Applying as an International Student

The central Admissions Office is responsible for admitting students to Western's undergraduate programs, regardless of the background of the applicant.   Please review the Welcome to Western > Admission site for information about applying to Western, including details about the following:

  • how to apply
  • deadlines
  • admission requirements
  • forms
  • scholarships and awards

Admission Requirments:

Follow this link to view the curriculum requirements for international secondary school students in different countries around the world. Admission is competitive and enrollment is limited.  Possession of the minimum requirements as listed here should not be viewed as a guarantee of admission.

International universities transfer students must have achieved a minimum overall average of 70% in all previous university studies at an accredited degree-granting institution and have not experienced academic difficulty. All post-secondary transcripts are required. Further information can be found here.

Other resources:

Information for International Students is an excellent resource for international students at Western. It provides information on finances, scholarships, application checklists and living in London.


Please note:  Admission to Medical Sciences First Entry is not admission to the Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) Program - students apply for admission to the BMSc Program when they enter Year 3.  Students admitted to Medical Sciences are assured admission to Year 3 of the BMSc Program as long as they satisfy certain conditions in Medical Sciences 1 and 2.  Other students can apply for admission to Year 3 of the BMSc Program but admission is not assured for students applying from the competitive pool.

The links below provide more information about admission and progression, as well as the modules that lead to BMSc degrees: