International Transfer Students

Brock has welcomed students from colleges and universities around the world for more than 50 years. We grant transfer credit at the point of admission, so you know exactly what you’ll get before being asked to accept your offer of admission. 

  • Admission consideration is primarily based on your most recent studies. However, we will review your overall academic record. Studies must have been completed in a College of Applied Arts and Technology (Ontario), or equivalent accredited institution as determined by Brock University. 
  • Applicants who have completed one year of an academic college program, or graduates of a one-year academic certificate with a cumulative letter grade of B will be considered for admission.
  • Some programs require higher admission averages. Therefore, admission is not guaranteed by the attainment of the minimum requirements. 
  • Course prerequisites must be met at the Ontario senior secondary school level or completed as equivalent courses from degree, college degree, diploma or certificate programs. Brock University will determine the equivalency of courses. 
  • You must meet English language proficiency requirements.
  • Note: Private career colleges registered under the Ontario Private Career Colleges Act 2005 or equivalents outside of Ontario will not be considered for admission or transfer credits due to the applied nature of studies. 
  • Admission consideration is primarily based on your most recent studies. However, we will review your overall academic record. 
  • Applicants who have completed a minimum of one full-time semester of university study and have an overall C- (1.70 GPA on a scale of 4.0) are eligible for consideration. You must also be eligible to re-register at your previous institution. 
  • Some programs require higher admission averages. Therefore, admission is not guaranteed with the minimum requirements. 
  • Course prerequisites must be met at the senior secondary school level or completed as equivalent courses from degree, diploma or certificate programs. Brock University will make any final determination as to the equivalency of courses. 
  • You must meet English language proficiency requirements. 

College Transfer Credit Policy

Courses completed within a diploma program must have a minimum grade of B-. You can expect to receive the following transfer credit consideration:

    • Up to 7.5 credits with completion of a three-year diploma program
    • Up to 5.0 credits with completion of a two-year diploma program or two years of a three-year diploma
    • Applicants who have completed one year of an academic college program, or graduates of a one-year academic certificate with a cumulative letter grade of B will be considered for admission and in cases where learning outcomes align with university-level studies, transfer credit may be awarded on a case-by-case basis.
    • College degree studies are considered on a course-by-course basis in the same manner as university degree studies.

University Transfer Credit Policy

Degree-level courses completed at an accredited Canadian university, or equivalent accredited institution outside of Ontario, as determined by Brock University, with a minimum letter grade of C- will be recognized for transfer credit up to a maximum 15.0 credits toward a 20.0-credit degree or 10.0 credits towards a 15.0-credit degree.

University studies are considered on a course-by-course basis for transfer credit.

 Second Degree Transfer Credit Policy

If you are seeking a second or subsequent degree you will be granted transfer credit to a maximum of 10.0 credits for a 20.0 credit degree and a maximum of 7.0 credits for a 15.0 credit degree. Not all credits may fit within the degree you are seeking because all degree requirements must be met including prerequisites, co-requisites and honors standing requirements, where appropriate.

Learn more about Second Degree Transfer Credits

Co-op Transfer Credit Policy

In order to meet degree and co-op requirements, transfer credits are limited to 5.0 credits (equivalent to one academic year). You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada to follow the Co-op Political Science Public Administration concentration.

Goodman School of Business Transfer Credit Policy  

Transfer credit will be granted for those courses completed within five years of beginning studies at Brock.  

Concurrent Education Transfer Credit Policy

In order to meet degree requirements transfer is limited to 4.0 credits (one academic year equals 5.0 credits). Goodman School of Business Transfer Credit Policy Transfer credit will be granted for those courses completed within five years of beginning studies at Brock.

Second Degree Transfer Credit Policy

If you wish to complete a second degree, you must meet prerequisite requirements for entry, and have successfully completed your first degree with a cumulative letter grade of C. Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to some limited enrolment programs. Certificate programs not requiring post-secondary study have the same requirements as undergraduate degrees.