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    Full Time



    Application Fee

    CAD 150 


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    Next Intake Deadlines30-Apr-2022
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    Duration 4 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    CAD 12,960  / per-year
    Next Intake 30-Apr-2022

    Biological Sciences


    Booth University College's Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies is a three-year or four-year degree which is designed to give you a university level qualification without a particular disciplinary major. This is an interdisciplinary bachelor degree, which encourages studies that cut across traditional disciplinary boundaries.  It is built on a progressive core curriculum that comprises a wide range of interdisciplinary topics from the arts, social and natural sciences, at the same time giving the opportunity to sample professional courses in business and social work. Students who earn a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from Booth UC leave prepared for a wide variety of jobs and careers with the skills that are highly sought after in today's workforce.

    Integrated with a Christian worldview, you'll develop a strong sense of ethics and integrity, and your knowledge and insight will allow for a deeper understanding of the human condition. It is from this perspective that you can build a lifetime of volunteer or professional service, helping to change our communities and the world at large for the better.

    Exploring what career path to take? Want to keep your options open? Choose the Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Interdisciplinary Studies at Booth University College. It's a flexible program that allows you to study multiple areas of interest while preparing you for future career paths or graduate studies.
    1. A foundation in the arts and sciences as delivered in the core curriculum;
    2. The ability to articulate an informed view of the world with an appreciation for its complexity and diversity, and to do so with an appreciation for the Christian world view and a multidisciplinary perspective;
    3. The ability to write clearly, and think critically across a range of disciplines;
    4. The ability to select courses beyond the core curriculum which comprise a particular area of interest, giving the student a disciplinary emphasis appropriate to a three-year or four-year degree;
    5. Preparation for success in the job market or in a post-baccalaureate program by the acquisition of a university college degree.


    Entry Requirements

    International applicants are expected to have educational standing that is equivalent to Booth University College’s entrance requirements

    An international transfer applicant’s institution must appear on the International Association of Universities approved list. An entering CGPA of 2.0 or higher is required. An entering CGPA of 2.5 or higher is required for international transfer applicants to the Bachelor of Social Work degree program or the Social Work After-Degree program.

    Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Arts – Psychology degree program applicants should include the equivalent of the Provincial Math 40S with a grade of 65% or higher. Applicants who have not completed the Math 40S equivalent with a grade of 65% or higher will be required to complete MAT 100 Applied Finite Math with a grade of C or better in their first semester at Booth University College.

    English Program Requirements

    English is the language of instruction and communication at Booth University College. If your primary language is not English, or your previous education has been evaluated in another language, you must demonstrate a command of English. Your English must be sufficient to meet the demands of classroom instruction, written assignments, and participation in tutorials and discussions.

    All applicants who are not Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada must demonstrate competency by:

    1) completing the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or an equivalent English language test or

    2) through an approved waiver. *Students from some countries are exempt from the English language proficiency requirements.

    1) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and equivalent tests

    Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

    Official TOEFL or equivalent test results must be forwarded to Booth University College.

    A minimum TOEFL score of 79 on the TOEFL iBT test is required. An invigilated written exam may be required. Other tests may be required at the discretion of the University College.

    Equivalent tests 

    International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test

    A minimum of 6.5 on the paper-based International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Module is required. Official IELTS test results must be forwarded to Booth University College.

    Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test

    A minimum score of 60 overall and 60 on each subject in the Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) assessment is required. Official CAEL test results must be forwarded to Booth University College.

    2) Approved waiver

    Under certain circumstances, students may request a waiver of the English language proficiency requirement. They will need to provide supporting documentation to show that one of the following conditions are met:

    A. Ten consecutive year(s) of residency in Canada that may include year(s) of study in Canada. The period of residency will be the time lapsed between the “Landed On” date on the “Record of Landing” document and the start of the program.

    B. Successful completion of a three-year secondary school program in Canada, or three year(s) of post-secondary education in Canada, or any combination of three successful calendar year(s) of secondary and post-secondary education in Canada.

    • Successful completion of secondary studies equates to meeting the entrance requirements of the University of Manitoba. Secondary education must include Grade 12 where appropriate and completion of five-course credits per year.
    • Successful completion of post-secondary education equates to a minimum completion of 72 credit hours or equivalent.

    C. Graduation from a Manitoba high school, with five credits at the Grade 12 level, which include two credits of English at the 40S level with an average grade of 75%.

    D. Graduation from a Canadian Curriculum secondary school (other than Manitoba curriculum) with a year 12 English Literature grade of 75% or higher.

    E. Achieved a grade of four or greater on the International Baccalaureate Higher Level English course, or a grade of four or greater on the Advanced Placement English examination (Language Composition; Literature and Composition).

    *Additionally, applicants can receive the waiver if they verify conditions equivalent to A, B or C listed above in a country where English is the primary language. Booth University College uses the exempt countries list of the University of Manitoba.

    Fee Information

    Tuition Fee

    CAD 12,960  / per-year

    Application Fee

    CAD 150 

    How to Apply

    1. Submit your application fee

    A $150 non-refundable application fee is required prior to receiving a link to your online International Student application.

    Booth UC partners with Flywire to streamline the international payment process. Flywire allows you to pay securely from any country and any bank, typically in your home currency. Flywire allows you to track your payments from start to finish, save on bank fees and exchange rates, and get multilingual customer support anytime. 

    Go to to begin the payment process for your application fee. If you have questions about making a payment please contact Admissions.

    2. Apply online

    Complete your online application using the link provided to you by email. You will receive this after your $150 non-refundable application fee is received by Booth UC.

    Note: If you’re applying to the Bachelor of Social Work degree program, applications are due April 30. Visit the Social Work degree program admission page for details.

    3. Arrange for official transcripts 

    Arrange for all of your official transcripts, including high school and college or university records, to be sent to Booth University College’s Admissions Office. Transcripts should be delivered unopened or sent directly from the issuing school to our Admissions Office.

    For applicants with a MyCreds account, you can share your digital documents with us by selecting the Share option “Send my documents to a registered organization” and then selecting the Booth University College in the Recipient field.

    4. Accept the offer of admission with a tuition deposit 

    When you’re offered admission to Booth University College, a letter of acceptance will be mailed to you. To confirm your acceptance, a non-refundable $500 tuition deposit will be required. Payment can be made using Flywire from your home country or by credit card if you are in Canada. 

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