Primary/Junior Admissions

Faculty of Education




Primary/Junior Admissions


(Grades K-6)

Brock offers a Concurrent Program at the P/J level with a BA degree majoring in Child and Youth Studies (Honours) together with the BEd degree. For students applying to Brock University this program has direct admission into first year.

Admission criteria for applicants to first year:

Concurrent BA Child and Youth Studies (Honours)/BEd

  • OUAC application code is BDP
  • Direct entry from secondary school, minimum average mid 80s in 6 Grade 12U/M courses, required English 4U and Mathematics 4U (MDM 4U preferred)

Note: Graduates from this program are required to have completed Grade 12U/M, or university courses in Canadian Geography and Canadian History (or similar courses that emphasize Canadian content), Mathematics, Science and English. These courses are EXIT requirements from the concurrent program not entry requirements.

This is a limited enrolment program. Although admissions will be primarily based on grades, other criteria, such as teaching area of high need may be used in the selection process in any given year. Admission is not guaranteed by attainment of the minimum requirements.

Note: The Department of Teacher Education reserves the right to assign concurrent education students in their final year, to either the Hamilton or St. Catharines campus in order to secure school placements. Students are responsible for their own transportation for practice teaching and other activities related to the program.

Second Year Entry to the Primary/Junior Concurrent Education Program:

Students may apply and be admitted to second year if there is space available. To apply students must have a minimum 70 percent overall average in Year 1; their Year 1 program must replicate the 5.0 credit concurrent program requirements; the secondary school English and Mathematics program admission requirements must be met. Application forms are available on the Concurrent Education website from April 1. The completed document must be filed in the Concurrent Education Office by June 1. Late applications will not be accepted. Students should note that this is a limited enrolment program and admission is not guaranteed by attainment of the minimum requirements.

Application to Concurrent BA Child and Youth Studies (Honours)/BEd