University of Alberta (Alberta)
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's (4-5 years); specialized degrees vary.
Minimum quality for UW-Madion Graduate School admission: 6.0/9.0 or 3.0 gpa.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1906; considered to be a good school. Usual admission requirement is completion of grade 12 with appropriate subjects. One constituent college uses French as the language of instruction; the others use English.
Grading systems: Before September 2003:
After September 2003:
Honours degrees awarded in class I honours or honours. If insufficient for honours, may be awarded as general degrees. Some degrees not classified. Grades reported by years/sessions.
Language of instruction: English (see description).
Master's: 1-2 years after specified first degree; degrees not classified.
Ph.D.: 3 years after specified first degree, 2 years after master's degree (applies to most faculties); degrees not classified.