Advising FAQ for Prospective Students

Academic planning

What majors are offered by the Faculty of Management and to what kind of careers do they lead?

We have a list of the majors and related careers offered in the Bachelor of Management Degree program.

I need help planning my program!

Our Faculty of Management Program Planning Guides (PPG) supply admission, course, program and sequencing information for each program.

Admission to the Faculty of Management

What are the deadlines for applying for admission?

The deadline to apply for fall (September) admission is June 1 and for spring (January) admission it is November 1.

How do I apply for admission?

New and returning students can apply online or by filling out a form and sending it in. Visit discover.uleth.ca for a step-by-step guide to admissions. Specific information on how to apply can be found on the Registrar’s Office website.

What are the admission requirements to enter the Faculty of Management?

Admission to the Faculty of Management is based on your admission grade-point average (GPA) which is calculated differently for each program.

High school students

A 65% average is required for admission into Management. The discover.uleth.ca website gives complete information on calculating the admission GPA.

  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Pure Mathematics 30, Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2
  • Two other 30-level academic courses
  • A fifth course (not including Special Projects) at the grade 12 level

    *for more information on academic courses and special projects, go to https://discover.ulethbridge.ca/highschool/thinkapply.ezc

 

Quantitative Majors - Mathematics 30-1 or Pure Mathematics 30 is required for admission to the Bachelor of Management with majors in Accounting, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, and Information Systems. 

Non-quantitative Majors - Mathematics 30-1, Pure Mathematics 30, or Mathematics 30-2 is required for admission to the Bachelor of Management with majors in First Nations’ Governance, General Management, Human Resource Management and Labour Relations, International Management, Marketing, and Political Science.

Instead of Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2, students may use U of L’s Mathematics 0500, or both Applied Mathematics 30 and a minimum grade of 75% in Athabasca University’s Mathematics 101.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1.

Students will need to consult program planning materials and complete certain courses in the recommended semesters in order to graduate on schedule.

Admission is guaranteed with a combined GPA on all transferable post-secondary courses of 2.50 (on the 4-point grade scale) or higher. Students with GPAs below 2.50 may be admitted to Management during the second round of admissions.

Students applying to the combined degree with Education must also meet admission requirements for Education and are advised to review the Faculty of Education website.

Students with approved college diplomas in business or management

Admission to the Post-Diploma Bachelor of Management degree is based on the diploma GPA. Admission is guaranteed with a 3.0 diploma GPA or higher. Students with GPAs below 3.0 may be admitted during the second round of admissions but, if not admitted, they may be admitted to pre-Management.

Students applying to the combined degree with Education must also meet admission requirements for Education and are advised to review the Faculty of Education website.

Bachelor of Management as a second degree

Admission is based solely on successful completion of a previous undergraduate degree in any field other than business, management or commerce. International applicants who have business, management or commerce degrees will be considered for admission with the prior approval of the dean.

Management certificates

Admission is possible through three routes:

  • Eight or more transfer courses: admission is guaranteed with a combined GPA on all transferable courses of 2.50 (on the 4-point grade scale) or higher. Students with GPAs below 2.50 may be admitted during the second round of admissions.
  • A college diploma: admission is guaranteed with a 3.0 (on the 4-point grade scale) diploma GPA or higher. Students with GPAs below 3.00 may be admitted during the second round of admissions.
  • Adult applicants who are 21 years of age or older. In most cases, grade 12 English Language Arts 30-1 and Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30 are required. Refer to p. 36 of the U of L calendar, Part 1, Admissions.
Professional Diploma in Accounting

Admission is based solely on successful completion of a previous undergraduate degree in any field including business, management or commerce.

Is my college diploma admissible to the B.Mgt. Diploma Admission Route program?

The Post Diploma Degree Program page provides listings of all approved diploma programs. If you have completed one of these diplomas within the last eight years and have a 3.0 GPA (on the 4-point grade scale) or higher, you are guaranteed admission. Those with a GPA lower than 3.0 may be admitted in the second round of admissions.

Campuses

I heard the Faculty of Management operates on the university’s three campuses: Calgary, Edmonton and Lethbridge. Which campus can I attend?

We offer degrees and certificates on all three campuses. Lethbridge offers classes in the daytime and in the evenings. Calgary and Edmonton offer classes in the afternoons, evenings and on Saturdays. Check with the Academic Advisors on each campus for more information on course offerings.

Housing

Where can I find information about on-campus and off-campus housing?

International students

I am an international student; what do I need to know?

Visit discover.uleth.ca and the International Centre for Students website.

I'm an international student and have questions regarding admission and the English Language Proficiency requirement.

The international students' page contains various details regarding admission and English Language Proficiency qualifications.

Online forms, timetables, and calendars

If you are looking for application forms, timetables, calendars, or other forms, visit the Registrar’s Office page.

Transferring courses

How many transfer courses am I allowed?

The maximum number of courses you can transfer into the program is 20 (60.0 credit hours). Students with approved diplomas who are admitted to the Post-Diploma Bachelor of Management degree receive block credit for two years (20 courses or 60.0 credit hours).

How will my courses from college transfer to the U of L?

The Alberta Council on Admissions and Transfer site provides transfer credit information for transferable courses between Alberta colleges and universities.

Tuition, loans, and scholarships

How much does it cost to attend the U of L for one semester?

There is a sample calculation for one semester’s costs on discover.uleth.ca. Choose what kind of student you are and then choose “Tuition, scholarships and living”. The most current fees are listed in the academic calendar.

Where can I find information on applying for a student loan?

You can contact the Student Awards, Scholarships and Bursaries Office located in the Students’ Union Building. (SU065, 403.329.2585) or read the information on their website.

Open studies students

What is an open studies student?

An open studies student is a student who is not formally admitted to a program at the university but who is permitted to take one or more courses in a given semester. Courses taken as an open studies student may count in a university program if a student later applies and is admitted to a program at the university.

How do I register as an Open Studies student?

Open studies student registration is processed through the Registrar’s Office. You’ll find the application and registration information on their site. You can review additional calendar information in our online calendar.

If your question was not answered here, please e-mail the advising office of the campus you would like to attend.

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