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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 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.
  • A minimum average of B is required for all honours programs.

Specific Requirements

General Certificate of Education Requirements by Program

Program

Minimum Admission Range

Competitive Admissions Range

General Certificate of Education Requirements

Ancient Studies (BA)

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Anthropology (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Applied Water Science (BSc)

Mid 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Biology, Chemistry and Math, each at C
  • Overall average: B 

Archaeology and Heritage Studies (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

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

Low 80s

Mid 80s

  • O-level English at B or A-level English at C
  • Overall average: B

Biochemistry / Biotechnology (BSc)

Mid 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Biology and Math, each at D
  • A-level Chemistry at C
  • Overall average: B

Biology (BA)

Mid 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • A-level Biology at C
  • Overall average: B

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

Mid 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Chemistry and Math, each at D
  • A-level Biology at C
  • Overall average: B

Business Administration (BBA)

High 80s

Low 90s

  • O-level English at B or A-level English at C
  • A-level Math at C
  • Overall average: A

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

Low 90s

Low 90s

  • O-level English at B or  A-level English at C
  • A-level Math at B
  • Overall average: A*

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

Mid 90s

Mid 90s

  • O-level English at A or A-level English at B
  • A-level Math at A*
  • Overall average: A*

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

Low 90s

Mid 90s

  • O-level English at B or A-level English at C
  • A-level Math at A
  • Overall average: A*

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

Low 90s

Mid 90s

  • O-level English at A or A-level English at B
  • A-level Math at A*
  • Overall average: A*

Business Technology Management (BBTM)

High 70s

Mid 80s

  • O-level English at B or A-level English at C
  • A-level Math at C
  • Overall average: B

Chemistry (BSc), Chemistry and Mathematics (BSc)

Mid 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • A-level Chemistry at C
  • Overall average: B

Chemistry and Physics (BSc)

Mid 70s

High 80s

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

Communication Studies (BA)  

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Community Health (BA)

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: C

Computer Science (BA in Combination)

High 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • Overall average: B

Computer Science (BSc)

High 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • One of A-level Chemistry or Physics at D
  • Overall average: B

Computer Science and Physics (BSc)

High 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • One of A-level Chemistry or Physics at D
  • Overall average: B

Criminology (BA)

Low 70s

High 70s

  • English
  • Overall average: C

Cultural Studies (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Data Science (BSc)

Low 80s

High 80s

  • O-level English at B or A-level English at C
  • A-level Math at A
  • Overall average: A

Digital Media and Journalism (BA)

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • O-level English at B or A-level English at C
  • Overall average: C

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

Mid 80s

High 80s

  • O-level English at B or A-level English at C
  • A-level Math at C
  • Overall average: A

English (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Environmental Science (BSc)

Mid 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Chemistry and Math, each at D
  • A-level Biology at C
  • Overall average: B

Environmental Studies (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Film Studies (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Financial Mathematics (BA)

Mid 70s

High 80s

  • English
  • A-level Math at B
  • Overall average: B

Financial Mathematics (BSc)

Mid 70s

High 80s

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

French (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Game Design and Development (BFAA)

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • O-level English at B or A-level English at C
  • Overall average: C

Geography (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

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

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • Two of A-level Biology, Chemistry or Physics at D
  • Overall average: B

Global Studies (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Health Administration (BA)

Low 70s

High 70s

  • English
  • Overall average: C

Health Sciences (BSc)

Mid 80s

Low 90s

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

History (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Honours Science (BSc) 

Mid 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Biology, Chemistry and Math, each at D
  • Overall average: B

Human Rights and Human Diversity (BA)

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: C

Humanities with Leadership Foundations (BA)

Low 70s

High 70s

  • English
  • Overall average: C

Indigenous Studies (BA in Combination)

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: C

International Education Studies (BA)

Mid 70s

Low 80s

  • O-level English at B or A-level English at C
  • Overall average: B

Kinesiology (BKin)

Low 80s

High 80s

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • A-level Biology at C
  • Overall average: A

Languages, French, Spanish (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

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

Low 80s

High 80s

  • O-level English at B or A-level English at C
  • Overall average: A

Law and Society (BA)

Low 70s

High 70s

  • English
  • Overall average: C

Mathematics (BA)

Mid 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • Overall average: B

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

High 70s

Mid 80s

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

Medieval and Medievalism Studies (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Music (BMus)

75%

High 80s

Community Music (BMus)

75%

High 80s

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)

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Philosophy (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Physics (BSc)

Mid 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • One of A-level Chemistry or Physics at D
  • Overall average: B

Policing (BA in Combination)

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Political Science (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Psychology, Forensic Psychology (BA)

Mid 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Math at D
  • Overall average: B

Psychology and Neuroscience (BSc)

Mid 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • A-level Biology and Math, each at D
  • Overall average: B

Public Health (BASc)

Low 70s

Mid 80s

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

Religion and Culture (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Social Work (BSW)

High 70s

Mid 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: A

Sociology (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Spanish (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

User Experience Design (BDes)

Low 70s

Mid 80s

  • O-level English at B or A-level English at C
  • Overall average: C

Women and Gender Studies (BA) 

Low 70s

Low 80s

  • English
  • Overall average: B

Youth and Children’s Studies (BA)

Low 70s

High 70s

  • English
  • Overall average: C

Contact Us:

Recruitment and Admissions

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

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