International Curricula Listing

This is a listing of the document requirements for the curricula accepted by the University of Alberta.

Curricula Listing by Location

Documents not originally issued in English or French must be accompanied by an official English translation completed by a certified translator.

Afghanistan

Grade 12 Graduation Certificate and Transcript of marks (including exam results)

Albania

Both of:

  • Certificate of Grades for grade 12 school results
  • Certificate of State Matura exam results

Algeria

Baccalaureat de l'Enseignement Secondaire exam results (non-technology streams)

Angola

Ensino Geral Certificado de Habilitacoes and Transcript of marks (including exam results)

Antilles, Netherlands Antilles

See Netherlands

Argentina

Bachillerato Certificate and Transcript of marks (including exam results)

Armenia

Both of:

  • Certificate of Complete Secondary General Education (Mijnakarg Andhanur Krtutyan Atestat) including final high school grades.
  • Certificate of Unified Exam including exam marks.

If applicants take the Araratian Baccalaureate Program:

  • Araratian Baccalaureate (AB) including all AB exam results and school transcript

If applicants finish high school after Grade 10:

  • First Year University Completion result from an accredited institution

Australia

Any one of:

  • Australian Capital Authority Tertiary Entrance Statement
  • New South Wales Higher School Certificate and Record of Achievement
  • Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Record of Achievement
  • Queensland Certificate of Education and Statement of Marks
  • South Australian Certificate of Education and Record of Achievement
  • Victorian Certificate of Education and Statement of Results
  • Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE) & Curriculum Council Statement of Results
  • Western Australian Universities' Foundation Program (WAUFP) Statement of Results
  • Tasmanian Certificate of Education and Statement of Marks

Austria

Reifeprufung / Matura Certificate and Transcript of marks (including the exam results)

Azerbaijan

Certificate of Complete Secondary Education and Transcript of marks (including exam results)

Bahamas

Any one of:

Bahrain

Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Tawjahiya) including final marks

Bangladesh

Higher Secondary Certificate exam results

Belarus

Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii and Transcript of marks

Belgium

Certificate of Higher Secondary Education and Transcript of marks

Benin

Baccalaureat de l'Enseignement Secondaire exam results (non-technology streams)

Bermuda

Freshman Year Bermuda College results

Bhutan

Higher Secondary Education Certificate exam results

Bolivia

Diploma de Bachiller Humanistico and Transcript of marks (including exam results)

Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius

See Netherlands

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Secondary School Leaving Diploma (Diploma o zavrsenoj srednjoj skoli) and Transcript of marks (including exam results)

Botswana

Any one of:

Brazil

University Entrance Exams (ENEM) results

Brunei

Brunei-Cambridge GCE A Levels exam results

See British-Patterned Curriculum

Bulgaria

Both of:

  • Diplom Za Sredno Obrazovanie and Transcript of marks
  • State Matriculation Exam (Matura) results

Burkina Faso

Baccalaureat exam results (non-technology streams)

Burundi

Diplome d'Etat Certificate and Transcript of Diplome d'Etat Exam results

Cambodia

Diploma of Upper Secondary Education (Grade 12) and Transcript of marks including the National Grade 12 Exam result

Cameroon

Any one of:

On or more of the following if also completed: 

  • Brevet de Technicien Superieur (BTS) or Higher National Diploma (HND).

Please note final results and diploma for the BTS or HND must be issued by the Ministry of Higher Education

Central African Republic

Baccalaureat exam results (non-technology streams)

Chad

Baccalaureat exam results (non-technology streams)

Chile

Both of:

  • Licencia de Educacion/Ensenanza Media and Transcript of marks
  • Prueba de Selección Universitaria (if taken)

China

All of:

  • Senior High School (Gao Zhong) Transcript. Document must include final transcript of grades and courses for your last 3 years of High School
  • Joint Senior Middle School Graduation Exam results
  • University Entrance Exam results (if written)

Colombia

First Year University Completion results from an accredited institution

Comoros

Baccalaureat exam results (non-technology streams)

Congo

Baccalaureat exam results (non-technology streams)

Congo, Democratic Republic of

(formerly Zaire)

Diplome d'Etat d'Etudes secondaires du Cycle long and Transcript of marks (including Examen d'Etat results)

Costa Rica

First Year University Completion results from an accredited institution

Croatia

Certificate of State Maturity and State Matura Exam Transcript of marks.

Please note all required high school subjects for the program(s) you applied to must be presented from the Matura Exam. If you are currently attending high school, inform us, immediately, of the subjects you are going to take in the Matura Exam.

Cuba

Titulo de Bachiller and Transcript of marks (including exam results)

Curacao

See Netherlands

Cyprus

Greek System: See Greece

Turkish System: see Türkiye

Czech Republic

Both of

  • Maturitni Vysvedceni (Maturity Certificate)
  • Complete Upper Secondary School (Gymnazia) Record

Denmark

Upper Secondary School Leaving Exam (Studentereksamen) results

Please note that at least 3 subjects must be presented from Level A, the remaining 2 subjects can be from Level B. To find Program-Specific Level A subject equivalents please refer to the "Required Subjects" column in the 'GCE British Curriculum Subject Requirement by Program chart' for reference. 

Djibouti

Baccalaureat exam results (non-technology streams)

Dominican Republic

Bachillerato Certificate and Transcript of final marks

Ecuador

Titulo de Bachiller & Certificado de Promocion

Egypt

General Secondary Education Certificate exam results

El Salvador

Bachillerato Certificate and Transcript of final marks.

Documents must be issued or authenticated by the Ministry of Education or its Department of Institutional Accreditation.

England

See British-Patterned Curriculum and/or any one or more of the following if completed:

  • BTEC Higher Nationals
  • BTEC Nationals
  • City & Guilds Qualifications
  • NCUK Intl Foundation Year
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma transcript of final results issued by one of the QAA's licensed Access Validating Agencies (AVA)

Equatorial Guinea

Certificado de Selectividad (University Entrance Exam results)

Please note all required high school subjects for the program(s) you applied to must be presented from the Selectividad Exam results. If you are currently attending high school, inform us, immediately, of the subjects you are going to take in the Selectividad Exam.

Eritrea

Eritrean Secondary Education Certificate exam results

Eswatini

(former name: Swaziland)

Any one of:

Estonia

Both of:

  • Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Gumnaasiumi loputunnistus) and Transcript of grades
  • National Examination Certificate (Riigieksamitunnistus)

Ethiopia

Secondary School Leaving Exam results

Please note Secondary School Leaving Exam results are required for final admissions or clearing conditions. If an applicant cannot submit these results by the deadline (for any reason, including exam/result delays) and they do not present eligible alternatives to meet our requirements (e.g. AP exam results), their application will be denied or their conditional offer will be revoked.

Fiji Islands

Fiji Year 13 Certificate or Form VII examination results

Finland

Matriculation Certificate including exam results (Ylioppilastutkinto/Studentexamen)

Please note all required high school subjects for the program(s) you applied to must be presented from the Matriculation Exam. If you are currently attending high school, inform us, immediately, of the subjects you are going to take in the Matriculation Exam.

France

Any one of:

  • Baccalaureat exam results (non-technology streams). See French-Patterned Curriculum
  • Brevet de Technicien Superieur (BTS). Please note final results and diploma must be issued by the Ministry of Higher Education

Gabon

Baccalaureat exam results (non-technology streams)

Georgia

General Education Diploma (sruli zogadi ganat'lebis atestati) and Transcript of marks including graduation exam marks

Germany

Certificate of General Qualification for University Entrance (Zeugnis Der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife) including results for Qualifikationsphase and Abiturprufung

Greece

Apolytirio Lykeiou and Transcript marks (including Pancyprian exam results)

Guatemala

First Year University Completion results from an accredited institution

Guinea

Baccalaureat Unique (or Baccalaureat 2eme Partie) exam results (non-technology streams)

Guinea-Bissau

Certificado de Conclusao do Ensino Secundrio and Transcript of marks

Haiti

Baccalaureat 2eme Partie Philosophie (or Diplome d'Enseignement Secondaire) and Transcript of official exam results from Bureau National des Examens.

Honduras

First Year University Completion results from an accredited institution

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

  • For all high school graduates in 2012 and beyond:
    • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exam results
  • For all high school graduates prior to 2012:
    • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region - HKALE (Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination)

Hungary

Maturity Certificate (Erettsegi Bizonyitvany) including exam results

Iceland

Matriculation Exam (Studentsprof) results

India

Any one of:

  • Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Class XII)
  • Senior School Certificate Examination (Class XII) from other recognized State Boards
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (Class XII) from a recognized State Board
  • Pre-University Examination (Class XII) from a recognized State Board
  • Intermediate Certificate (Class XII) from a recognized State Board
  • Council for Indian School Certificate Exam (CISCE) Indian School Certificate (Class XII)

Indonesia

  • For all high school graduates in 2020 and beyond:
    • Senior High School Final School results (Sekolah Menengah Atas, Ujian Sekolah)
  • For all high school graduates prior to 2020, both of:
    • Senior High School Final National Exam (Sekolah Menengah Atas, Ujian Nasional) results
    • Senior High School Final School Exam (Sekolah Menengah Atas, Ujian Sekolah) results

Iran

  • For all high school graduates in 2019 and beyond, both of:
    • National High School Diploma for Grade 12 Completion and Transcript of marks.
    • National Entrance Exam (Konkur) result. Please note this result is also considered in the final evaluation of your file.
  • For all high school graduates prior to 2019:
    • Pre-University Certificate and Transcript of marks

Iraq

Baccalaureate exam results

Ireland (Republic of)

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level exam results

Israel

Matriculation Certificate (Teudrat Bagrut) including exam results.

Please note all required high school subjects for the program(s) you applied to must be presented from the Matriculation Exams. At least 3 subjects must be presented from 5-unit level, the remaining 2 subjects can be from 4-unit level. To find Program-Specific 5-unit level subject equivalents please refer to the "Required Subjects" column in the 'GCE British Curriculum Subject Requirement by Program chart' for reference.

Italy

Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Diploma di Esame di Stato) and Transcript of Marks

Ivory Coast

Any one of:

  • Baccalaureat exam results (non-technology streams)
  • Brevet de Technicien Superieur (BTS). Please note final results and diploma must be issued by the Ministry of Higher Education

Japan

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho) and Transcript of marks

Jordan

General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjihiya) including final marks

Kazakhstan

Both of:

  • Atestat o Srednem (polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii (General Certificate of Secondary Education) and Transcript of Marks
  • Unified National Testing Exam including the minimum pass mark for each subject

Kenya

Any one of:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education including marks
  • Kenya National Exam Council (KNEC) Business/Technical Diploma exam result
  • Kenya National Exam Council (KNEC) Business/Technical Higher Diploma exam result

Please note final results and diploma for a Business/Technical program must be issued by KNEC.

Korea

College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) results

Please note for final evaluations all required high school subjects for the program(s) you applied to must be presented from CSAT.

Korea, Democratic People's Rep of (North Korea)

First Year University Completion results from an accredited institution

Kosovo

Diploma of Completion of General Secondary School-Gymnasium and Transcript of marks

Kuwait

Secondary School Certificate (Shahadat al-thanawia) including final marks

Kyrgyzstan

Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii and Transcript of marks

Latvia

Atestats Par Visparejo Videjo Izglitiby and Transcript of marks

Lebanon

Baccalaureate (academic stream) exam results

Lesotho

Any one of:

Libya

Secondary Education Certificate including marks

Liechtenstein

Matura Certificate including exam results

Lithuania

Maturity Certificate (Brandos Atestatas) including exam results

Luxembourg

Diplome de Fin D'Etudes Secondaires exam results

Macau

Senior Secondary Certificate and Transcript of final results for Form 6

North Macedonia (Republic of)

Secondary School Leaving Certificate and Transcript of State Matura Exam results.

