GCE A Level (British System) Applicants
As a GCE A Level.British System applicant you need a minimum of five subjects, including two A (Advanced) levels or four AS (Advanced Subsidiary) levels with grades of C or better, for admission. Exceptional candidates may be accepted on GCSE or O (Ordinary) levels. You must also meet our general entrance requirements. Math requirements are met through the GCE curriculum in the following ways:
|GCE/GCSE Math Requirements|
|Academic Math 12||IGCSE or O level math|
|Pre-Calculus 12||AS or A level math|
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University credit for GCE A Levels
Dalhousie awards university credit for selected GCE A Levels completed with a minimum grade of C.
Dalhousie does not offer transfer credit for AS and GCSE or O (Ordinary) level classes.
After you have confirmed your offer and received your GCE results we will let you know which A level courses transfer to your new program. You should arrange for your final GCE certificate to be sent to the Registrar's Office as soon as it is available.
GCE A Levels Transfer Credit Table
**Equivalencies can change if a course is re-evaluated
|Biology||BIOL 1010.03 + 1011.03|
|Business Studies||COMM 1999.06 (elective)|
|Chemistry||CHEM 1011.03 + 1012.03|
|Chinese||CHIN 3999.06 (elective)|
|Computer Science||CSCI 1615.03 + 1616.03|
|Design & Textiles||THEA 1999.06 (elective)|
|Dress & Textiles||THEA 1999.06 (elective)|
|Drama & Theatre Studies A||THEA 1991.03|
|Economics||ECON 1101.03 + 1102.03|
|Food Studies||FOSC 1000.03 + 1991.03 (elective)|
|French||FREN 1999.06 (elective)|
|Geography||GEOG 1030.03 + 1035.03|
|Government & Politics||POLI 1050.03 + 1055.03|
|History||HIST 1999.06 (elective)|
|Information Technology||CSCI 1615.03 + 1616.03|
|Islamic Studies||COMR 2003.03|
|Literature in English||ENGL 1000.06|
|Marine Science||BIOL 1999.06 (elective)|
|Mathematics (Further)||MATH 1010.03/2030.03|
|Modern Greek||CLAS 1999.06 (elective)|
|Music||MUSC 1999.06 (Student may contact the department regarding specific music equivalencies) (elective)|
|Physics||PHYC 1280.03 & 1290.03|
|Portuguese||HUMN 1999.06 (elective)|
|Psychology||PSYO 1021.03 & 1022.03|
|Religion & Ethics
|Spanish||SPAN 2020.06 (with placement test)|
At present, transfer credit is not offered for Art & Design, Design and Technology, English Language, Hindi, Law, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and Urdu Language.
Note: Some classes that appear on this table may not be eligible for credit into the Bachelor of Engineering program. Please contact the Registrar's Office for specific information on credits for the Engineering programs.
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