relevant volunteer/work experience within the last two years.

Applicants must include three reference letters: two general letters and one from a volunteer or work experience supervisor.

Applicants offered admission are required to submit the following:

  • A clear Police Information Check (or equivalent from another policing agency) that includes a Vulnerable Sector Search. The Police Information Check must be submitted by the published document deadline and have been issued within three months of the start of the program intake term.
  • A clear (no fault) Alberta Children’s Services Intervention Form.

Student Aid

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 $5,092.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,650.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,416.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta 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.

Transfer(s) Elegibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 27, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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