Madagascar

Baccalaureat de l'Enseignement secondaire exam results (non-technology streams)

Malawi

School Certificate of Education and Transcript of marks

Malaysia

Any one of:

Mali

Baccalaureat Malien exam results (non-technology streams)

Malta

Matriculation Certificate exam results issued by MATSEC Exams Board.

Please note all required high school subjects for the program(s) you applied to must be presented from the Matriculation Exam. If you are currently attending high school, inform us, immediately, of the subjects you are going to take in the Matriculation Exam.

Mauritania

Baccalaureat de L'Enseignement du Second Degre exam results (non-technology streams)

Mexico

Bachillerato and Transcript of final results

Moldova

Diploma de Bacalaureat and Transcript of marks

Mongolia

Certificate of Complete Secondary Education and Transcript of marks

Montenegro, Rep of

(former name: State Union of Serbia & Montenegro 2003-2006, previously Yugoslavia 1992-2003)

Secondary School Leaving Diploma (Maturski ispit/Diploma o zavrsenoj srednjoj skoli) and Transcript of complete four-year secondary education records.

Morocco

Baccalaureat exam results (non-technology streams)

Mozambique

Certificado de Habilitacao es Literarias and Transcript of marks

Myanmar

First Year University Completion result from an accredited institution

Namibia

Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate - Advanced Subsidiary Level (or Higher Level) exam results

Nepal

School Leaving Certificate Exam (Grade 12) results issued by National Examinations Board

Netherlands

University Preparatory Education Diploma (Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs) and Transcript of Marks

New Zealand

National Certificate of Educational Achievement Levels 2 and 3 (including Record of Achievements)

Nicaragua

First Year University Completion results from an accredited institution

Niger

Baccalauréat exam results (non-technology streams)

Nigeria

See WAEC Curriculum

Please note NECO Exam results are not accepted for University of Alberta's admissions.

Norway

Upper Secondary School Certificate (Vitnemal Videregaende) including marks

Oman

General Education Diploma including marks

Pakistan

Higher (formerly Intermediate) Secondary School Certificate exam results

Palestine

General Secondary Education Certificate including marks

Panama

Bachillerato and Transcript of final marks

Papua New Guinea

Higher School Certificate exam results

Paraguay

Bachillerato and Transcript of final marks

Peru

First Year University Completion results from an accredited institution

Philippines

  • For all high school graduates in 2018 and beyond:
    • High School Diploma (Grade 12) and Transcript of marks
  • For all high school graduates prior to 2018:
    • First and Second Year Completion results from a Recognized Post-secondary Institution

Poland

Maturity Certificate of the General Lyceum (Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci) including exam results

Please note all required matriculation courses must be met by presenting accepted grades from the Maturity Certificate exam results.

If you are currently attending high school, you may be eligible for an Admission with Conditions. Please provide your transcript to date including Grade 11 final marks and, if available, Grade 12 interim marks. Self-declared Maturity Certificate exam registration is also requested.

Portugal

Diploma/Certificado Nivel Secundario de Educacao and Transcript of Classificacao Final das Disciplinas

Qatar

General Secondary Education Certificate including final marks

Romania

Diploma de Bacalaureat and Transcript of marks

Russia

Both of:

  • Attestat o Srednem Polnom Obshchem Obrazovanii and Transcript of marks
  • Certificate of Unified State Examination (Svidetelstvo o Rezultatah Edinyj Gosudarstvennyj Ekzamen) including the minimum pass mark for each subject.

If the results are only available online, please request for a certificate of marks from the high school you attend(ed) after they verify the results.

