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Intake
  • Fall

Study Options
  • Co-Op
  • Location
    Vancouver
  • Campuses
    Vancouver

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    City of Vancouver
  • Length
    Four Years (120 Credits)
  • Tuition Estimate
    $4454 per year (domestic student fees)
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $3000 per year
  • Credential Granted
    Bachelor's Degree

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Application Deadline Advice

The application deadline for September entry is January 15. Portfolios are due February 1. For further details, check here.

Application Fee: $70

Academic

  • Completed Foundation Year Studies at Emily Carr.

Admission Advice

After you are accepted to Emily Carr it's a good idea to visit Student Services to clarify expectations of the Foundation Year in relation to your desired degree program.

English Language Requirements

Summary

Undergraduate applicants whose first language is not English must meet one of the following (minimum score):

  • An English Language Assessment Test score of:
    • A TOEFL iBT score of 84 with 20 in Speaking, 20 Reading, 18 Writing and 20 Listening
    • A IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
    • A CAEL score of 70
    • A PTE Academic score of 56
    • A CPC score of a C
    • A MELAB score of 81
  • Three consecutive years of full time education in Canada or another country where English is the primary language of instruction
  • A final grade of 5 on the International Baccalaureate Higher Level English A1 or A2 course
  • A final grade of 4 on the Advanced Placement English Language and Composition or Literature and Composition course
  • A C grade average in six credits of transferable post-secondary English courses
  • Graduation from a recognized degree program at an accredited university where English is the primary language of instruction

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Graduate applicants whose first language is not English must meet one of the following (minimum score):

  • An English Language Assessment Test score of:
    • A TOEFL iBT score of 90 with 22 in Speaking, 22 Reading, 22 Writing and 20 Listening
    • A IELTS score of 7.0, with minimum 7.0 Speaking, 7.0 Reading, 7.0 Writing, and 6.5 Listening
    • Other approved English Language Proficiency tests may be considered if they are equal to the scores shown above for TOEFL and IELTS.  Equivalent test scores will be determined by the Graduate Studies program using the summary tables provided by the respective testing agencies.  Other approved English Language Proficiency tests include; CAEL Canadian Academic English Language assessment test, CPE Cambridge Proficiency Examination, MELAB Michigan English Language Assessment Battery and PTE Pearson Test of English Academic.
  • A B grade average in six credits of transferable post-secondary English courses

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General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

Portfolio Requirement - You must also meet First Year Foundation Portfolio requirements or transfer student portfolio requirements.

 

 

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

For the academic requirements that BC and Yukon Secondary School Graduate must meet for entry into Emily Carr check here.

 


 

Out-of-Province

For the academic requirements that Out-of-Province Secondary School Graduates must meet for entry into Emily Carr check here.

Special Note: You will have to scroll down the web page until you find one of the following appropriate headings:

  • Applicants from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories and Nunavut
  • Applicants from Ontario
  • Applicants from Quebec

BC Transfer Student

For details on BC Transfer Student Admission check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on Out-of-Province Transfer Student Admission check here.

Mature Student

Non Matriculated Adult Applicants - This admission category is limited to residents of Canada who are at least 21 years old who have obtained at least a "C" grade in a senior level English literature course.

Special Note: If you have not completed your Secondary School Diploma it is strongly recommended that you enroll in Adult Basic Education (ABE) courses and complete the BC Adult Graduation Diploma (or equivalent).

International Student

For details on applying to Emily Carr as an International Student check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Aboriginal Admissions Policy - Emily Carr is dedicated to providing access and support for all applicants and particularly underrepresented populations. The University will consider aboriginal applicants who do not meet the academic standing required for admission. Consideration for admission will be based on educational background, cultural knowledge, work experience, academic goals, personal achievements and current artistic portfolio.

How to Apply

For details on How to Apply check here.

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