Applicants from Burkina Faso
Are you a student in Burkina Faso interested in attending university in Canada? Check the admissions requirements and the minimum diploma required to study at Université Laval.
To be admitted to an undergraduate program at Université Laval, you must hold a pre-university diploma attesting to 13 years of education.
If you do not meet these requirements, you may be required to complete qualifying courses at Université Laval before starting your program. The qualifying courses are available for unlimited enrolment programs only.
To be admitted to a graduate program, you must hold the minimum diploma required and meet the admission requirements for your particular degree program.
Minimum required diploma to be admitted to UL
|Degree you wish to obtain||Minimum required diploma from Burkina Faso||Years of study|
|Advanced graduate diploma (DESS)
|Licence, Diplôme d'ingénieur, Maîtrise||16-18|
|Doctorate (PhD)||Diplôme d'études approfondies (DEA), diplôme d'études supérieures spécialisées (DESS), if the total years of education corresponds to at least 18 years||17-18|
Doctor of medicine degree and a residency program
|Confirmation of doctor of medicine degree with Collège des médecins du Québec (CMQ)|
Program-specific admission requirements
Some programs have specific admission criteria. Above-average results, a minimum level of French proficiency*, and preselection of a graduate research supervisor are among the possible requirements. View the official program descriptions* to confirm your eligibility.
Limited enrolment* and limited space programs* also have specific admission requirements to consider.
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