Rwanda

Certificat du Cycle Superieur de l'Enseignement Secondaire (or Advanced General Certificate of Secondary Education) and Transcript of exam results

San Marino

Diploma di Maturita (3 years of Upper Secondary School) and Transcript of marks

Saudi Arabia

General Secondary Education Certificate including final marks

Scotland

Scottish Qualifications Authority Certificate, Advanced Higher

Senegal

Any one of:

  • Baccalaureat exam results (non-technology streams)
  • Brevet de Technicien Superieur (BTS). Please note final results and diploma for BTS must be issued by the issuing Ministry

Serbia and Montenegro, State Union of

(former name of Serbia and Montenegro 2003-2006; previously Yugoslavia 1992-2003)

Diploma o Zavrsenoj Srednjoj Skoli and Transcript of complete four-year secondary education records.

Serbia, Republic of

(former name: State Union of Serbia & Montenegro 2003-2006, previously Yugoslavia 1992-2003)

Both of:

  • Completed Exams
  • Dip of Completed Sec Ed

Seychelles

GCE A Levels exam results issued by a recognized examination board.

See British-Patterned Curriculum

Sierra Leone

See WAEC Curriculum

Singapore

Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Levels exam results

See British-Patterned Curriculum

Sint Eustatius

See Netherlands

Sint Maarten

See Netherlands

Slovak Republic

Maturitne Vysvedcenie Certificate and Transcript of marks

Slovenia

Secondary School Leaving Certificate and Transcript of marks

Somalia

Secondary School Leaving Certificate and Transcript of marks

South Africa

Senior Certificate including final marks

South Sudan

South Sudan certificate of Secondary Education exam results

Spain

Titulo de Bachillerato and Transcript of marks

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka GCE 'A' Levels exam results

St Vincent and the Grenadines

See Caribbean Exam Council Curriculum

Sudan

First Year University Completion results from an accredited institution

Suriname

See Netherlands

Sweden

Higher Education Preparatory Diploma and Transcript of marks

Switzerland

Maturity Certificate (Maturitat) and Transcript of exam results

Syria

Baccalaureat/General Secondary Certificate including exam results

Taiwan

General Scholastic Ability Test (GSAT) results or Advanced Subject Test (AST) results.

Please note for final evaluations all required high school subjects for the program(s) you applied to must be presented from GSAT or AST.

Tajikistan

Attestat and Transcript of final results

Tanzania

Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Exam results

Thailand

Mathayom 6 Diploma and Transcript of final results

Togo

Any one of:

  • Baccalaureat de l'Enseignement du Troisième Degré exam results (non-technology streams)
  • Brevet de Technicien Superieur (BTS). Please note final results and diploma for BTS must be issued by the issuing Ministry

Tonga

National Form 7 Certificate and Transcript of marks

Tunisia

Baccalaureate exam results (non-technology streams)

Türkiye

Bitirme Diplomasi and Transcript of marks (including exam results)

Turkmenistan

First Year University Completion results from an accredited institution

Uganda

Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education exam results

Ukraine

Свідоцтво про здобуття повної загальної середньої освіти (Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education) and Transcript of final results

United Arab Emirates

Secondary School Certificate (Shahadat al-thanawia) including final marks

Uruguay

Bachillerato and Transcript of marks

United States of America (USA)

See American Curriculum

Uzbekistan

Certificate of Completed Upper Secondary Education and Transcript of marks

Venezuela

First Year University Completion results from an accredited institution

Vietnam

For all high school graduates in 2016 and beyond, both of:

  • High School Completion Transcript (Hoc Ba Tot Nghiep THPT)
  • National High School Exam Result (Giay Chung Nhan Ket Qua Thi Tot Nghiep THPT/Tuyen Sinh Cao Dang-Dai Hoc).

This transcript must also include mark for each of the subjects in the Sciences/Humanities Combination test. Please note for final evaluation all required high school subjects for the program(s) you applied to must be presented from this exam result with marks.

For all high school graduates prior to 2016:

  • High School Completion Transcript (Hoc Ba Tot Nghiep THPT) and High School Diploma (Bang Tot Nghiep THPT).

