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Applying for a second degree

Any student wishing to complete a second or sequential degree in a module that leads to a BMSc degree must meet the admission requirements for entry into Year 3 of the BMSc Program. Students must consult the Academic Counselling Office in WSC 140 to discuss their eligibility.

Students who have already completed a BMSc degree containing one of the "capstone courses" (e.g. 4000-level research project/undergraduate thesis and/or Medical Sciences 4900F/G) and are wishing to pursue a second BMSc degree should be aware that priority for registration in Year 4 of an Honors Specialization module will usually be given to students completing their first BMSc degree.  If Year 4 of an Honors Specialization does not fill with students completing their first BMSc degree, students pursuing a second BMSc degree will be admitted, provided they satisfy the requirements for admission.  See the Modules Offered in the BMSc Program for details about the courses/averages needed to apply to Year 4 of Honors Specialization modules.

Graduates of Western

  • Students must apply for permission to pursue a second degree at the same level or higher than the first degree.
  • Consult the Academic Counselling Office in WSC 140 for information about completing a BMSc degree as a second degree.
  • See the information about completing second degrees in the Academic Calendar (scroll down a lot!)

Graduates of other Accredited Universities

More information about second degrees is posted under Degree Structure in the Academic Calendar.