Freshman Semester & Year Abroad High school graduates who already hold a place at a North American institution can expand their horizons by coming to St Andrews and studying with us for a semester or year. The entry requirements for this programme are the same as those that apply for the four-year degree.
For more information, please visit: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/international/applicants
Junior Semester & Year Abroad St Andrews offers exciting opportunities for college students who want to come and study with us for a semester or a year.
Most students will apply to study abroad for their junior year, however, we also accept applications for sophomore and senior years as well.
For more information on these exciting opportunities, please visit: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad
Summer School for High School Students Each year in July North American high school students who have completed the tenth grade have a fantastic opportunity to come and study with us at St Andrews for four weeks. We are looking for students who have around a B+ average on a high school transcript.
International Science Summer Programme The University is also offering a Science programme for high school students who have successfully completed tenth grade or above. Subjects will include Mathematics and Statistics, Geography, Earth Sciences, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
For up-to-date details please see web pages below:
– high school students
summerschools/sciencesummerprogramme – high school students
Entrance to the University of St Andrews is highly competitive and our entrance requirements reflect this. We are looking for well-rounded students who are global thinking, proactive and above all high academic achievers.
Qualification Requirements Alberta HSD With at least 12 subjects at 85%
British Columbia Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma with at least 5 grade 12 subjects at 85%
HSGD with at least five 405 courses at 85%
The Ontario Secondary School Diploma. 6 grade 12 courses at 85% (can be a combination of 4U and 4M courses but should include no more than 2x4M courses)
Diploma d’Etudes Collégiales (DEC) with at least 5 grade 12 subjects at 85%
For entry requirements to the School of Medicine please visit: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/medicine
For information on entry requirements to study International Relations please visit: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/intrel/prospectivestudents/
Reference We require one academic reference.
Personal Statement This is an applicant’s opportunity to demonstrate their potential to succeed by describing the reasons which led to them applying for their choice of subject(s).
How to Apply The University operates a rolling admissions system between September and March.
Students may only use one method of application: Direct or UCAS.
Direct – Canadian students have the opportunity to apply directly to the University of St Andrews provided they are not applying to any other UK university.
For more details, please visit: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/international/applicants
UCAS – Canadian students applying to more than one UK institution must use UCAS.
For more details, please visit: www.ucas.com
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