Undergraduate Admission


Undergraduate Admission

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General Requirements

Five Academic Courses including an English Focus course at the 40S level.

Program-Specific Requirements

Program [Application Code]

Prerequisite Courses Required

Arts [QA]

First Year Studies in England [QIA]

Concurrent Education/Arts [QB]

Concurrent Education/Arts (at the BISC) [QIB]

QBridge Arts [QXA]

English 40S, plus four additional academic 40S level courses.

Science [QS]

Concurrent Education/Science [QF]

First-Year Studies in England [QIS]

QBridge Science [QXS]

English 40S, Pre-Calculus 40S, plus two of: Biology 40S, Chemistry 40S, Applied Mathematics 40S, or Physics 40S, and one additional academic 40S level course.
Computing [QD] English 40S, Pre-Calculus 40S, plus three additional academic 40S level courses.

Fine Art [QT]

Concurrent Education/Fine Art [QTT]

English 40S, plus four additional academic 40S level courses. Portfolio Examination.

Music [QM]

Concurrent Education/Music [QMM]

English 40S, plus four additional academic 40S level courses. Music requirements for Ontario or Quebec. Personal audition, interview and aural discrimination test.
Music Theatre [QMT] English 40S, plus four additional academic 40S level courses. Personal audition.
Physical and Health Education [QPH] More information about Physical and Health Education is available here: http://www.queensu.ca/artsci/node/622
Kinesiology [QK] English 40S, Biology 40S, Pre-Calculus 40S, plus two of: Applied Mathematics 40S, Chemistry 40S, or Physics 40S.
Commerce [QC]

English 40S, Pre-Calculus 40S with minimum grades of 80%; plus three additional 40S level courses.

Engineering [QE]

Engineering and Computer Engineering Stream [QEC]

QBridge Engineering [QXE]

English 40S, Chemistry 40S, Pre-Calculus 40S, Physics 40S. Final grade in English 40S must be 70%.

Nursing Science [QN]

English 40S, Biology 40S, Chemistry 40S, any 40S Mathematics, plus one additional 40S level course. Final grade in English 40S must be 75%.


Admission notes for students completing the Manitoba Curriculum:

Please note for application purposes, Queen's University requires you to submit a High School Issued transcript that includes courses you are currently enrolled in as well as courses you are registered in for your 2nd Semester (if in a Semestered/Term High School). Applicants whom have been offered admission will be required to submit a Final transcript directly from their High School.

Students whom have already completed and received their Manitoba Diploma must arrange for a Final High School transcript indicating graduation to be sent directly to Queen's from their previous High School in order to complete their document requirements.

Acceptable Academic Pre-requisite Courses
  • English Language Arts: Transactional Focus 40S
  • English Language Arts: Comprehensive Focus 40S
  • English Language Arts: Literary Focus 40S
  • Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S
  • Biology 40S
  • Chemistry 40S
  • Physics 40S


Acceptable Additional Academic Courses
  • Applied Mathematics 40S
  • Economics 40S
  • Filipino 40S
  • French 40S
  • Advanced Math 45S*
  • Intro Calculus 45S*
  • Calculus 42U
  • Mandarin 40S
  • Spanish 40S
  • German 40S
  • Hebrew 40S
  • History 40S
  • Italian 40S
  • Polish 40S
  • Ukrainian 40S
  • Latin 40S
  • Japanese 40S
  • Psychology 40S
  • Human Geography 40S
  • Native Canadian Language 40S
  • World Issues 40S OR Global Issues 40S
  • Computer Science 40S
  • Western Civilization 40S
  • World Geography 40S
  • Global Issues: Citizenship and Sustainability 40S
  • Cinema as a Witness to Modern History 40S
  • Current topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies 40S
  • AP or IB Academic Course(s)
Courses NOT Acceptable for Admission Purposes
  • Consumer Math 40S/Essentials of Math 40S
  • Music 40S
  • Visual Arts 40S
  • Studio Art 40S
  • Law 40S



  • IB TOK
  • IB CAS
  • IB Extended Essay

* courses marked with an asterisk (*) are half credit courses. Please note that two of these courses are needed to equal one regular credit course.