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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, T5J2P2, 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.

 

Regular Admission

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

  1. 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%
    OR

  2. 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%, with no course grade lower than 50%, in the following high school courses:
    • ELA 30-1
    • Language (other than English) at the 30-level or Mathematics 30-2 or Mathematics 30-1 or One Group A, B or C course
    • 1 Group A, B or C course
    • 1 Group A or B course
    • 1 Group C course
    • 1 Group A or C course (or Group B if it was not used in #3 above)

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

 

Applicants with 9 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 1 year by the beginning of the intake term.
  • completed ELA 30-1 with a minimum grade of 50%.

 

Applicants with 9 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.

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 the following from a recognized institution:

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

 

ADDITIONAL ADMISSION CRITERIA

Skills Appraisal

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 ELA 30-1 with a minimum grade of 65% or ENGL 111 with a minimum grade of C-.

Writing
Applicants must pass the writing portion OR achieve a minimum grade of C- on any required developmental course work.

Reading
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 MacEwan.ca/ELP.

Other Admission Criteria

To be evaluated through the Program. Applicable to all admission categories.

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 2 years.

 

Applicants must include 3 reference letters, 2 general and 1 from a volunteer or work experience supervisor.

Applicants offered admission must present 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 3 months of the start of the program intake term.


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 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.

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 June 05, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.

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