Information and Advice for Prospective Students from Canada

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Canada

As one of the UK’s leading modern universities, students from more than 100 countries apply to the University of Lincoln each year for degree level studies.

To help you prepare, the following information provides guidance on the entrance requirements you will need to meet, alongside further information in support of your application.

Entry Requirements

Prospective students from Canada are required to meet the following University of Lincoln entry requirements:

Students who do not meet the minimum undergraduate entry requirements may be eligible for entry onto a Lincoln International Study Centre Foundation or International Year One programme. For more information, please visit the International Study Centre website.

Students require one of the following qualifications for entry into year one of an undergraduate degree:

  • Successful completion of a recognised International Foundation Course
  • Between 27 and 34 International Baccalaureate (IB) points depending on the course you wish to apply for. Specific information on IB requirements can be found on individual undergraduate course pages.
  • Successful completion of High School (please refer to specific grade requirements based on province / territory below) in addition to English Language and Maths at Grade 11.

British Columbia

Applicants will require a senior secondary graduation diploma with at least 5 B’s in acceptable grade 12 courses (some courses may require applicants to have studied specific subjects).

Alberta

Applicants will require a General High School Diploma with 70% in five acceptable grade 12 subjects. 

Saskatchewan

Applicants require Grade 12 Standing/Division IV (Secondary School Diploma) awarded with an average of at least 70% in five acceptable subjects.

Manitoba

Applicants will require a High School Graduation Diploma with five credits awarded at 300 level in at least four subject areas (with at least 70% achieved in each of these areas).

Ontario

Applicants will require Ontario Academic Courses (OACs) with six passes (three at grade B and three at grade C) OR an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) awarded at advanced level (with six Grade 12 U, U/C or M courses including Grade 12 U English).

Quebec

Applicants holding a Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (DEC) will be considered for entry on to the first year of a bachelor degree programme. 

 

 

Advanced Entry (Undergraduate)

Depending on your academic background and intended course of study, it may be possible to apply for advanced entry into year 2 or 3 of a University of Lincoln undergraduate course.

For direct entry into year 2 of a Bachelor degree, students are required to have:

  • An Associate Degree or;
  • Two years of a Canadian Bachelor degree

To be considered for direct entry into year 3 of a Bachelor degree at Lincoln, prospective students must have completed three years of a Canadian Bachelor degree.

For more information, please contact the International Admissions Team: intadmissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

For more information, please contact the Student Administration Team: admissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

For more information, please contact the International Admissions Team: intadmissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

Postgraduate Taught (e.g. MA/MSc)

Canadian Bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7 (out of 4). Please note that some programmes may require a GPA of 3.0 (out of 4).

Specific information on postgraduate entry requirements can be found on the individual programme page.

 

Postgraduate Research (e.g. MPhil/PhD)

Postgraduate Research opportunities at the University of Lincoln range from MRes and MA by Research to MPhil / PhD.  For further information on entry requirements please visit the individual subject pages.

 

Please note that the information above is for guidance purposes only and is not an exhaustive list of accepted qualifications. To check if your qualification is eligible, please contact the International Admissions Team.

Please note that the information above is for guidance purposes only and is not an exhaustive list of accepted qualifications. To check if your qualification is eligible, please contact the Student Administration Team.

English Language Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent qualification with a grade C or above in English language.

Students who do not meet the above English language requirements may be eligible for entry onto a Pre Sessional English and Academic Study Skills (PEASS) course.

Further information regarding English language requirements and Pre Sessional Courses can be found on our English Requirements page.

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Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

University of Lincoln students are required to pay tuition fees for each year of their course. Further information regarding tuition fees and how to pay can be found on the following pages:

Undergraduate Programmes
Postgraduate Programmes

Scholarships

Each year, the University of Lincoln is delighted to award a number of scholarships and bursaries to suitably qualified students from around the world. Depending on your academic ability, intended programme of study and nationality, the level of scholarship / bursary can vary.

Canadian student loans

Most Canadian students studying at the University of Lincoln are self-funded, however, some students choose to pay their tuition fees with a Canadian student loan or a Provincial or territorial program loan. For more information and to check your eligibility, please see the following Government of Canada website: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/jobs/education/student-financial-aid.html

 

Canadian Tax Credits

Some students who file a Canadian tax return may be able to claim reduced tax on education expenses. Please submit your forms to fundingadvice@lincoln.ac.uk.

 

Private loans

Some students choose to take out private loans in order to pay for their studies in the UK. For more information on private bank loans, please see the following Government of Canada webpage: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/education/student-loan/bank.html

 

For more advice and information regarding funding please email fundingadvice@lincoln.ac.uk to speak to our Advice Service.

Meet Us in Canada

Representatives from the University of Lincoln regularly attend events around the world. For more information on events taking place in Canada, please contact international@lincoln.ac.uk.

Our Global Education Agents in Canada

The University of Lincoln work with a number of agents and representatives around the world. As part of their role, they can provide information and support in the following areas:

  • Study opportunities in the UK
  • Applying to the University of Lincoln
  • Advice and support

FP Education Advisors Inc. (d.b.a Future Project)
7122 Baywood Court, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 5N6, Canada
Website: www.futureproject.ca ​
Email: admin@futureproject.ca 
Phone: 1-888-506-2257
Future Project also cover Vancouver, B.C.

Grad Study Overseas 
105 Chartwell Circle, Hamilton, Ontario, L9A 0C4, Canada
Email: info@gradstudyoverseas.ca
Web: www.gradstudyoverseas.ca
Tel Toll Free Line: 1 855 334 5379
Tel: 905 381 4258    

Mericler Inc
20 Carlton Street, Suite 121, Toronto, Ontario, MB5 2H5, Canada
Tel: 00 1 647 933 9098
Email: rami.hijazi@mericer.net
Web: www.mericler.net

Students Solution Educational Services (SSES)
Tel: 00 1 416 628 3815
Email: headoffice@studentssolution.co.uk
Web: http://www.studentssolution.co.uk/contact_us.php

SI-UK Toronto Office
Suite 300, 150 King Street West
Toronto M5H 1J9
Ontario, Canada
Phone: 416-998-8532
toronto@studyin-uk.com
www.studyin-uk.ca

Our Global Education Agents

The University of Lincoln work with a number of Agents and representatives around the world. As part of their role, they can provide information and support in the following areas:

  • Study opportunities in the UK
  • Applying to the University of Lincoln
  • Advice and support

For more information about our regional Agents and representatives, please email the International Team on international@lincoln.ac.uk.

Contact the International Office

Tel: +44 (0)1522 886040 (During office hours, 8:30am - 5:00pm GMT, Monday - Friday)

Email: international@lincoln.ac.uk or use our online enquiry form.