Virgin Islands (British)

See Caribbean Exam Council Curriculum

Virgin Islands (US)

See American Curriculum

Yemen

General Secondary Education Certificate (Al Thanauiya) including final results

Yugoslavia

(former name of Serbia and Montenegro 1992-2003)

Secondary School Leaving Diploma (Maturski ispit/Diploma o zavrsenoj srednjoj skoli) and Transcript of complete four-year secondary education records.

Zambia

General Certificate of Education exam results

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe GCE 'A' Levels exam results


General/Common Curricula

Documents not originally issued in English or French must be accompanied by an official English translation completed by a certified translator.

American Curriculum

American Curriculum Senior High School Transcript

For details on minimum required scores and course equivalencies, refer to International Admission Subjects and Course Equivalencies.

You may be eligible for Admission with Conditions if you are currently attending high school. Please provide your transcript, including Grade 10 to Grade 11 marks and Grade 12 marks to date (if available) or Grade 12 course registration.

Caribbean Exam Council Curriculum

CAPE - Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination results

Choueifat, International School of (not accredited with a recognized US accreditor)

See Private School Curriculum

European Baccalaureate

European Baccalaureate certificate and marks issued by the Office of the Secretary-General of the European Schools

French-Patterned Curriculum

Baccalaureat General/Academic exam results (non-technology streams)

British-patterned Curriculum

GCE A Levels exam results issued by a recognized examination board.

Please note if you are currently attending A-level final year, you may qualify for admission without conditions with your Predicted A-level subjects and grades if issued and received from March 01.

The Predicted A-level grades must be grades that your school is submitting to the recognized GCE Awarding Bodies in the UK (e.g. Cambridge Assessment, AQA, Edexcel, etc.) and be sent directly from the issuing institution to the Office of the Registrar.

It is highly recommended that your school completes, authenticates, and sends us the official copy of the University of Alberta's GCE A-level Predicted Grades Form.

Since A-level official certificate for June series is not normally available by the August 01 deadline, you may submit the official Statement of Grades for your A-level exam as soon as it is available (acceptance is subject to seat availability at that time).

IB

International Baccalaureate exam results sent by the IB Organization

Please note if you are currently attending your final year of the IB diploma program, you may qualify for admission without conditions with your predicted IB Diploma grades which reflect the predicted grades submitted by your school to the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), received from March 1. Have the Predicted IB Grades Form completed by your IB Coordinator. The form must be sent directly from the school to the Office of the Registrar.

Private School Curriculum

Standardized Test results

Please note you are required to present acceptable scores from standardized tests (e.g. AP exams) to fulfill the subject requirements of the program(s) to which you have applied.

For details on minimum required scores and course equivalencies, refer to International Admission Subjects and Course Equivalencies.

If you are attending an accredited American curriculum, or planning to take GCE exams or a national high school diploma exam, please let us know immediately.

Sino-Canada Concord New Brunswick Offshore Curriculum at an accredited school in China

High School final transcript

Standardized Exams

ACT College Report (ACT college code number 5324)

SAT - Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT DI code number 0963)

AP- Advanced Placement Program, The College Board

Arrange to have your Advanced Placement Grade Report sent by The College Board when final test scores are available. Find information regarding grade reports »

West African Exam Council (WAEC) Curriculum

West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results issued by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).

We are able to access your WAEC results online using your WAEC Scratch Card or WAEC Digital Certificate. You can obtain a scratch card through an approved Scratch Card outlet.

Please note, our office must verify the results independently, we will not accept the results as copied, emailed or otherwise reported from the student. Send your Scratch Card information only when your WAEC results are available online.

When forwarding your scratch card information, please send the following details using the Student Service Centre Contact Form:

  • Your full and complete name
  • Your University of Alberta ID number
  • The "Examination", "Candidate" or "Index" Number
  • The "Examination Year"
  • The "Type of Examination"
  • The "Card Serial Number"
  • The scratch card "PIN" number