Memorial University of Newfoundland admission requirements for international students were announced a few weeks ago on the official website. The experts mentioned that this year the conditions are almost the same as last year, but with small changes for international students. These changes are connected with the undergraduate and postgraduate fees. Moreover, there are some changes in scholarship programs for international students. Let’s take a look at the university and the requirements for an admission this year.
Memorial University of Newfoundland
The Memorial University of Newfoundland was founded in 1925 as a Memorial University College. In 1943 it received the status of a university, and today it is the largest on the Atlantic coast of Canada. Memorial University was one of the first to attract students from abroad: today out of 17,000 students, almost 1,000 are foreigners. The university has more than 100 different programs in the following areas: business, art, medicine, education, computer technologies, economic studies, etc.
The Marine Institute of the Memorial University of Newfoundland is also an essential part of the MUN. Its programs are recognised as one of the best in the world. The choice includes such unique specialities: shipbuilding, oceanology, navigation.
The MUN has four campuses, and the main one is located in the capital of Newfoundland State - Saint John's. The International Department of the International Student Association in the University provides international students with the necessary support, assistance in document preparation and resettlement during and after the admission.
Those, whose English language level is not high enough, can take courses in English as a Second Language (ESL) for 5-12 weeks before the beginning of the course.
Why you should choose the Memorial University of Newfoundland
- A high quality of education and the latest technologies for the educational process;
- One of the best marine programs in the world by the Marine Institute;
- One of the lowest prices for higher education;
- Individual approach to education;
- Annual distribution of scholarships, including for those who study on a contract.
Moreover, Saint John's is the capital of the province of Newfoundland-and-Labrador, a cosy, safe town located on the Avalon Peninsula, on the Atlantic coast. With a population of 100,000, St. John's is the second largest city in Eastern Canada. The Memorial University of Newfoundland campus is located in the heart of the capital, close to the main attractions and museums of the Regatta Museum and the Newfoundland Museum. There are most of the faculties located in the Campus, including the Maritime Institute, hostels, a sports complex and administrative buildings. Across the street from the university is the biggest city park - Pippy Park, from here you can enjoy stunning views of the city and the Atlantic Ocean.
Admission and specialties
The Memorial University of Newfoundland proposes to the future students almost 100 courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students, including the online courses for some directions. The full list of programs you can find on the MUN official website.
In the Memorial University of Newfoundland, international students fees are accepted by the administration commission for a year ahead and do not change. For the year 2018/2019, the fee is 3,000$ (or 4,400$ CAD) yearly.
As for the Memorial University of Newfoundland admission requirements for international students, there are just a few points you need to know. If you are a new student here you need to graduate from university preparatory course with an appropriate level in the subjects:
- Social science;
- Lab science;
- And one other subject area.
As for transfer students from another higher school institution, they need to be in good standing after their last semester. Also, they will need to add to the Admission Application the following documents:
- The certificate or another document to prove English proficiency;
- Official outlines of the course you studied in the former university.
The administration of the Memorial University of Newfoundland recommends applying as early as it is possible, especially to the MBA programs.