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3 U of T MISSISSAUGA
UNIVERSITY A world-renowned university providing highly regarded programs in a supportive and park-like environment. When you graduate, you will receive a prestigious University of Toronto degree that tells everyone that you are ranked among the best in the world. That’s the U of T Mississauga (UTM) success story!
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Mississauga 2 University of Toronto Mississauga 5 The City of Mississauga 6 Undergraduate Programs 11 Student Support Services 13 Transition and Student Experience 14 Life in Residence 17 Clubs, Recreation, Fitness 19 Fees and Financial Aid 20 Admissions - Ontario High Schools 23 Admissions - High Schools Outside of Ontario 25 Admissions - Application Pathways 27 Admissions - International 28 Connect with Us 29 Campus Map Published by the Office of Student Recruitment and Admissions, U of T Mississauga. Information contained in this publication was correct at the time of publication but is subject to change.
U of T
Mississauga Why U of T Mississauga?
U of T Mississauga offers you all the benefits of a U of T education (including a coveted University of Toronto degree) with the rewards of studying at a small, intimate campus. Here, you will find undergraduate and graduate programs in humanities, social sciences, sciences, business and fine arts that are taught by renowned experts in their fields. At U of T Mississauga, you are surrounded by 225 acres of protected green space, while the urban bustle of downtown Toronto is a fare-free shuttle-bus ride away (27 km to the east).
Community is the essence of U of T Mississauga. It is a place where debate is encouraged, and diversity is embraced. U of T Mississauga is known as a small and friendly campus where getting involved in student life is easy. Our Student Centre is home to more than 50 student groups and clubs. Here you can participate in arts, science, social, political and cultural events, creative exhibits, film screenings and concerts.
Entrance scholarships, transition programs, work study programs, accessibility services, academic and financial advising, skills workshops and career counselling support are just some of the numerous services and programs U of T Mississauga offers its students to ensure that they succeed!
A degree from the University of Toronto says that you have benefitted from a dynamic and challenging learning environment that offers you unsurpassed opportunity to explore the world — of science, of the arts, of business — and leave a truly distinctive mark.
U of T MISSISSAUGA
5 CITY OF MISSISSAUGA
MISSISSAUGA Mississauga, with a population of 750,000, is Canada’s sixth largest and one of its safest cities. Located at Toronto’s western border, Mississauga is a culturally-diverse, well-planned, growing urban city with vibrant business, sports and arts communities. The city is the base for more than 60 of Canada’s Fortune 500 companies, and 50 of Fortune’s Global 500 companies. Its thriving business sectors include: biotechnology; biomedical; information and communication technology; pharmaceuticals; automotive; aerospace; and financial services,
giving U of T Mississauga students numerous opportunities for work experience. In the centre of it all is the U of T Mississauga campus, situated in a park-like setting on the Credit River and bounded by safe residential neighbourhoods. It is well-served by local public transit and is conveniently located near major highways. Toronto, Mississauga’s next-door neighbour and Canada’s world-renowned cultural capital, is about 30 minutes away.
While they are registered in an academic session, getting around Mississauga is easy for U of T Mississauga students because they receive a special bus pass on MiWay (Mississauga Transit) that allows them to travel fare free at any hour, on any day during that session (www.miway.ca).
Want more on Mississauga? Visit www.mississauga.ca
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS University of Toronto Degrees offered at UofT Mississauga Honours Bachelor of Arts (HBA)
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Honours Bachelor of Science (HSBc)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
PROGRAM AREAS Chemical & Physical Sciences Commerce Communication, Culture, Information & Technology* Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics Forensic Science Humanities Life Sciences (Biology) Management Psychology Social Sciences Theatre & Drama* Visual Studies* *Some programs offered jointly with Sheridan College and the U of T Faculty of Information
Chemical & Physical Sciences Study natural laws and processes of living and non-living matter as part of UTM’s Chemical & Physical Sciences programs. Learn about the role of geographic information systems and environmental sustainability, or explore the great expanse of the universe. ¡¡ Astronomical Sciences ¡¡ Astronomy ¡¡ Biological Chemistry ¡¡ Biomedical Physics ¡¡ Chemistry ¡¡ Combined Environmental Science/
MSc Sustainability Management
Commerce The Commerce programs combine economics and the various subdisciplines of management enabling students to develop analytical skills and gain knowledge of institutions using the resources of the Institute for Management and Innovation. This background is useful for solving problems and making decisions in business and government environments. Graduates of UTM’s commerce programs are well prepared for a future in professional accounting, economics, actuarial science, financial analytics, marketing analysis, management of firms and government, or small business. Some commerce students choose to do post-graduate studies in law and/or MBA programs. ¡¡ Accounting (BCom) ¡¡ Commerce (BCom)
¡¡ Earth Science
¡¡ Commerce (HBA)
¡¡ Environmental Geosciences
¡¡ Economics (BCom)
¡¡ Environmental Science
¡¡ Finance (BCom)
¡¡ Geocomputational Science
¡¡ Marketing (BCom)
¡¡ Global Information Systems ¡¡ Geography ¡¡ Geology ¡¡ Physics
This program integrates theory and practice while considering areas such as the evolution of language; the impact of the printing press, television, recordings and computers on society and culture; and how technology, particularly digital technology, is shaping human communication. It is a highly flexible program that facilitates interdisciplinary study across areas that are constantly evolving.
Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics Want to design unbreakable codes? Does the complexity of financial markets fascinate you? Interested in simulating biological processes? Whether considering a career in industry or graduate school, our programs will give you the skills you need and teach you to think analytically and creatively. ¡¡ Applied Statistics ¡¡ Bioinformatics ¡¡ Computer Science
¡¡ Combined BA/Master of Information
¡¡ Information Security
¡¡ Communication, Culture, Information and Technology
¡¡ Mathematical Sciences
(Degree + Certificate)
¡¡ Digital Enterprise Management (Degree + Certificate)
Forensic Science UTM hosts Canada’s premier Forensic Science degree program. Dive into the study of physical evidence in a modern legal context, best defined as “science in service to the courts.” The unifying paradigm of Forensic Science is the search for truth and the meaning of evidence in both criminal investigations and through courts of law. UTM’s Forensic Science offers areas of study in: ¡¡ Forensic Science ¡¡ Forensic Anthropology ¡¡ Forensic Biology ¡¡ Forensic Chemistry ¡¡ Forensic Psychology
¡¡ Professional Writing and Communication
WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY MAJOR? GO TO UOFT.ME/CAREERMAJOR TO FIND OUT ABOUT CAREER FIELDS RELATED TO DIFFERENT AREAS OF STUDY.
Communication, Culture, Information & Technology (CCIT)
GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS OFFERED AT U OF T MISSISSAUGA Master of Arts (MA) Master of Science (MSc) Master of Biotechnology (MBioTech)
Studies in the Humanities cultivates critical thinking, logic and communication through the study of cultures, languages and history. It shows how each is interconnected and it is intrinsic to success in the study of other fields, such as business and the sciences. The Humanities is a dynamic option where a truly international focus can be developed.
Life Sciences at U of T Mississauga will intrigue those who are interested in behaviour, biotechnology, genetics, physiology, health sciences and molecular biology. Internships and labs give our students greater understanding of real-world applications. Students interested in health care will benefit from affiliations U of T holds with local hospitals. UTM is also home to one of the academies of U of T’s Faculty of Medicine.
Master of Biomedical Communication (MScBMC)
¡¡ Canadian Studies
Master of Management and Professional Accounting (MMPA)
¡¡ Diaspora & Transnational Studies
Master of Management of Innovation (MMI)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
¡¡ Ethics & Society
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Diploma in Forensic Accounting (DIFA) Combined HBA/Master of Information
¡¡ Classical Civilization ¡¡ Education Studies* ¡¡ English Language Linguistics ¡¡ French Language Teaching & Learning ¡¡ French Studies ¡¡ French & Italian Teaching & Learning ¡¡ Functional French
Combined HBSc in Environmental Science/MSc in Sustainability Management
Combined HBSc Exceptionality in Human Learning/MA Child Study & Education
Combined HBSc Psychology/MA Child Study & Education
¡¡ Latin American & Caribbean Studies
For information on graduate programs, visit www.sgs.utoronto.ca
¡¡ History & Political Science ¡¡ History of Religions ¡¡ Italian Teaching & Learning ¡¡ Linguistics ¡¡ Philosophy of Science ¡¡ South Asian Civilizations ¡¡ Theatre, Drama & Performance Studies ¡¡ Women & Gender Studies
¡¡ Anthropology ¡¡ Biology ¡¡ Biology for Health Sciences ¡¡ Biomedical Communications (Science) ¡¡ Biotechnology ¡¡ Comparative Physiology ¡¡ Ecology & Evolution ¡¡ Molecular Biology ¡¡ Paleontology
Management The Management program prepares students to become effective members of organizations. Drawing on a balanced offering of rigorous intellectual frameworks from the social sciences, they cover the nature and working of organizations, and managerial functions. The programs provide students with a good understanding of the major aspects of management and help them to acquire an integrated set of management skills through the resources of the Institute for Management and Innovation. ¡¡ Human Resource Management and
Industrial Relations (BBA)
¡¡ Management (BBA)
*Completion of the Education Studies minor does not qualify a graduate for certification through the Ontario College of Teachers.
¡¡ Management (HBA)
Theatre & Drama Studies
Psychology programs emphasize the scientific method and its application to the study of behaviour and thought processes in humans and animals. A comprehensive selection of diverse courses in all areas of psychology are taught by outstanding faculty, many of whom conduct leading-edge research in areas such as child development, social behaviour, cognition, perception, personality and the biological basis of behaviour. Students can engage in ongoing research and/or applied field work under the supervision of faculty members.
