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Graduates of recognized academic institutions outside Canada should hold an appropriate bachelor's or master’s degree or equivalent as assessed by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS) at Ontario Tech University. Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee acceptance into a graduate program at Ontario Tech.

This resource is intended for general guidance only. Individual equivalencies are not confirmed until the file has been fully assessed by SGPS and may differ from those posted below. Equivalencies are subject to change.

If your credential is not listed, contact the graduate admissions team at gradstudies@ontariotechu.ca

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  • Afghanistan

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Bachelor’s/Licence (requiring 4 years of study); Master's
    • Mid-B equivalent: 73 per cent

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent: Master’s
    • B+ Equivalent: 77 per cent
  • Albania

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent:
      • Pre-2007: Diplome, professional title (requiring a minimum of four years of study)
      • Post-2007: Diplome e Nivelit te Dyte
    • Mid-B equivalent: 7.5/10 or 4/5

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent:
      • Pre-2007: Kandidat i Shkencave (Candidate of Science)
      • Post-2007: Diplome e Studimeve te Thelluara pasuniversitare
    • B+ Equivalent: 8/10
  • Algeria

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Diplome d'Ingenieur/d'Architecture (requiring a minimum of four years of study)
    • Mid-B equivalent: 13/20

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent: Diplome de Magister
    • B+ Equivalent: 14/20
  • Angola

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Licenciatura or professional title; superior academic standing required
    • Mid-B equivalent: 14/20

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent: Mestre, Doctorate
    • B+ Equivalent: 15/20
  • Antigua and Barbuda

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Bachelor's
    • Mid-B equivalent: Second Class, Upper Division

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent: Master's
    • B+ Equivalent: Second Class, Upper Division
  • Argentina

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Licenciado/Licentiatura or professional title (e.g. Ingeniero, Arquitecto, Abogado) requiring four years of study
    • Mid-B equivalent: 7/10

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent: Maestria/Magister
    • B+ Equivalent: 8/10
  • Armenia

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Bakalavri Kochum (Bachelor's); Specialist Diploma
    • Mid-B equivalent: 4/5 or Good

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent: Magistrosi Kochum (Master's); Specialist Diploma requiring a minimum of five years of study
    • B+ Equivalent: 4.3/5
  • Australia

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Bachelor's (Honours) requiring at least 4 years of study; or Post Graduate Diploma, Graduate Diploma or Master's Qualifying Year (awarded after 3-year Bachelor’s degree)
    • Mid-B Equivalent: Distinction/2nd Class, Upper Division (mid-range)

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent: Master's degree (by research) following completion of a four-year bachelor's degree (or its equivalent)
    • B+ Equivalent: Distinction/2nd Class, Upper Division (high-range)
  • Austria

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Bakkalaureus; Diplom-Ingenieur; Magister
    • Mid-B equivalent: 2.3/5 on a reverse scale

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent: Doktor; Fachhochschuldiplom; Master (Post-2004)
    • B+ Equivalent: 1.9/5
  • Azerbajian

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Bakalavr (Bachelor's Degree; requiring at least four years of study), Diploma of Specialist, Magistr Diploma of Specialist (post-1991); Bakalavr (Bachelor’s Degree; requiring four years of study); Magistr (pre-1997)
    • Mid-B equivalent: 4/5 or Good Standing

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent: Magistr (post-1997; equivalent to Master's), Kandidat Nauk (equivalent to Ph.D., prior to 1991)
    • B+ Equivalent: 4.3/5

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  • Bahamas

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Bachelor’s Degree from the University of the West Indies
    • Mid-B equivalent: 2nd Class Upper Division (mid-range) or 63 per cent

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent: Master’s
    • B+ Equivalent: 2nd Class Upper Division (High-Range) or 66 per cent
  • Bahrain

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Bachelor's, requiring four years of study
    Mid-B equivalent: 3/4

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    Master's Degree Equivalent: Master's Degree
    B+ Equivalent: 3.3/4

  • Bangladesh

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Bachelor's Degree, requiring a minimum of four years of study or completion of both Bachelor and Master's
    • Mid-B equivalent: 63/100; 3.0/4.0

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent: Master of Philosophy or Master's Degree following a four-year Bachelor (e.g. Master of Engineering; Master of Science in Engineering; Master of Science in Agriculture)
    • B+ Equivalent: 66/100; 3.25/4.0
  • Barbados

    Master's minimum admission requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Equivalent: Bachelor’s (Honours)
    • Mid-B equivalent: Second Class, Upper Division (mid-range)

    Doctoral minimum admission requirements

    • Master's Degree Equivalent: Master's
    • B+ Equivalent: Second Class, Upper Division (high-range)
  • Belarus