Applicants who are 21 years of age or older by the first day of classes who are unable to present the five high school courses or at least 12 post-secondary units required for admission, are automatically considered for admission as an Adult Student. To be considered under the category, applicants must be Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents. Adult Students must present English Language Arts or an acceptable equivalent. Additional grade 12 level high school courses, or equivalent, are normally required by the faculty to which the student is seeking admission.
Mature Applicants | Faculty of Law - Common Law Section | University of Ottawa
The University of Alberta Faculty of Law is Western Canada's most prestigious law school and one of Canada's leading institutions of legal education and research. For more than years, the Faculty has been at the forefront of legal scholarship in Canada, fostering generations of thought leaders. We offer degree programs at the undergraduate, master and doctorate levels. We also offer a pathway that assists foreign-trained lawyers with completing the courses required to practise law in Canada.
The required high school courses and the minimum and competitive average requirements for admission vary by program. The specific courses required for your program count towards your Group A courses. For high school course work to be used for admission purposes, courses must be completed by June 30 for the Fall Semester.
The academic program in law school is very demanding and so it is recommended that demonstration of capacity for academic success include satisfactory completion of at least one course of University study. Applicants in this category must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Please note that files are not assessed until they are complete and all required documents have been provided by the applicant. See Important dates for application deadlines.