Programs Requiring Prior University Study

You must complete university study before you can apply to the following programs.

To find programs that require you to complete college study before you can apply, view Collaborative University and College Programs.

8 Prior Study Programs

Dentistry

University of Toronto

Professional

U of T offers a 4-year program leading to a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Three years of university education (at least 15 full-year courses) required. Academic prerequisites include 1 full-year course in general biochemistry, 1 full-year course in general mammalian physiology, 2 additional full-year courses in life sciences and 1 full-year course in humanities or social sciences.

Candidates also must submit Canadian Dental Aptitude Test (DAT) scores.

Education

University of Toronto

Graduate

U of T offers 2-year programs leading to a Master of Education (MEd), Master of Teaching (MT) or Master of Arts in Child Study and Education (MA CSE) degree.

An undergraduate degree is required. Preference is given to those who have attained a high academic average in a 4-year degree program and to those with relevant experience.

Law – Common Law

University of Toronto

Professional

Three-year program leading to a bachelor of law JD (Juris Doctor) degree. Three years of undergraduate study are required; however, almost all admitted students have completed a 4-year undergraduate degree. There are no required academic prerequisite courses. LSAT is required.

Most successful applicants present an "A-" or higher on their best 3, full-time undergraduate years of study.

Medical Radiation Sciences

University of Toronto

Undergraduate

Jointly offered by the Faculty of Medicine and The Michener Institute of Education at UHN, U of T offers a 3-year (8 consecutive semester) program leading to a BSc and Advanced Diploma. Applicants may choose Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Technology, Radiation Therapy or Radiological Technology.

One year of undergraduate study is required. Academic prerequisites include a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7, including 1 half-credit course in Biology, Mathematics, Physics and Social Science.

Medicine

University of Toronto

Professional

U of T offers a 4-year program leading to an MD degree. Three years of undergraduate study at a Canadian university are required. Academic prerequisites include 2 full-course equivalents in life sciences and 1 full-course equivalent in humanities, social sciences or languages. MCAT is required.

Nursing

University of Toronto

Professional

U of T offers a 2-year program leading to a BScN degree. Two years of undergraduate study with 10 university full-course equivalents are required. Academic prerequisites include 1 credit each in human physiology; life or physical sciences; social sciences; humanities; and a half-course in statistics.

Most successful applicants have "B+" average or higher in final year of university study.

Pharmacy

University of Toronto

Professional

U of T offers a 4-year program leading to a PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) degree. Normally, 2 years of undergraduate study are required to meet academic admission requirements.

University-level subject requirements include: 1.0 FCE (full-credit equivalent) Biology, 1.5 FCEs Chemistry, 1.0 FCE Math (including minimum of 0.5 FCE Calculus), and 1.0 FCE Humanities/Social Science. A minimum total of 8 FCEs must be completed at the university level.

Other requirements include the CASPer test (situational-judgement test) and an online interview through a platform by KIRA Talent.

Physician Assistant

University of Toronto

Professional

U of T offers a 2-year (24 consecutive months) program leading to a BScPA. Two years of undergraduate study with 10 university full-course equivalents are required.

Academic prerequisites include a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7 on the OMSAS 4.0 scale. A full-year postsecondary course in each of Chemistry, Human Anatomy and Physiology is preferred. Additional academic and non-academic requirements are available on the program website.