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Admission Categories

Undergraduate Admission

This admission category identifies students pursuing undergraduate, post-secondary studies up to a master's degree. At KPU such credit is awarded on the undergraduate transcript. Admission criteria for undergraduate admission is determined by the Faculty, and approved by Senate.

Areas of Study

Faculty

Areas of Study

Arts Open Intake Areas of Study Limited Intake Programs
Business Open Intake Areas of Study Limited Intake Programs
Design Limited Intake Programs
Health Limited Intake Programs
Science & Horticulture Open Intake Areas of Study Limited Intake Programs
Trades & Technology Limited Intake Programs

Vocational Admission

This admission category identifies students pursuing post-secondary educational training that provides practical experience, skills and knowledge for a particular occupational field, in the vocational category. At KPU such credit is awarded on the vocational transcript. Admission criteria for vocational admission are determined by the Faculty, and approved by Senate.

Areas of Study

Faculty

Areas of Study

Health Limited Intake Programs
Trades & Technology Limited Intake Programs

Preparatory Admission

This admission category identifies students pursuing post-secondary studies in the preparatory category. There are two types of preparatory learning at KPU:

  1. Upgrading: post-secondary learning that prepares students for vocational or undergraduate studies (e.g. Academic and Career Preparation)
  2. Access Programs resulting in a preparatory credential (e.g. Certificate of Completion in Work Exploration)

At KPU such credit is awarded on the preparatory transcript. Admission criteria for preparatory admission is determined by the Faculty, and approved by Senate.

Areas of Study

Faculty

Areas of Study

Academic and Career Advancement Open Intake Areas of Study Limited Intake Programs

Other offerings at KPU

Apprenticeships

Continuing & Professional Studies 

  • Visit kpu.ca/cps for information about continuing and professional studies opportunities at KPU.

Last Updated: 18-Jan-2017

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