Burman University Admission Requirements 2023/2024

Burman University Admission Requirements 2023/2024 – The Burman University Entry Requirements have been released for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Burman University Admission Requirements

Burman University Admission Requirements, Burman University IELTS Requirements 2023/2024, Burman University University Courses and Requirements, Burman University Program Specific Requirements, Transfer, AP, and IB Students Requirements, Canadian High School Requirements,  Mature Student and Home School and International Students Admission Requirements. Full Details below…

The Authority of Burman University has publicized the Admission Requirement for private and government-sponsored undergraduate, International students, and postgraduate (Degree, Ph.D., Masters, Diploma, Certificate, Short Course, and No Degree) prospective candidates that seek admission into the institution for the 2023/2024 academic year.

These admission requirements are for various programmes offered at the institution, it serves as a guide in the application process. All interested applicants are to read through carefully making sure that they fulfill the requirements before putting in an application.

Burman University Admission Requirements

Burman University Admission Requirements are successfully uploaded online.

Burman University has a non-competitive admission policy.  Students that meet the following criteria can expect to gain admission to Burman University.

  • Completion of high school

  • English 30-1 or equivalent with a minimum grade of 60%

  • Four (4) additional grade 12 courses, three (3) of which must be academic courses

  • An overall average of 60%, with no grade below 55%

Some programs have specific prerequisites requirements.

Program-Specific Admission Requirements

Some programs require specific high school prerequisites. Unless otherwise specified, all prerequisite courses must have a minimum grade of 60% to qualify for admission. All programs require students to have taken English 30-1 (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of 60%. The prerequisite courses listed below must be presented as part of the five (5) grade 12 courses used to evaluate for admission.


Behavioural Science

  • Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60% OR
  • Math 30-2 with a minimum grade of 70%


  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Math 30-1
  • Physics 30 (not required, but recommended)

Business Administration

  • Math 30-1

Education Elementary

  • Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60% OR
  • Math 30-2 with a minimum grade of 70%
  • 30 level science
  • Social Studies 30-1

Education – Secondary Biology

  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Math 30-1

Education – Secondary Mathematics

  • Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 70%
  • Chemistry 30

Education – Secondary Social Studies

  • Math 30-1
  • Social Studies 30-1

Education After-Degrees

  • Completion of a 3 or 4 year bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5

International Studies

  • Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%


  • Audition is required

Nursing (Kettering College block transfer agreement)

Minimum grade of 65% for all courses

  • English 30-1
  • Math 30-1 OR Math 30-2 (70%)
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30


  • Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60% OR
  • Math 30-2 with a minimum grade of 70%


  • Math 30-1
  • Chemistry 30
  • Biology 30

International Admission Requirements

US Students

Students who complete high school in the United States are admitted based on high school transcripts.  SAT and ACT scores are not required for admission, though strongly encouraged.  Students must have completed high school and have at least a C in all courses used for admission into their program.

Burman University’s SAT college code is 0914.  Burman University’s ACT college code is 5208.

International Students

All other international students are evaluated based on their secondary school or post-secondary transcripts.  Please contact [email protected] for more detailed information regarding admission requirements for your country.

English Proficiency Requirements

The primary language of instruction at Burman University is English and, because Burman University does not offer English as a Second Language training, students wishing to enrol at Burman University must meet one of the English language proficiency requirements outlined below.

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.5

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 83 (internet based) or 560 (paper based).  Institutional Code for TOEFL is 0914-01.

  • Canadian Academic English Assessment (CAEL) with a minimum score of 70.

  • Cambridge B2 First, C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a minimum score of 176

  • Pearson English Language Test (PTE) with a minimum score of 58

  • Duolingo English test with a minimum score of 110.

  • Official transcripts showing successful completion of English 30-1, or its equivalent from another Canadian province, with a minimum grade of 60%.

  • Official transcripts from an accredited Canadian, American, British, or Australian post-secondary institution showing successful completion of an English literature course with a grade of C or higher.

  • Transcripts showing successful completion of one year of full time study at an accredited secondary or post-secondary institution where the language of instruction is English with a cumulative percentage of 60% or a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.  The accredited institution must be located in one of the following English-speaking countries: American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Belize, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Malta, Monserrat, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos, Uganda, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, US Virgin Islands, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Please note: Bachelor of Education After-Degree applicants must meet the Alberta Education certification requirements for English proficiency.

International Post-Secondary Transfer

International students wishing to have their prior post-secondary learning recognized for credit may be required to undergo extra evaluation.  Transcripts may need to be evaluated by World Education Services (WES).  This evaluation must be the course-by-course ICAP evaluation.  After you’ve completed your application, Burman University’s admissions officer will let you know if your credentials will require additional evaluation.

Mature Student and Home School Admission Requirements

Mature Students

Students who have not received a high school diploma, who are 21 years of age or older and who have been out of high school for at least two years may be considered for admission if they present one of the following:

Completion of English 30-1 or equivalent with a minimum grade of 60%


A GED (General Equivalency Diploma) with an average score of 150, with no individual score below 145.

Mature students must still meet program specific pre-requisites and may be required to complete upgrade courses for admission into their program of choice.

Home Schooled Students

Home Schooled students are encouraged to apply to Burman University. Students home schooled through an unaccredited program are evaluated on a case by case basis and may be required to submit additional documentation to verify the validity of their scores.

Students who have completed their home school programming through an accredited program resulting in a provincially issued high school diploma are evaluated the same as incoming students graduating from a traditional high school program.

Home schooled students may also present standardized test scores (Alberta diploma exams, SAT’s, ACT’s, etc.) or a GED for admission consideration.

Transfer, AP, and IB Students

Transfer Students

Burman University recognizes learning that takes place prior to enrolling for studies at Burman University.  In order to receive transfer credit, official transcripts must be received.  Courses will not be evaluated until official transcripts are received.  Courses that appear in the Alberta Transfer Guide will be transferred to Burman University as per the Transfer Guide Agreement.  Courses taken at another institution in Canada and the United States are evaluated on a course by course basis.  Courses taken outside of North America may require an additional evaluation by World Education Services (WES) in order to be considered for transfer credit.

Students may transfer a maximum of 60 credits into a four-year program or 45 credits into three-year programs. Minimum grade accepted for transfer will be the grade allowed in the degree section to which the transferred course will apply (breadth, cognate, major/concentration/specialization, elective, etc.). Transferred courses must also meet the minimum cumulative GPA requirement of the program of study towards graduation.

A maximum of 50% of the credits required for a major/concentration/specialization may be transferred.

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Courses

Students may receive university transfer credit from their Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses.  A minimum grade of 4 is required for AP and 5 for IB before a course will be considered for transfer credit.

Canadian High School Admission Requirements

For more information and inquiries, you can contact Burman University by visiting the official website or campus. https://www.burmanu.ca/admissions



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