Admissions

The University operates an admissions process employing a number of criteria designed to indicate a high likelihood of success. Applicants are required to submit a Portfolio that includes academic record, employment record and other relevant achievements pertaining to the study of workplace health science.

Upon application to the University, students are required to pay a $100 non-refundable application fee which will apply to Tuition Fees should the applicant be admitted to the University.

There are a number of different admission routes available.

Standard Admissions

The Standard Admissions procedure applies to applicants who have graduated from secondary education at an equivalent level to Canadian High School Grade 12. Applicants are required to arrange for an official transcript to be sent directly to the University in a secure fashion from a secondary or post-secondary institution from which they graduated.

International Students, meeting all other University admission requirements, must also provide evidence of proficiency in English. Details of suitable evidence are available on the international students’ web page which can be accessed from the table of contents.

Flexible Admissions

The Flexible Admissions procedure applies to applicants who unable to provide proof of graduation from secondary education at a level equivalent to Canadian High School Grade 12. The Flexible Admissions Procedure is based on Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR). PLAR is used to evaluate learning which may have been achieved through work experience, independent reading, volunteer work, informal and formal learning or other relevant activities. PLAR is based on documentation that provides authenticated evidence of learning.

The criterion upon which a Flexible Admission is judged is that the applicant has a reasonable possibility of successfully completing university education at degree level.

Applicants applying through the Flexible Admissions procedure may be required to demonstrate an appropriate level of numeracy and literacy by undergoing standardized assessment testing as part of the application process.

The University will review the application to determine if the applicant is qualified. Applicants will be informed in writing electronically.

Continuing Education Admissions

For admission into continuing education courses (non-credit) applicants are expected to have a minimum secondary school completion, a proficiency in grammar with evidence of adequate reading and writing skills, and basic computer skills.

Registration is now available directly through the University’s website as follows:

  • For New Applicants who do not have a PCU-WHS student ID number, please click on the link provided below as a new applicant: http://rollcall.pcu-whs.ca/RollCallWebprospect/RCProspect_login.asp
  • For current students who already have a PCU-WHS student ID number, please log in through the “My PCU-WHS” in order to register and log in to courses.
  • To register for new courses, once a student has a PCU-WHS student ID number and has logged in to their “My PCU-WHS” homepage, please click on the “Add Registration” link at the bottom of the webpage.

Admission for University Studies

For admission into University Studies Education courses (academic credit courses in the Bachelors of Disability Management degree) applicants who have graduated from secondary education at an equivalent level to Canadian High School Grade 12 or have a Certified Disability Management Professional or (CDMP) or a Certified Return to Work Coordinator CRTWC designation or a post secondary degree can apply to take academic credit courses (in the Bachelors of Disability Management degree) to a maximum of 9 credits. University Studies applicants who do not have a CDMP or a CRTWC designation are required to arrange for an official secondary or post-secondary transcript to be sent directly to the University in a secure fashion.
International Students, meeting all other University Studies admission requirements, must also provide evidence of proficiency in English. Details of suitable evidence are available on the international students’ web page which can be accessed from the table of contents.