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School of Architecture: Honours Bachelor of Architectural Studies

Architecture Admissions

The Admissions Process
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Students wishing to apply to the School of Architecture will be initially screened on the basis of grades received in their required courses. By this process, approximately 450 students will be further considered for admission to the School of Architecture. These students are required to participate in an interview as part of the admissions process. In addition, a test in the form of an English précis will be required of applicants on the day of their scheduled interview. A portfolio of creative work must also be presented at the time of the interview. Admission to the School depends equally on success in the précis test and the results of the interview. An Admissions Information Form is also required.

With the high number of applications, students will normally need an overall average of 80% and at least a grade of 75% (usually 80%) in English and at least low 70s in Physics and the two required mathematics courses, to be considered for an interview. If offered admission, a final mark of at least 70% (but 75% in English) in each required course is needed to maintain an offer of admission. It is also recommended that students take art, history and other creative courses. A list of equivalent courses from other provinces and countries is available.

More information on the process, and portfolio requirements may be found on the School of Architecture website.


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