BEd Admission Requirements
Minimum Academic Requirements for Primary-Junior, Junior-Intermediate, and Intermediate-Senior Programs, September 2018 Entry:
- For admission in September 2018, you must be on track to complete your program of study from an acceptable undergraduate degree program at an accredited university by August 31, 2018. The degree must be conferred no later than the Fall of 2018.
- You must have successfully completed the equivalent of 10 full university credits at the time of application. Transfer credits from community colleges and CEGEP courses cannot be considered. Preference is given to applicants who have attained four-year degrees with the equivalent of 20 full credits.
- You must have a minimum average of 70% in your best 10 full or equivalent undergraduate courses. As well, if you are applying to the Junior-Intermediate or Intermediate-Senior programs you must also have a minimum average of 70% in those courses which support your teaching subjects. Courses taken after August 2017 cannot be included in the calculation of the overall and teaching subject averages, but will be counted in support of program requirements. List these and other courses which will be completed to meet final degree requirements in the TEAS application form.
- In addition to meeting the general admission requirements, you must also meet your program stream requirements.
- English Language Proficiency: If applicable, English language proficiency tests must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar before an offer of admission can be made.
Western offers three programs which guarantee admission to the Faculty of Education:
- Kings' University College Catholic Studies for Teachers program guarantees entry to Junior/Intermediate and Intermediate/Senior with a Religious Education teaching subject.
- The Faculty of Music's Bachelor of Music with Honours in Music Education program guarantees entry to Junior/Intermediate and Intermediate/Senior with a Music-Instrumental or Music-Vocal teaching subject.
- Brescia University College's French program guarantees entry to Primary/Junior French as a Second Language or Junior/Intermediate and Intermediate/Senior with a French as a Second Language teaching subject.
Special Consideration Profile
The Special Consideration Profile (Word) provides an opportunity for applicants to report extenuating circumstances that may have adversely affected their academic record. The Profile and supporting documentation must be received by the Teacher Education Office by the application deadline.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum entry requirements will not be admitted. If you believe an error has been made in the evaluation of your application, you may submit an appeal using the form available here (PDF). Appeals for 2018 admission are due by March 31, 2018.
Offers of admission will be made online via the Student Center ( http://student.uwo.ca) on February 15. Access to the Student Center requires the activation of your Western identity. Account activation instructions are available here (PDF).