How to Apply

Application and Application Procedures

There is a 2-step process for all students who are applying to Brandon University (with 2 applications and 2 application fees).

Step 1

  • Click on the following link: Brandon University Online Application to apply to the Central Admissions Office.
    Note: for applicants who have graduated from Brandon University in 2021 or later, the Central Admissions application fee is waived.

Step 2

 

We have a full Information Package available to help guide you through the application process.

Meet Admission Requirements and Application Deadlines

Meet Admission Requirements

The Faculty of Education has a set of requirements needed within, or in addition to, the undergraduate degree to be eligible for application. While a student is completing an undergraduate degree, they will want to be familiar with the requirements of applying to the 2-year Bachelor of Education After Degree, to make sure they are also fulfilled.

After Degree Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree with a minimum 90 credit hours
  • A minimum GPA of 2.50
  • NO D GRADES ACCEPTED TOWARDS TEACHABLE SUBJECTS.
  • Appropriate number of credit hours in two accepted teachable subject areas:
    • Senior Years
      • 30 credit hours in first teachable subject area
      • 18 credit hours in second teachable subject area
    • Early and Middle Years
      • 18 credit hours in first teachable subject area
      • 12 credit hours in second teachable subject area
    • Additional Provincial Core Requirement Courses:
      • 6 credit hours in English Literature (or French Literature, not a
        combination)
      • 6 credit hours in Math (including 62.152 Contemporary Math for BU
        students)
      • 6 credit hours in Science (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Astronomy)
      • 6 credit hours of History and/or Geography (a combination, or one subject only – Native Studies I and II are also acceptable courses toward this requirement)
  • Three professional references (completion of Reference Form)

A Music teachable will have additional per-requisites. For more information regarding acceptable teachable subjects, please see our Frequently Asked Questions Page.

Application Deadlines (including supporting documents)

  • Early Bird Deadline— January 15, 2024 (notified by March 15)
  • General Intake Deadline – March 1, 2024
  • Official Transcripts Due — June 15, 2024

Upcoming Information Session

Would you like to know more about the program and the application process?  Attend our information sessions to learn more about our program and the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.  You can email FacultyEd@brandonu.ca to register for any of the information sessions.

  • November 8, 2023 – 1:40 pm to 2:30 pm
  • November 9, 2023 – 12:40 pm to 1:30 pm
  • December 6, 2023 – 1:40 pm to 2:30 pm
  • December 7, 2023 – 12:40 pm to 1:30 pm
  • January 10, 2024 – 1:40 pm to 2:30 pm
  • January 11, 2024 – 12:40 pm to 1:30 pm
  • February 7, 2024 – 1:40 pm to 2:30 pm
  • February 8, 2024 – 12:40 pm to 1:30 pm
  • March 6, 2024 – 1:40 pm to 2:30 pm
  • March 7, 2024 – 12:40 pm to 1:30 pm
  • April 3, 2024 – 1:40 pm to 2:30 pm  (if deadline extended)
  • April 4, 2024 – 12:40 pm – 1:30 pm (if deadline extended)
  • May 8, 2024 – 1:40 pm to 2:30 pm (if deadline extended)
  • May 9, 2024 – 12:40 pm – 1:30 pm (if deadline extended)

Late Applications

Late applications may accepted from eligible candidates provided spaces are still available in the program. Please contact facultyed@brandonu.ca prior to submitting a late application.

Complete the After Degree Online Admission Application

Complete the After Degree Online Admission Application

Applicants must complete the online application through the Faculty of Education webpage.

Bachelor of Education After Degree (B.Ed.A.D.) 2 year program Online Application

BU Student Number is Required

Students applying to the B.Ed. (A.D.) program require their Brandon University student number in order to complete the online application. If you are not currently a BU student, you will receive a BU student number after you have applied to Central Admissions, which could take up to 2 weeks. Please apply well before the deadline in order to then complete the Education Application by January 15th or March 1st (or if applicable the extended deadline date). Return to the “Before You Begin” section above.

Application Requirements

  • Resume and Cover Letter of Intent
    • The applicant must upload a resume and letter of intent.
  • Three Reference Forms
  • $100 Application Fee
  • Official Transcript (if applying from outside BU)
    • An official transcript must be submitted by all applicants applying from an institution other than Brandon University. Photocopies are not accepted. Transcripts are required to verify applications.

Submit Child Abuse Registry and Criminal Records Checks

Upon acceptance to the program.

Submit Child Abuse Registry and Criminal Records Checks

Submit an original, valid, and clear Child Abuse Registry and Criminal Records Checks dated AFTER May 1st to the Field Experience office by July 31st.

Steps to Obtain Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Child Abuse Registry Check (CARC)

  1. Apply for a CRC (including vulnerable sector) at your local police or RCMP Detachment. The Child Abuse Registry Self-Check Application forms are available online.  The CRC must be from an official policy agency.  You will require 2 pieces of identification such as:  SIN#, Certificate of Indian Status, Passport, Birth Certificate, MHSC (6 digit #), Driver License, Government Issued ID, Immigration papers, Nexus card, Professional Cards – Nursing Card, Pilot License, Canadian Citizenship Card or Firearms License or other photo ID.  Credit Cards or Photo ID Cards from universities are not accepted as forms of identification.
  2. Any Criminal Records Check that indicates a possible record will be examined to determine whether the record is relevant to the applicant’s honesty, integrity and or suitability to the profession and whether the offence(s) constitute reasonable grounds to deny admission to the program and/or for teacher certification. Terms, conditions or limitations on registration, in accordance with the Professional Certification Unit may be applied.
  3. The Field Experience office will require a record of the disposition of charges. A “Certification of No Criminal Record” can only be obtained with a submission of a set of fingerprints.  This is the students’ responsibility.
  4. A school may deny entrance of a Student Teacher depending on the severity and circumstances of charges.
  5. If a student incurs charges after the CRC &CARC are submitted it is imperative that the circumstances are discussed with the Director of Field Experience immediately. Failure to do so may jeopardize continuation in the Faculty of Education.
  6. Remember that it can take 8 to 10 weeks to receive a CARC & 1 week for a CRC to be returned.