Whether you are considering law school, teaching, banking or working for an international aid agency, the Social Sciences provide an excellent foundation through examination of the relationships between the individual, society and the environment. As a Social Sciences student, you might consider issues such as health care resourcing in Economics, study how decisions regarding health care are made by governments in Political Science or examine how different cultures approach the senior members of their society through studies in Anthropology. And much more!
Students receive expert practical training in acting, balanced with a thorough exploration of dramatic history, theory and literature in this longstanding program. U of T Mississauga Theatre and Drama graduates are well versed in the craft and business of acting having benefitted from small class sizes in new learning spaces.
¡¡ Behaviour, Genetics & Neurobiology ¡¡ Exceptionality in Human Learning*
¡¡ Criminology, Law and Society
*Also as combined MA Child Study & Education
¡¡ Economics ¡¡ Economics & Political Science ¡¡ Environmental Management ¡¡ Financial Economics ¡¡ Geography ¡¡ History & Political Science ¡¡ International Affairs ¡¡ Political Science ¡¡ Sociology
¡¡ Theatre and Drama Studies (Diploma + Degree)
Visual Studies Explore the meaning and power of images and their impact on our lives. Delve into the world of movie magic in our cinema studies program. Challenge yourself in the unique Art & Art History program where students attend courses concurrently at U of T Mississauga and at Sheridan College’s prestigious School of Animation, Arts and Design. ¡¡ Art and Art History (Diploma + Degree) ¡¡ Art History ¡¡ Cinema Studies ¡¡ Visual Culture ¡¡ Visual Culture & Communication
Specialist – this is the most intensive option, consisting of 9 to 14 courses over the credits of your 20 credit undergraduate degree
Minor – this is the least intensive option, with just 4 credits of subject area focus
Find the Right Program At the end of your first year, you will choose your program(s), which means that your first year is an excellent opportunity to explore the full breadth of offerings at UTM. In addition to choosing a subject area, you will chose from one of three ways to study that subject.
Major – this option consists of 6 to 8 credits of subject area focus, and gives you the opportunity to mix and match your programs within your 20-credit undergraduate degree.
The choice is yours: you won’t be restricted to just the courses in your program. In fact, we encourage students to take courses outside of their main area(s) of study.
Supporting Your Goals
International Education Centre
You will probably hear this a lot over the next few months: university is about learning how to learn. It’s true. Learning how to find answers to tough questions is a skill that will serve you equally as well in class and throughout your life. At U of T Mississauga we offer a variety of services that will help you learn how to learn while you’re here and, ultimately, to find a career path once you graduate.
The International Education Centre (IEC), is focused on student learning and development. Connect with the IEC to enhance your global student experience at the University of Toronto Mississauga and beyond. Whether you have questions about your immigration status, health insurance or study abroad options, the centre is your first point of contact for international education and transition support.
Health & Counselling Centre (HCC) The on-campus medical centre is experienced in working with diverse university populations and is comfortable discussing all topics related to student health and wellness. In addition to the medical care provided by the physicians and nurses, the HCC offers personal and group counselling to assist students experiencing a wide range of challenges with support from psychiatrists and dieticians. www.utm.utoronto.ca/health
Department of Student Life Informed by research and assessment, our co-curricular programs, services and initiatives promote community engagement through innovative opportunities that contribute to student success. Our Student Life Department at UTM includes clubs & societies, community engagement projects, our Indigenous Centre and opportunities for students to get involved with leadership on campus.
AccessAbility Resource Centre
The Access Ability Resource Centre works with students who have permanent or temporary disabilities to enable them to maximize their educational potential. The centre provides inclusive services and academic accommodations to students who have a documented learning, physical, sensory, mental health disability or medical condition.
Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre (Library)
The Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre is the third largest of the University of Toronto’s 44 libraries. It houses roughly 340,000 volumes, providing UTM students with an abundance of resources, including access to all U of T libraries. Our library was designed to help facilitate student learning by incorporating a variety of different environments for students to complete research, study and work collaboratively with other students. library.utm.utoronto.ca
Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre (RGASC) The RGASC offers a full range of workshops, seminars and individual consultations to help students identify and develop the academic skills they need for success in their studies. www.utm.utoronto.ca/asc
Office of the Registrar The Office of the Registrar is the administrative office responsible for student recruitment, admissions, transfer credit, registration, enrolment, academic advising, front line services, financial aid, scholarships, exams, petitions, student records, graduation and more! It’s your one-stopshop for frequently asked questions and detailed information about academic tools, resources, policies and procedures. www.utm.utoronto.ca/registrar
Career Centre Ongoing work search support, career fairs, networking events, further education workshops and individual career counselling help students explore potential career pathways. Our students also get career support for two years following graduation. www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
Student Support Services
IT’S A FACT
STUDENTS WHO COMPLETE TRANSITION AND EXPERIENTIAL PROGRAMS GET HIGHER GRADES AND HAVE A MORE ENRICHED UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE.
