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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


General Requirements

  • The General Certificate of Education (GCE) or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two A-level subjects.
  • Three GCSE (O-level) subjects.
  • GSCE (O-level) English required at C or 4 unless otherwise stated.
  • Two AS-level courses may be submitted for one A-level course, except where a specific A-level course is required.
  • Some programs may require additional A-level courses.

Specific Requirements

General Certificate of Education Requirements by Program

Program

Minimum Overall Average

Competitive Overall Average

General Certificate of Education Requirements

Ancient Studies (BA)

B

A

  • English

Anthropology (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Applied Water Science (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Biology, Chemistry and Math, each at C

Archaeology and Heritage Studies (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Bachelor of Arts and Master's in English, History or Political Science (BA and MA)

B

A

  • GCSE English at B/5 or A-level English at C

Biochemistry / Biotechnology (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Biology and Math, each at D
  • A-level Chemistry at C

Biology (BA)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Biology at C

Biology (BSc), Biology and Chemistry (BSc), Biology and Mathematics (BSc), Biology and Physics (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Chemistry and Math, each at D
  • A-level Biology at C

Business Administration (BBA)

B

A*

  • GCSE English at B/5 or A-level English at C
  • A-level Math at C

Business Administration (BBA) and Computer Science (BSc) double degree

A*

A*

  • GCSE English at B/5 or  A-level English at C
  • A-level Math at B

Business Administration (BBA) (Laurier) and Computer Science (BCS) (University of Waterloo) double degree 

A*

A*

  • GCSE English at A/7 or A-level English at B
  • A-level Math at A*

Business (BBA) and Financial Math (BA) double degree

A*

A*

  • GCSE English at B/5 or A-level English at C
  • A-level Math at A

Business Administration (BBA) (Laurier) and Math (BMath) (University of Waterloo) double degree

A*

A*

  • GCSE English at A/7 or A-level English at B
  • A-level Math at A*

Business Technology Management (BBTM)

B

A

  • GCSE English at B/5 or A-level English at C
  • A-level Math at C

Chemistry (BSc), Chemistry and Mathematics (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • A-level Chemistry at C

Chemistry and Physics (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Chemistry and Math, each at B

Communication Studies (BA)  

B

A

  • English

Community Health (BA)

C

A

  • English

Computer Science (BA in Combination)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Math at D

Computer Science (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • Recommended: one of A-level Chemistry or Physics at D

Computer Science and Psychology (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • Recommended: one of A-level Chemistry or Physics at D

Computer Science and Physics (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • Recommended: one of A-level Chemistry or Physics at D

Criminology (BA)

C

A

  • English

Cultural Studies (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Data Science (BSc)

A

A

  • GCSE English at B/5 or A-level English at C
  • A-level Math at A

Digital Media and Journalism (BA)

C

A

  • GCSE English at B/5 or A-level English at C

Economics (BA), Economics and Accounting (BA), Economics and Financial Management (BA)

A

A

  • GCSE English at B/5 or A-level English at C
  • A-level Math at C

English (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Environmental Science (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Chemistry and Math, each at D
  • A-level Biology at C

Environmental Studies (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Film Studies (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Financial Mathematics (BA)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Math at B

Financial Mathematics (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • One of A-level Biology, Chemistry or Physics at D
  • A-level Math at B

French (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Game Design and Development (BFAA)

C

A

  • GCSE English at B/5 or A-level English at C

Geography (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Geography (BSc), Geography and Archaeology and Heritage Studies, Geography (BSc) with Environmental Science Option, Geography and Geomatics (BSc) 

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • Two of A-level Biology, Chemistry or Physics at D

Global Studies (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Health Administration (BA)

C

A

  • English

Health Sciences (BSc)

A

A*

  • English
  • A-level Biology, Chemistry and Math, each at D

History (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Honours Science (BSc) 

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Biology, Chemistry and Math, each at D

Human Rights and Human Diversity (BA)

C

A

  • English

Humanities with Leadership Foundations (BA)

C

A

  • English

Indigenous Studies (BA in Combination)

C

A

  • English

International Education Studies (BA)

B

A

  • GCSE English at B/5 or A-level English at C

Kinesiology (BKin)

A

A

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • A-level Biology at C

Languages, French, Spanish (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Law Degree (University of Sussex, UK) and Arts degree (Laurier)

A

A

  • GCSE English at B/5 or A-level English at C

Law Degree (University of Sussex, UK) and Science degree (Laurier)

A

A

  • GCSE English at B/5 or A-level English at C

Law and Society (BA)

C

A

  • English

Mathematics (BA)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Math at D

Mathematics (BSc), Computer Science and Mathematics (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • One of A-level Biology, Chemistry or Physics at D

Medieval and Medievalism Studies (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Music (BMus)

B

75%

Community Music (BMus)

B

75%

Music Therapy (BMT) 

N/A

N/A

  • Must be registered in Laurier's Bachelor of Music
  • High standing in Music and Psychology courses
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal skills
  • Interview with music therapy coordinator
  • Audition 

North American Studies (BA)

B

A

  • English

Philosophy (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Physics (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • One of A-level Chemistry or Physics at D

Policing (BA in Combination)

B

A

  • English

Political Science (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Psychology, Policing & Psychology, Forensic Psychology (BA)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Math at D

Psychology, Psychology and Neuroscience (BSc)

B

A

  • English
  • A-level Biology and Math, each at D

Public Health (BASc)

C

A

  • English
  • A-level Biology, Chemistry and Math, each at D

Religion and Culture (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Social Work (BSW)

A

A

  • English

Sociology (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Spanish (BA) 

B

A

  • English

User Experience Design (BDes)

C

A

  • GCSE English at B/5 or A-level English at C

Women and Gender Studies (BA) 

B

A

  • English

Youth and Children’s Studies (BA)

C

A

  • English

Contact Us:

Recruitment and Admissions

E: chooselaurier@wlu.ca
T: 519.884.0710 x3385
F: 519.884.0618

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