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Welcome to students from Canada

Here you will find important information for Canadian students on entry requirements, who to speak to and when and where you can meet our representatives in your country. For support through the application process or if you have any questions, please contact us.

The University of Hertfordshire offers a welcoming community of over 3,800 international students from more than 100 countries worldwide.

Entry Requirements

We typically require the following qualifications from Canadian students:

Point of EntryAcademic Requirements *Language Requirements * +
FoundationCompleted high school with good gradesIELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0 in any band
Undergraduate (year 1)
  • Atlantic provinces (NB, NL, NS, PE) Grade 12: 65% average on 5 grade 12 courses, including English and mathematics
  • Ontario Grade 12: 65% average on 6 grade 12 U/M courses, including grade 12 U English and mathematics
  • Quebec Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (DEC) 60% average on academic courses
  • Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan Grade 12: 65% average on 5 grade 12 courses, including English and mathematics
  • British Columbia Grade 12: 65% average on 4 provincially examinable grade 12 courses, including English and mathematics
  • Northern territories (NT, NU, YT) Grade 12: 65% average on 5 grade 12 courses, including English and mathematics
IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band
Pre-mastersBachelor's degree with less than GPA 2.7 out of 4IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in any band
Postgraduate TaughtBachelor's degree with minimum GPA 2.7 out of 4IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in any band

*Some courses may vary and/or have specific requirements – for details of the entry requirements for your course, please see our Course pages or contact us to check your qualifications. Please note that all applications are assessed on an individual basis.

+For details of accepted English language qualifications please see our How to Apply page.

Meet us in Canada

We're delighted to let you know that the University does visit Canada. Please come along to meet us to find out more about studying at the University of Hertfordshire and to make an application. See our forthcoming country visits.