Student Transition Programs
The Office of Student Transition promotes the successful academic and social transition of new and current students by introducing them to key skills, resources and expectations through a variety of program offerings, courses and initiatives. The programs are designed to offer a supportive peer-based learning environment that connects students to the wider UTM community and resources. Support is also available for parents and families.
Field courses take students on a journey of learning outside the classroom. Experiences can be outdoor fieldwork, visits to historical sites or cultural events, or interactive tours of industrial sites. The length of time can be as short as one class or for several weeks straight.
Experiential Learning The Experiential Education Office connects students with opportunities to learn both inside and outside the classroom by gaining valuable work, field and in-class involvement. Students develop research skills through various practices such as internship placements, service learning opportunities and in-the-field/classroom experiences.
Professional Experience Year (PEY) A Professional Experience Year is about more than just exposure to jobs. It allows you to complete a 12- to 16-month work placement during your studies at UTM. The PEY can be completed in Computer Science or Commerce. The placement allows you to work on large scale projects, reach professional milestones, network, develop lasting professional relationships and gain significant experience outside of the classroom. uoft.me/utmpey
Research Opportunity Program (ROP) The Research Opportunity Program (ROP) fully utilizes the benefits of an undergraduate education within a researchintensive university. Beginning in year 2, students have the opportunity to conduct research for course credit with some of the university’s most renowned professors. www.utm.utoronto.ca/rop
Study Abroad Our students are in classrooms all over the globe, and you could be, too! The Summer Abroad program offers courses in 16 countries and the Centre for International Experience partners with more than 130 institutions in over 35 countries. www.utm.utoronto.ca/international
TRANSITION & STUDENT EXPERIENCE
YOUR SUCCESS STARTS HERE.
UTM Residences Experience Residence, Excellence Lives Here
• Semi-private washrooms shared with one to three other students;
Student Housing & Residence Life at UTM offers the most diverse range of housing options within the University of Toronto with more than 1,500 spaces of traditional-style rooms, apartments and town houses. Our students will have the amenities necessary to provide the comforting feeling of home.
• Location to campus amenities, and access to a wide range of student services;
Features that make the first-year residence experience unparalleled are: • Learning-living Communities, designed around academic areas of study and exist to allow students to live and work in an environment where students have something in common with others living around them; • First-year students are placed in either traditional dorms or town houses; • Fully-furnished single bedrooms, equipped with a large twin-sized bed, desk, desk chair, dresser and closet;
• Over 100 student leadership and development opportunities offered, such as a community Don or a Residence Experience Coach (REC). Living in residence provides students with the skills to be successful, both during their academic career and beyond graduation. First-year students living in residence are placed in academic living-learning communities designed to give students the knowledge and support necessary to succeed in first year. Students who take part in transition programs achieve a significantly higher grade point average and earn more class credits after four years than students who do not complete the program.
More on campus housing: www.utm.utoronto.ca/housing twitter.com/UTMResidence facebook.com/UTMResidence
On-campus Dining All first-year students who live in residence are required to purchase a full meal plan, which offers a wide variety of choices, including vegetarian and halal options. Students who live off-campus are also provided the option of purchasing a meal plan.
More on campus dining: www.utm.utoronto.ca/food
LIFE IN RESIDENCE
360 360˚ rezTOUR Traditional style Floor plan of a private single room, with shared washroom.
Townhouse style Floor plan of a four-person town house unit. Each student has a private bedroom.
Take our online residence tour. It’s the next best thing to actually being here. www.utm.utoronto.ca/housing
>GO BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Students who take part in university life beyond classes are rewarded with a richer experience. U of T Mississauga clubs, student societies, recreational activities, sports and cultural events are your gateway to life beyond the classroom.
Clubs & Societies
Sports and Recreation
The student council, campus newspaper, and a radio station are among the more than 50 academic, social, faith/religious, service, culture and hobby-based clubs.
Students can take part in a wide variety of programming designed to accommodate all skill levels. Drop-in casual recreational sports, campus intramural leagues, tournaments and U of T intramural teams: squash, tennis, table tennis, badminton, ball hockey, field hockey, ice hockey, cricket, lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, indoor and outdoor soccer, rugby, ultimate, flag football and Olympic weightlifting and more.
U of T Mississauga students are automatically members of the RAWC (Recreation, Athletic and Wellness Centre), a modern facility that features the latest in exercise gear and fitness classes. There is an eight-lane, 25 metre swimming pool: an 800-seat double gymnasium; 3 squash courts; outstanding fitness-strength training facilities; and an elevated indoor walking/running track.
