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Academic programs Faculty of Applied Health Sciences Child Health Community Health Health Sciences Kinesiology Nursing Physical Education Public Health Recreation and Leisure Studies Sport Management Faculty of Business Accounting Business Administration (Co-op) Faculty of Education Concurrent Education Pre-Service Education Faculty of Humanities Applied Linguistics Canadian Studies Classics Dramatic Arts (Co-op) English Language and Literature French General Studies German Great Books/Liberal Studies History Interactive Arts and Science Intercultural Studies Italian Medieval and Renaissance Studies Music Philosophy Spanish Studies in Arts and Culture Visual Arts Faculty of Mathematics and Science Applied Computing Biochemistry (Co-op) Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences Biophysics Biotechnology (Co-op) Popular Culture Biotechnology with an Introduction to Business Chemistry (Co-op) Computer Science (Co-op) Computer Science and Mathematics (Co-op) Computing and Business (Co-op) Computing and Network Communications (Co-op) Computing and Solid-State Device Technology (Co-op) Earth Sciences (Co-op) Environmental Geosciences (Co-op) General Studies Mathematics Neuroscience (Co-op) Oenology and Viticulture Co-op Physical Geography (Co-op) Physics (Co-op)
Visit our websites or contact us directly for more details:
Brock University Niagara Region 500 Glenridge Ave. St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1 Canada Telephone 905 688 5550
Office of International Market Development
International Market Development
905 378 5715
905 688 1912
Ontario Secondary School Admissions (OUAC 101)
905 988 5488
Undergraduate 4068 Admissions (OUAC105 D/F)
905 988 5488
Undergraduate 3474 Conditional Acceptance
905 988 5488
Student awards and Financial aid
905 688 3051
Faculty of Social Sciences Business Economics (Co-op) Child and Youth Studies Communication Studies Distinct and Diverse Communities Economics (Co-op) Film Studies General Studies Geography (Co-op) International Political Economy Labour Studies Policing and Criminal Justice Political Science (Co-op)* Psychology (Co-op) Sociology Tourism and Environment Women’s Studies
Faculty of Graduate Studies List of programs can be found at experience.brocku.ca
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Julia Kropeit Brock University St. Catharines, Niagara, Ontario
Bachelor of Business Administration. Dual-degree program with Brock and EBS Germany. Goals: Master graduate school. Master world travel.
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*International applicants may apply to the Co-op Political Science program but may not specialize in Public Administration.
It’s your choice
Contact Brock on QQ: 1472631048 Brock University is a special place that’s worth a visit. Why not start now, right here on our website brocku.ca/international-recruitment Future Brock students, sign up for additional information on experience.brocku.ca
The International Brock Book 2010-11
Brock provides a dynamic and creative learning experience that breaks the boundaries of academic convention. Brock offers students, faculty and staff exceptional opportunities to develop both personally and academically, by encouraging a heart for community and a passion for innovation. With 17,000 f ull-time students and nearly 600 faculty, we’re small enough to be intimate and big enough to be world-class and in demand among international students. More than 1,400 international students from 80 different countries are represented here at Brock. Brock is located in St. Catharines, Ontario within an hour’s drive of Toronto, Hamilton, and Buffalo, New York and only 15 minutes away from Niagara Falls. The campus has a park-like setting atop the Niagara Escarpment in Ontario’s Niagara peninsula and is the only Canadian university that is part of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Brock graduates have one of the highest employment rates of all Ontario universities — 97.5 per cent. You can join the 60,000 Brock graduates who are applying their degrees in professions around the world.
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Minimum admission requirements
• Five GCE/GCSE/IGCSE subjects with at least two at A-Level (GCSE grades at C or above); or • One GCSE/IGCSE/O-Level subject (grade C or above) and four AS-level subjects will be considered provided the AS-levels do not duplicate subject matter at the GCSE/IGCSE or O Level; or • VCE A-Level, VCE A-Level Double Award and BTEC Certificate/Diploma qualifications will be reviewed on an individual basis. • AP courses may be used to determine admissibility and the granting of transfer credit or exemption. Completed AP courses with an examination grade of four, may be eligible to receive a maximum of 2.0 Brock credits. An official AP transcript is required as part of the evaluation. • A Grade 12 diploma with high grades (normally a minimum 80 per cent average for consideration) in senior-level subjects appropriate to the program you intend to study is required. • Strongly recommended that applicants select courses with academic rigout in their final year of secondary school in order to ensure a strong application. • Additionally, a SAT combined score of 1,100 (critical reading and math) or an ACT score of 24 is recommended. • School profiles (if applicable) and letters of recommendation from guidance counsellors are encouraged and strongly recommended. • Completion of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) as well as Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) results. • Passes in five subjects at the CSEC-Level (minimum Grade 3), of which at least two subjects are completed to the CAPE Advanced Unit 2-level (minimum Grade 4) will be considered. Alternatively, one CSEC Level subject (minimum Grade 3) and four Unit 1level subjects (minimum Grade 4) will be considered as long as the Unit 1-level subjects do not duplicate the subject matter at the CSEC level. • Prerequisite subjects required for entry to a specific degree program must be completed to Unit 1-level with grades of no less than four. In consultation with the appropriate academic department, the Office of the Registrar will consider transfer credit for those Unit 2-level courses passed with a grade of three or better to a maximum of 3.0 credits. • Completion of the IB diploma program with appropriate prerequisite subjects considered for admission and may be awarded a maximum of 3.0 transfer credits for HL examinations completed at a minimum of Grade 5. • Completion of an IB certificate program with a minimum of six subjects, including prerequisites, also considered for admission and transfer credit. • Official IBO transcript is required as part of the evaluation process.
