Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Studies

Academic program admission criteria

International applicants should present the secondary school graduation certificate that would be acceptable for admission to an internationally recognized university in his or her home country. This credential is the minimum required for consideration.

International Curriculum minimum admission requirements


• Five GCE/GCSE/IGCSE subjects with at least two at A-Level (GCSE grades at C or above); or
• One GCSE/IGCSE/O-Level subject (grade C or above) and four AS-level subjects will be considered provided the AS-levels do not duplicate subject matter at the
GCSE/IGCSE or O Level; or
• VCE A-Level, VCE A-Level Double Award and BTEC Certificate/Diploma qualifications will be reviewed on an individual basis.

Advanced Placement program

• AP courses may be used to determine admissibility and the granting of transfer credit or exemption. Completed AP courses with an examination grade of four, may be eligible to receive a maximum of 2.0 Brock credits. An official AP transcript is required as part of the evaluation.


• A Grade 12 diploma with high grades (normally a minimum 80 per cent average for consideration) in senior-level subjects appropriate to the program you intend to study is required.
• Strongly recommended that applicants select courses with academic rigout in their final year of secondary school in order to ensure a strong application.
• Additionally, a SAT combined score of 1,100 (critical reading and math) or an ACT score of 24 is recommended.
• School profiles (if applicable) and letters of recommendation from guidance counsellors are encouraged and strongly recommended.

International Baccalaureate

• Completion of the IB diploma program with appropriate prerequisite subjects considered for admission and may be awarded a maximum of 3.0 transfer credits for HL examinations completed at a minimum of Grade 5.
• Completion of an IB certificate program with a minimum of six subjects, including prerequisites, also considered for admission and transfer credit.
• Official IBO transcript is required as part of the evaluation process.


Minimum English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of your English language ability with any of the following:

Brock’s Intensive English Language Program (IELP)
Successful completion of Level 5
English language school system 
Minimum three years of full-time study where the primary language of instruction and evaluation was English. Acceptable grades in English and other humanities/social science courses from your senior secondary school year.
IB diploma
Completion of diploma where English was the language of instruction
Overall band score of 70 (60 in writing and no other band score under 60)
Score of 565 or greater (minimum composition of 240)
Score of 88 or greater (minimum 21 on speaking and writing)
Score of 85 or greater (no part under 80)
Score of 6.5 or greater (no band below 6.0)
Overall category of one or two
Scholarships and Tuition
Undergraduate Scholarships
International Brock University Scholars Awards

93% average & above
$14,000 ($3,500 for up to 4 years)
90%to 92.9% average
$8,000 ($2,000 for up to 4 years)
85%to 89.9% average
$4,000 ($1,000 for up to 4 years)
80%to 84.9% average
$750 one-time award

Brock Scholars Awards are open to incoming students, from anywhere in the world! To qualify you must be entering into your first undergraduate program in the Fall term (no previous post-secondary experience). No application is required.

University Cost

Tuition and ancillary fees     
(for students taking 4.0 - 5.0 credits)                        
Accommodation on campus
$5,325 to $7,360
Meal plans on campus
$2,000 to $3,600
University Health Insurance Fee
$900 to $1,200
$200 to $450

Fee information examples describe typical situations. The actual fees may vary, depending on your situation. Prices are quoted in Canadian dollars and are based on 2013-14 costs. Tuition fees are subject to change pending approval by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.


Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC) application and check list

Apply online
Provide all official documents directly from the issuing institution to the Office of the Registrar, Brock University as well as proof of English Language Proficiency (if applicable).

The application package and appropriate fees must be submitted directly to:
Brock University
Office of the Registrar, Admissions
500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1
Telephone: (905) 688-5550 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (905) 688-5550      end_of_the_skype_highlighting extension 3430
Email: admissions@brocku.ca

You will complete the OUAC 105F (International) application if you:
• currently reside outside of Canada AND
• are not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident AND
• are not currently attending an Ontario secondary school (in Ontario or abroad) in a day program.

You will complete the OUAC 105D application if you:
• currently reside in Canada (Canadian citizens, permanent residents or those currently studying in Canada on a study permit or other visa) OR
• are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident living elsewhere (not in Canada) AND
• are not currently attending an Ontario secondary school in a day program.

You will complete the 101 application if you meet the following requirements:
• You are taking courses during the day at an Ontario Secondary School (this includes students returning for second semester and graduated students returning to upgrade one or more courses; Ontario curriculum can finish in Canada or overseas).
• You will have received or expect to receive your Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six 4U/M courses at the end of the current year
• You are not currently registered at a postsecondary (college/university) institution.
• You have not completed one academic year or more of postsecondary education
• You are applying to a diploma program or a first-year degree program at an Ontario university


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