Like to dance? We’ve got you covered. Is debating more to your liking? Martial arts? Music? Cycling? Ultimate Frisbee? We’ve got all that, and more. On-campus entertainment also includes themed pub nights, Theatre Erindale, special lectures by renowned guests and much more. And, whether you’re looking for a nice spot to watch the campus go by, or just a place to chat with a friend while sipping an espresso or a smoothie, we have those, too! More on student organizations: ulife.utoronto.ca www.utm.utoronto.ca/groups
Looking to learn something new? There are instructional classes in sports, yoga, dance, martial arts and swimming. For the more competitive athlete, UTM has their own Varsity program with Eagles teams competing in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA). UTM has men’s and women’s teams in cross country, badminton, indoor soccer and outdoor soccer. In 2017-18, men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball will join the roster. UTM students are also eligible to try-out for the U of T Varsity Blues intercollegiate teams. More on athletics and recreation: www.varsityblues.ca www.utm.utoronto.ca/athletics
CLUBS, RECREATION AND FITNESS
Finances The cost of a university education is a combination of tuition fees and living expenses. Considering your financial options today can help you prepare your budget before you ever set foot on campus. Basic student fees vary by program but generally include the following: ¡¡ Domestic student tuition fees: $6,040 and up ¡¡ International student tuition fees: $35,280 and up ¡¡ $1,000 and up for books ¡¡ $1,400 and up for incidental fees ¡¡ $13,000 to $14,000 for residence and for meal plans (Above amounts are in Canadian dollars and are subject to change.)
www.fees.utoronto.caolarships and Financial Aid
Scholarships and Financial Aid U of T provides you with two assurances regarding financial support; one based on need and the other primarily based on academic merit. The university’s policy on student financial support states that no student admitted to a program at the University of Toronto will be unable to enrol or complete the program because they do not have sufficient funds. This commitment to students who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons means that U of T will supplement the funding provided by government sources. This financial assurance is called UTAPS (University of Toronto Advanced Planning for Students).
The University of Toronto Scholars Program recognizes outstanding students at admission. Awards worth $7,500 each are available. Outstanding domestic and international secondary school students are considered automatically on the basis of their average at the time of admission. Top applicants may also qualify for the President’s Scholars of Excellence Award which includes a $10,000 scholarship, access to on-campus employment in second year and guaranteed access to an international learning opportunity
UTM Entrance Awards All students who apply directly from high school are automatically considered for U of T Mississauga Entrance Awards. Awards are based on admission averages and include only grades obtained from the first attempt at a course. Students are notified in their offer of admission letter if they are eligible. Students may also qualify for UTM Entrance Awards if their final grades are higher than at the time of admission and will be notified before classes begin in September.
92.0 - 94.9%
90.0 - 91.9%
88.0 - 89.9%
Ontario Government Assistance The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needsbased program for Ontario residents that provides student loan and grant assistance (including a 30% tuition grant) that supplements student and family resources. osap.gov.on.ca and www.canlearn.ca
Canadians from Outside of Ontario Each province has its own government student loan program. See www.canlearn.ca
International Applicants International students should contact their own governments for aid information. See www.canlearn.ca.
Work Study The Work Study Program provides on-campus part-time employment of up to 12 hours per week of paid work experience, often in fields related to your area of study. www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers/work-study
FEES AND FINANCIAL AID
Ontario High Schools All program areas require: ¡¡
Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent with six Grade 12 U/M subjects or equivalent including English. See www.uoft.me/utmadm for details.
The admission average is calculated with English (ENG4U) plus the next best five courses. The University of Toronto reserves the right to give preference to students whose marks are the result of a single attempt at each course.
Note: Refer to the Canadian Secondary School Qualifications and Course Equivalents chart on the next page to see the course equivalents from your province or territory.
Bio = Biology C = Calculus & Vectors Ch = Chemistry F = Advanced Functions Fr = French
Ita = Italian M = Mathematics of Data Management Math = One of the Grade 12 U Maths Ph = Physics / = or
, = and rec. = recommended S = Specialist program Ma = Major program Mi = Minor program
Program of Admission Students initially select an intended area of study during the application process, but are not officially admitted to their formal programs of study (Specialists, Majors and Minors) until after the completion of first year. Students may choose a different program or programs providing they meet all prerequisites in their second year and beyond.
