Admission

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Approximately 6,000 undergraduate students are registered in Science and the Basic Medical Sciences.

Admission Requirements: Science and Integrated Science

For high school students from Ontario, the following course requirements are needed for admission to Science (OUAC code: ES) and Integrated Science (OUAC Code: ES):

MANDATORY +TWO COURSES FROM
English (ENG4U) Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) Biology (SBI4U)
Chemistry (SCH4U)
Computer and Information Science (ICS4U)
Earth and Space Sciences (SES4U)
Math and Data Management (MDM4U)
Physics (SPH4U)
+2 Grade 12 U/M Courses

NOTES:

  • First-year Biology and Chemistry courses require Grade 12 Biology (SBI4U) and Grade 12 Chemistry (SCH4U), respectively. First-year Biology and Chemistry courses are required for all modules offered by the Department of Biology and some modules offered by the Department of Chemistry and other Science departments.
  • Integrated Science students must complete Grade 12 Chemistry (SCH4U).

Admission Requirements: Basic Medical Sciences Program

For high school students from Ontario, the following course requirements are needed for admission to the Bachelor of Medical Sciences Program (OUAC code: ESM):

MANDATORY
English (ENG4U)
Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)
Chemistry (SCH4U)
Biology (SBI4U)
+2 Grade 12 U/M Courses

NOTE:

  • Although Western offers first-year physics courses that do not require high school physics as a prerequisite, it is strongly recommended that students complete Grade 12 Physics (SPH4U).

Admission Requirements for:

Apply today through OUAC.
The deadline for September 2021 entry is January 15.

Once You Have Been Granted Admission to Western

Welcome to Western!  provides information on tuition, residence, important dates, and services that will help you start your academic adventure.

Assistance with course selection is available during Summer Academic Orientation and is highly recommended. This service provides the opportunity to discuss your courses, attend learning skills sessions and a student panel, take a tour of the campus and residences, set up a timetable and a Western email account, and register for your courses.