The Intensive English Language Program (IELP) is a 14-week program in which students improve their grammar, reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. We offer three 14-week courses throughout the year and one five-week course in the summer. The application can be found at: brocku.ca/esl-services/programs /application Entry
Homestay with local Families
January, May or September
$650.00 per month, with meals $400.00 per month, without meals
$750 per month, with meals $450.00 per month, without meals
Advanced Placement program American
Intensive English Language Program (IELP)/undergraduate conditional admission criteria Conditional offers encourage applications from academically qualified students without the English proficiency level required for admission to Brock University. Students with conditional offers begin their studies in our Intensive English Language Program (IELP), and upon completion of advanced Level 5 IELP, proceed directly into undergraduate degree programs without further proof of English proficiency. The application can be found at brocku.ca/webfm_send/1373
Undergraduate studies All Ontario universities share a common application through the Ontario Universities Application Centre. Apply online at ouac.on.ca Provide all official documents directly from the issuing institution to the Office of the Registrar, Brock University as well as proof of English Language Proficiency (if applicable). If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of your English language ability with any of the following: Brock’s Intensive English Language program (IELP)
Successful completion of Level 5
English language school system
Minimum three years of full-time study where the primary language of instruction and evaluation was English. Acceptable grades in English and other humanities/social science courses from your senior secondary school year. Completion of diploma where English was the language of instruction Overall band score of 70 (60 in writing and no other band score under 60) Score of 565 or greater (minimum composition of 240) Score of 88 or greater (minimum 21 on speaking and writing) Score of 85 or greater (no part under 80) Score of 6.5 or greater (no band below 6.0) Overall category of one or two
IB diploma CAEL ITELP TOEFL IBT MELAB IELTS YELT
Admission Criteria International applicants should present the secondary school graduation certificate that would be acceptable for admission to an internationally recognized university in his or her home country. This credential is the minimum required for consideration. To your right are examples of minimum academic requirements.
Life at Brock
Costs Tuition and ancillary fees (for students taking 4.0 - 5.0 credits)
$14,391.59 - $14,449.45
Accommodation on campus
$4,705 to $6,690
Meal plans on campus
$3,500 to $4,000
University Health Insurance Fee
$800 to $1,000
$200 to $400
Fee information examples describe typical situations. The actual fees may vary, depending on your situation. Prices are quoted in Canadian dollars and are based on 2010-2011 costs. Tuition fees are subject to change pending approval by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
As a vital and engaged international student, how you choose to nurture both sides of your brain is entirely up to you. Brock offers numerous ways to get involved. Here are a few ways to experience Brock.
International Services The Office of International Services offers several opportunities to explore beyond your borders and to enhance your learning experience in and out of the classroom! The Office also provides orientation for international students, assistance with course registration, medical insurance, and numerous activities year round.
Working on/off campus International students studying at Brock University with a valid Study Permit are eligible to work on campus. After six months of full-time study, international students are eligible to work part time (maximum 20 hours a week) off campus during the school year. Students who have graduated and studied at Brock for a minimum of two years can remain in Canada for three years on an open work visa.
Student accommodation We’re pleased to guarantee residence to incoming Year 1 fulltime students coming directly from high school (attending full time the previous academic year) and incoming Year 1 fulltime students whose primary residence is outside of Ontario. In both cases, this guarantee applies only if we receive your residence application and deposit by Thursday, June 2, 2011. For a virtual tour of our residences, visit brocku.ca/ocl Our Off-Campus Living Services provide listings of available off-campus housing for Brock students and assists in community involvement and neighborhood and landlord/tenant relations. Visit their website to view listings in the Niagara region brocku.ca/och
Varsity athletics Brock University Badgers compete in the following sports: Men: baseball, basketball, cross-country, curling, fencing, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, rowing, rugby, soccer, squash, swimming, tennis, wrestling Women: basketball, cross-country, curling, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, rowing, rugby, soccer, swimming, volleyball, wrestling
Recreational facilities at Brock The Zone fitness centre Athletic therapy clinic Combative room Indoor running/walking track Fencing/dance studio Outdoor tennis courts Squash courts Cardio centre Numerous playing fields Indoor rowing centre Three gymnasia: 23,000, 12,000, 11,000 sq.ft. Olympic-sized swimming pool Rock climbing wall Ropes course
Co-op: your key to success Brock’s co-op program is one of the top programs in Canada. As a student in our co-op program, you will earn upwards of 16 months of work experience and have the potential to be one of the 97 per cent of our co-op graduates who find permanenty employment with one of their co-op employers.
A unique approach to learning Brock’s seminar system will provide you with the chance to work closely with your peers and professors to develop an understnading of the human world. Here you will break down the course material with experts in the field, and be encourgaged to formlate your own perspective. You’ll develop your analytical thinking skills, which are invaluable in today’s job market.
Med Plus If you’re interested in a health-related career, Brock is a great choice. Our tutorial-based seminars excel in developing your critical-thinking skills and prepare you for the problem-based learning model of curriculum used by many North American medical schools. Partner your degree with our Med Plus program to gain a competitive edge. This intensive extracurricular program includes volunteer opportunities, a speaker series, observational visits, job shadowing, skill development workshops and program advising.