BDS Entry Requirements: North America

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Antigua and Barbuda

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)

Three 2-unit subjects at grade 1 to include Chemistry and Biology and preferably Maths or Physics. If Maths or Physics has not been taken at CAPE, it must have been taken at CSEC grade 1.

 

Bahamas

The General Certificate of Secondary Education does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

Canada

Alberta: High School Diploma
90% in 5 acceptable Grade 12 subjects including Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics. 

British Colombia: Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma
90% in 5 acceptable Grade 12 subjects including chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics.

Manitoba: High School Graduation Diploma
5 credits at 300 level and 90% in 5 acceptable subjects to include Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics.

New Brunswick: High School Graduation Diploma
90% in 5 acceptable subjects including Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics. 

New Foundland: High School Graduation Diploma
90% in 5 acceptable subjects including Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics. 

North Western Territories: General High School Diploma
90% in 5 acceptable subjects including Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics. 

Nova Scotia: High School Completion Certificate
90% in 5 acceptable subjects including Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics. 

Ontario: Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma
6 U's in grade 12 at 90% including Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics. 

Prince Edward: High School Graduation Diploma
90% in 5 acceptable subjects including Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics. 

Quebec: Diplome D'Etudes
90% in 5 acceptable subjects including Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics. 

Saskatchewan: Completion Grade 12 Standing/Division IV Standing
90% in 5 acceptable subjects including Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics. 

Yukon Territories: Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma
5 grade 12 subjects at A to include Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics.

 

Cuba

The Titulo De Bachiller does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Dominican Republic

The Bachillerato or Perito Grade 12 do not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Guatemala

The Bachillerato does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Haiti

The Baccalaureat does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Honduras

The Bachillerato does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Jamaica

The Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Exam (CAPE)
Three 2-unit level subjects at grade 1 to include Chemistry and Biology and preferably Maths or Physics. If Maths or Physics has not been taken at CAPE then it must have been taken at CSEC grade 1.

Please be aware that the Caribbean Exam Council Secondary Education Certificate, the Jamaica School Certificate and the Secondary School Certificate do not satisfy our entry requirements. 

Mexico

The Bahcillerato does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

United States of America (USA)

Advanced Placement Examinations
3 AP examinations at grade 5 or 3 SAT II subject tests with a score of 700+ to include Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics.

Please note the High School Graduation Diploma does not satisfy our entry requirements.