SUBJECT(S) REQUIRED IN ADDITION TO ENGLISH
PROGRAM APPROX. TYPE GRADE S Ma Mi REQUIRED‡
CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES (BSc) Astronomical Sciences Astronomy Biological Chemistry Biomedical Physics Chemistry Combined Environmental Science/MSc Sustainability Management**** Earth Science Environmental Geosciences Environmental Science Geocomputational Sciences Geographic Information Systems Geography Geology Physics
F, Ph; (rec. C, Ch) F, Ph; (rec. C, Ch) F, Bio, Ch, Ph; (rec. C) F, Ch, Ph; (rec. C, Bio) F, Ch, Ph F, Bio, Ch/Ph F, Ch, Ph F, Bio, Ch/Ph F, Bio, Ch/Ph C, F (rec. one Math) (rec. one Math, one Science) F, Ch, Ph; (rec. C) F, Ph, Ch; (rec. C)
x x x x x x x x x x x x
mid to high 70s
COMMERCE Accounting (BCom) Commerce (BA) Commerce (BCom) Economics (BCom) Finance (BCom) Marketing (BCom)
C, F C, F C, F C, F C, F C, F
x x x x x x
COMMUNICATION, CULTURE, INFORMATION + TECHNOLOGY (BA) Combined BA/Master of Information***§ Communication, Culture, Information + Technology** Digital Enterprise Management ** Professional Writing and Communication
(rec. One Math)
mid to high 70s
COMPUTER SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS (BSc) Applied Statistics Bioinformatics Computer Science Information Security Mathematical Sciences
C, F; (rec. M) C, F, Bio, Ch C, F; (rec. M) C, F; (rec. M) C, F; (rec. M)
x x x x x
F, Bio, Ch, Ph; (rec. C) Bio F, Bio, Ch, Ph; (rec. C) F, Bio, Ch, Ph; (rec. C) F, Bio
x x x x
FORENSIC SCIENCE (BSc)
Deadline for applications from students studying at Ontario high schools: January 13, 2017. Apply through www.ouac.on.ca
Forensic Science Forensic Anthropology Forensic Biology Forensic Chemistry Forensic Psychology
mid to high 70s
21 PROGRAM APPROX. TYPE GRADE S Ma Mi REQUIRED‡
HUMANITIES (BA) Art and Art History* Art History J Canadian Studies Classical Civilization Cinema Studies J Diaspora & Transnational Studies Education English English Language Linguistics Ethics and Society French Language Teaching and Learning French Studies French and Italian Teaching and Learning Functional French History History and Political Science History of Religions Italian Italian Teaching & Learning Latin American & Caribbean Studies Linguistics Philosophy Philosophy of Science South Asian Civilizations Theatre, Drama & Performance Studies Visual Culture J Visual Culture & Communication J Women & Gender Studies
SUBJECT(S) REQUIRED IN ADDITION TO ENGLISH
PROGRAM APPROX. TYPE GRADE S Ma Mi REQUIRED‡
MANAGEMENT x x
x x x x x
(rec. Fr) (rec. Fr, Ita)
(rec. Ita) (rec. Ita)
x x x x x x
x x x x x
Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations (BBA) Management (BA) Management (BBA)
x x x x x x x x x
mid to high 70s
x x x x x x x x x
x x x
x x x x x
F, Bio, Ch F, Bio F, Bio
x x x
x x x x x x x x x x x
x x x
mid to high 70s
Anthropology (BA) Criminology, Law & Society (BA) Economics (BA) Economics & Political Science (BA) Environmental Management (BA) Financial Economics (BSc) Geography (BA) History & Political Science (BA) International Affairs (BA) Political Science (BA) Sociology (BA)
(rec. One Math) F F F, Bio F
mid to high 70s
THEATRE & DRAMA (BA)
low to mid 80s
VISUAL STUDIES (BA)
Theatre and Drama Studies* (rec. Bio) F, Bio, Ch F, Bio, Ch F, Bio; (rec. Ch) F, Bio, Ch; (rec. Ph) F, Bio, Ch F, Bio, Ch; (rec. M) F, Bio, Ch F, Bio, Ch
One Math One Math
PSYCHOLOGY (BSc) Behaviour, Genetics & Neurobiology Exceptionality in Human Learning Psychology Combined Exceptionality in Human Learning/MA Child Study & Education**** Combined Psychology/MA Child Study & Education****
LIFE SCIENCES (BSc) Anthropology Biology Biology for Health Sciences Biomedical Communications (Science) Biotechnology Comparative Physiology Ecology & Evolution Molecular Biology Paleontology
low to mid 80s
Art and Art History* J Art History J Cinema Studies J Visual Culture J Visual Culture & Communication J
* ** *** **** J
x x x
mid to high 70s
U of T degree plus Sheridan College diploma earned. U of T degree plus Sheridan College certificate earned. Joint program with U of T Faculty of Information (iSchool) Application to Master’s program in third year of study. Listed jointly in Humanities and Visual Studies Not direct entry from high school. At least two years of undergraduate study required before admission to the Master of Information. The “Approximate Grade Requirement” provided for each program indicates the admission average for that program in the previous academic year. This mark range will vary each year according to the number and quality of applicants. It is not a “cut-off point” or enrolment limit. It is a general guideline only.
SUBJECT(S) REQUIRED IN ADDITION TO ENGLISH
Deadline for applications from students studying at high schools outside of Ontario: January 13, 2017. Apply through www.ouac.on.ca (See previous page for requirements, but note that they may differ depending upon the province in which you are attending high school.)
