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Alberta Admission Requirements


Alberta and Northwest Territories Admission Requirements:

The general admission requirements for Ambrose University is Alberta Grade 12 matriculation or equivalent, and the completion of five courses at the 30 level (or equivalent). A minimum 60% average in the five courses used for admission is required. 

All applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency. 

General Admission Requirements Approved Core Courses Approved Option Courses
  1. Eng Lang Arts 30-1
  2. Approved core course
  3. Approved core course
  4. Approved core course
  5. Approved core course or approved option course

Aboriginal Studies 30 

Biology 30 

Chemistry 30 

Career and Technology (CTS) Computing Science 30 (5 credits) 

Fine Arts (Art 30, Art 31, Choral Music 30, General Music 30, Instrumental Music 30, Drama 30, Dance 35) 

Mathematics 30-1, 30-2 and 31 

Physical Education 30 

Physics 30 

Science 30 

Social Studies 30-1 

Any approved grade 12 IB diploma or AP academic subject 

Any 5-credit second language or language and culture course at the 30-level 

Social 30-2 

Social Science grouping courses  

Career and Technology ((CTS) courses at the advanced level (3000-level) within: Criminal Justice Studies, Design Studies, Electro-technologies, Enterprise and Innovation, Environmental Stewardship, Financial Management, Human and Social Services, Legal Studies, Logistics, Management and Marketing, Networking, Primary Resources and Recreation Leadership 

All dual credit courses 

Locally developed courses will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis 

*Two courses in the same subject area may not be presented to satisfy entrance requirements unless the courses are Mathematics 30-1, Mathematics 30-2 or Mathematics 31. 

*Only one grade 12 level course in a language stream may be used. 

Program-Specific Requirements:

Behavioural Science

  • General admission requirements.
  • Math 30-1 or 30-2, or an equivalent with a passing grade.


  • Five grade 12 level courses including English 30-1, Math 30-1, Biology 30, and Chemistry 30, with a minimum overall average of 60% on the five courses.
  • Physics and Calculus are recommended but not required.

Business Administration

  • General admission requirements.
  • Math 30-1 or 30-2 or its equivalent with a 60% or higher grade.


  • General admission requirements.
  • Math 30-1 or 30-2, or an equivalent with a passing grade.


  • General admission requirements.
  • Entrance audition in person or by submitting a recording.
  • Students are required to have theory at the Royal Conservatory of Music's Grade 8 level or its equivalent.

Diploma in Acting

  • General admission requirements.
  • Entrance audition and interview.
  • Resume with relevant theatre and arts experience.
  • Essay on specified theatre related topic.

Your Ambrose Enrolment Team

We are your main point of contact for admission inquiries, program information and for scheduling campus visits. We are passionate about connecting you with the Ambrose community, and are dedicated to your success as a student.

We are happy to help you with any questions you may have.

For all enrolment inquiries contact:

Tel: 403-410-2900
Toll Free: 800-461-1222