General academic requirements
|Entry credential||Minimum admission average*||Transfer credits awarded**||Notes|
|1-year certificate||B||Determined case by case|
|2-year diploma||B-||up to 5.0 credits||Honours degrees are comprised of 20.0 credits, 3-year pass degrees are 15.0 credits.|
|3-year diploma||B-||up to 7.5 credits||Honours degrees are comprised of 20.0 credits, 3-year pass degrees are 15.0 credits.|
|Degree||B-||Determined case by case; evaluated on a credit-for-credit basis.||Normally this credential will warrant more transfer credits than any other credential.|
*Admission is not guaranteed by the attainment of the minimum requirements. Some programs may require higher averages.
**College programs associated with a Brock articulation agreement may receive more credit. For full details please visit our agreements page.
Brock has outlined a specific transfer process with the following programs for all Ontario public colleges.
|College program||Brock program||Required cumulative average||Transfer credit|
|Early Childhood Education||Early Childhood Education||75 %||7.0 credits towards a 20.0 credit degree|
|Police Foundations||Psychology, Sociology, Geography or Political Science||75%||5.0 credits towards a 20.0 credit degree|
|Social Service Worker||Psychology or Women’s and Gender Studies||75%||5.0 credits towards a 20.0 credit degree|
|Dental Hygiene||Community Health or Public Health||70%||5.0 credits towards a 15.0 credit Community Health degree or 20.0 credit Public Health degree|
|Massage Therapy||Community Health or Public Health||70%||5.0 credits towards a 15.0 credit Community Health degree or 20.0 credit Public Health degree|
|Pharmacy Technician||Community Health or Public Health||70%||5.0 credits towards a 15.0 credit Community Health degree or 20.0 credit Public Health degree|
General Transfer Credit Policy
(all diploma and college degree programs)
Courses used toward transfer credits must have a minimum grade of 70%. 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 average of 75 percent will be considered for admission. In cases where course 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.
Co-op Transfer Credit Policy
In order to meet degree and co-op requirements, transfer credit is limited to 5.0 credits or the equivalent of one academic year. You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada to complete the Co-op Political Science Public Administration concentration.
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 only be granted for those courses completed within five years of beginning studies at Brock.
Transfer credit agreements and pathways
Brock University has a significant number of formal transfer credit agreements, commonly referred to as articulation agreements, and informal pathways between it and specified Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology. These agreements and pathways award between 5.0 and 7.5 transfer credits depending on the agreement
Transfer credits will not be given for courses completed at private career colleges registered under the Ontario Private Career Colleges Act 2005 or equivalents outside Ontario due to the applied nature of studies.
Ontario has a centralized Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC), where all university applications are processed and distributed for assessment. Learn more at www.ouac.on.ca
Planning to apply to Brock on a part-time basis? Please visit brocku.ca/admissions to apply, and make sure to check with firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure classes related to your intended program of study are offered during your desired session.
You are responsible for submitting official secondary and post-secondary transcripts. Official transcripts must be signed and sealed by the issuing institution, or sent directly from the institution to:
Office of the Registrar – Admissions
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1