High Schools Outside of Ontario ADMISSION: CANADIAN SECONDARY SCHOOL QUALIFICATIONS AND COURSE EQUIVALENTS Admission Requirements (Secondary School and Diploma must be recognized English by the Provincial Ministry of Education.)
Calculus & Vectors
Secondary School Diploma with six subjects at the 4U/M level including English. The co-op component of Grade 12 courses will not be used for admission purposes.
Complete Diploma including English. Please note that Math Studies is not acceptable for any program with a Math prerequisite.
English A (HL or SL)
Mathematics HL or SL/ Further Mathematics HL
Mathematics HL or SL/Further Mathematics HL
Biology (HL or SL)
Chemistry (HL or SL)
Physics (HL or SL)
British Columbia & Yukon
High School Diploma with four Grade 12 approved academic subjects, including English. Refer to www.adm. utoronto.ca for a list of Grade 12 approved academic subjects. Provincial examinations are required for English 12 or English 12 First Peoples.
English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
Calculus 12 or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
Principles of Math 12/ Pre-Calculus 12
Alberta & Northwest Terr.
Alberta High School Diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects numbered 30/31 including English Language Arts 30-1 or English 30.
ELA 30-1 or English 30
Math 31 or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
Alberta or Nunavut Secondary School Diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects numbered 30/31 including English 30-1. Inuktitut 12 and Aulajaaqtut 12 are acceptable.
ELA 30-1 or English 30
Math 31 or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
High School Diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects numbered 30 including English Language Arts A30 + B30.
English A30 + English B30
Calculus 30 or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
High School Diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects including English 40S plus three additional 40S level subjects. The remaining credit must be 40S or 40G.
English 40S (Comprehensive/ Literary/Transactional Focus)
† Pre-Calculus 40S Calculus AP (AB or BC)
Pre-Calculus Math 40S
Quebec: Grade 12
High School Diploma with six Grade 12 academic subjects including English.
English or English AP
Calculus AP (AB or BC) or MCV4U
Linear Algebra or MHF4U
Biology or SBI4U
Chemistry or SCH4U
Physics or SPH4U
12 academic subjects including English/anglais (two terms). Students who have completed more than 12 academic subjects may receive transfer credit in arts, science, business/commerce programs. Those who have a complete DEC are likely to be admitted to second year unless entering Engineering. The Cote de Rendement (R Score) will be used for admission and scholarship purposes.
2 semesters of English/anglais
Calculus 1 (Calculus 1 & 2 req'd for Engineering)
Linear Algebra 1
Chemistry 1 & 2
Physics 1& 2
High School Diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects (university preparatory academic or advanced) including English.
Calculus 12 or † Pre-Calculus 12 or AP Calculus
Advanced Math 12 or Math 12
High School Diploma with six Grade 12 academic subjects (college preparatory: 120, 121 or 122) including English.
English 120, 121 or 122
Calculus 120 or AP Calculus (AB or BC)
Pre-Calculus A 120 + Pre-Calculus B 120
Chemistry 121 or 122
Physics 121 or 122
Prince Edward Island
High School Diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects (numbered 611 or 621) including English.
Math 611B or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
Math 621A or 621B
Chemistry 611 or 621
Newfoundland and Labrador
High School Diploma with 10 academic credits at the 3000 level incl. English.
Math 3208 or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
Note: Advanced Placement Examinations and International Baccalaureate credits are also acceptable. Transfer credit information is available at www.adm.utoronto.ca/TransferCredits † Math with calculus is preferred for studies in Engineering. If your school only offers pre-calculus or does not offer math with calculus, please contact the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering directly www.discover.engineering.utoronto.ca
Becoming a U of T Mississauga Student All students apply to U of T Mississauga through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) www.ouac.on.ca
Ontario Secondary School Applicants If you are a current full-time Ontario secondary school student, your school will provide you with a personalized code to access the online application (called a “101”). Your school will send your marks to OUAC, and OUAC will send them to us.
Transfer Explorer is the university’s transfer planning tool. Check the eligibility of credits earned at other Canadian institutions, including all divisions of U of T, for transfer to (or within) the University of Toronto. Go to uoftme.transferexplorer University Credit Transfer Consortium - The University of Toronto and six Ontario universities (McMaster, Queen’s University, Guelph, Ottawa, Waterloo and Western) have established equivalencies for more than 30 of the most popular and highly subscribed introductory courses offered at each institution. For details, see www.utm.utoronto.ca/transfer
All other High School/ Secondary School Applicants If you are in Ontario but not in secondary school full-time, or if you are elsewhere in Canada or overseas, apply using the “105” application at www.ouac.on.ca.
Transferring from a University Admission consideration is based on your most recent annual average, although we will review your entire academic record. Program area prerequisites must be met. Competitive applications usually have a solid “B” average. U of T Mississauga grants transfer credits to students who have previous undergraduate studies at another accredited university. See uoft.me/utmprospectivetransfer for details.
Transferring from a College Minimum required cumulative grade point average (CGPA) to be considered for admission varies by program: Commerce, Life Sciences, Management, and Theatre & Drama require a minimum GPA of 3.3; all other UTM programs require a minimum GPA of 3.0. Prerequisite courses vary. U of T Mississauga accepts Grade 12U courses or two full college semesters of an academic subject as to meet prerequisites. Institutional Transfer Agreements - U of T Mississauga has partnered with local college General Arts & Science diploma programs to simplify and enhance the transfer process from these institutions. For details: www.utm.utoronto.ca/pathways U of T Mississauga grants transfer credits to students who have completed a two or three-year college diploma. See uoft.me/utmprospectivetransfer for details.
UTM Academic Bridging Pathway (UTMBP) for Mature Students The University of Toronto Mississauga Bridging Pathway (UTMBP) offers mature students (at least 20 years of age) who do not meet traditional admission requirements for UTM, and who have been away from formal education for some time, the opportunity for direct admission to university level studies. Some mature students may benefit from our partnerships and articulation agreements with local colleges. For information visit www.utm.utoronto.ca/bridgingpathway
Admission Requirements The minimum requirements for admission consideration vary by program. You must present all the requirements, including prerequisite courses, to be considered. All of our programs have limited spaces and the admission selection process is competitive.
Original Documents All supporting documentation, including transcripts that are not sent electronically, should be sent to: Enrolment Services, University of Toronto 172 St. George St., Toronto, ON, M5R 0A3.
International English Language Requirements
International Baccalaureate English
Summer [email protected]
Proof of English language proficiency is required from all applicants except for those:
English Literature HL or English Language and Literature HL or English A1 HL or A2 HL in progress or passed with minimum grade of 4.
Students taking the Summer [email protected]
program will receive Academic English Level 60 language instruction over eight weeks in July and August to prepare for academic studies in September. It is highly recommended that students live on campus in residence to maximize the benefits of this program.
¡¡ whose first language is English, or ¡¡ who have achieved satisfactory progress in at least four
years of full-time study in an English language school system located in a country where the dominant language is English, or
¡¡ whose first language is French and who have achieved
satisfactory academic progress in at least four years of full-time study in Canada
U of T Mississauga accepts (electronically only) a variety of international English language tests and qualifications, including:
GCSE/IGCSE/GCE O Level English English Language or English as a Second Language with minimum grade of ‘B.’
GCEA/AS/AICE Level English or English Language with minimum grade of ‘C.’
ELDA/COPE: Minimum overall score of 86, 32 in Writing, and 22 in each of Reading and Listening.
Fall/Winter [email protected]
Students taking the Fall/Winter [email protected]
program will receive Academic English Level 60 language instruction on Saturdays for 24 weeks throughout the fall and winter academic terms in addition to 3.0 degree-level credits.
Test of English As a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
For complete details, go to uoft.me/ept
Internet-based test only: Total score of 100 + 22 on Writing section. Electronic request code: 0982-00.
IELTS Test Centre
The University of Toronto Mississauga is an official International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Test Centre.
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB):
The [email protected]
(Academic Culture and English) program is designed for students who have been admitted to the University of Toronto Mississauga and require additional English language skills training to meet the English language admission requirements. Completion of the [email protected]
program may be a condition of an offer of admission: students cannot apply directly for admission to this program. Minimum scores in English facility tests are required.
Minimum overall score of 85, with no part score below 80.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Module: Minimum overall band of 6.5 with no band lower than 6.0. Electronic copies only sent from testing centre.
Students who are required to submit English proficiency test results as a condition of admission may take an IELTS test at U of T Mississauga, or at an IELTS centre anywhere in the world. www.utm.utoronto.ca/ielts
Come for a
Whether you live near or far, one of the best ways to decide if U of T Mississauga is right for you is to visit our campus, in person or online.
Fall Campus Day
Fall Campus Days are prospective-student events held annually on the U of T Mississauga Campus. The open houses provide you with a once-a-year opportunity to meet professors, speak with current students, learn more about our colleges and academic programs and participate in organized events.
Our guides are waiting to show you what makes U of T Mississauga special — great people and state-of-the-art facilities on a breathtaking, forested campus. Tours are held throughout the year. For all tours and events, if you require an accommodation due to a disability please contact us two (2) weeks prior to the tour or event you would like to attend. We will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.
Sunday, Oct. 23 Visit www.utm.utoronto.ca/fcd for details.
Register online www.utm.utoronto.ca/tours
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Student Recruitment and Admissions
Student Recruitment & Admissions Innovation Complex, Room 1270 University of Toronto Mississauga 3359 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6
Some photos by Cesar Mejia and Neil Neebar
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