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Second-Entry Programs

Some specialized programs at Western do not begin in first year and require two to four years of university study prior to entry. These include Business Administration, Dentistry, Education, Law, Medicine and Social Work. These programs require certain university prerequisites, admission or aptitude tests, interviews and supplementary information depending on the program. Once admitted the length of study for second-entry professional undergraduate programs may take anywhere from one to four years of additional university study depending on the program.

Ivey students Ivey Business School

Ivey is recognized as one of the top business management schools in Canada and around the world. Ivey’s Honors Business Administration (HBA) degree gives you an unmatched combination of academic excellence and outstanding opportunity. Through the unique Ivey HBA Program experience, you will not only learn what every manager needs to know – you will also develop the confidence, expertise and skills to take your career wherever you want it to go. You can apply for conditional admission to Ivey during your last year of secondary school as part of the Ivey Advanced Entry Opportunity.
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Schulich studentsSchulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has educated generations of physicians, dentists, scholars and scientists whose collective work has transformed the practice of medicine and dentistry, here in Canada and around the world. The School is recognized as a world leader in education and research, and for the development of unique academic, public and professional partnerships. With more than 2,000 working faculty members within 21 departments, the School educates more than 3,000 students and learners, annually.
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Three female students with a male professor looking at a iPadFaculty of Education

Develop the habits of mind, hand and heart that define passionate teachers and leaders in education at a university that consistently offers one of Canada’s best student experiences. The two-year Bachelor of Education (BEd) degree has been designed to address current needs in education and prepare graduates to become educational leaders on a global scale.
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Law studentsWestern Law

Western Law has a proud tradition of producing great leaders in many fields. We form a collegial and dynamic community, committed to the success of our students and faculty. In addition to our challenging and innovative curriculum, you can participate in many clinical programs, advocacy competitions and intensive seminars, which will hone your legal reasoning and practical skills.
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Male and female student sitting outside talking to a male professorSchool of Social Work (King's University College)

The mission of the School of Social work is to provide a learning environment characterized by excellence in social work education directed toward developing and fostering principled and competent professional practitioners, at both the beginning and advanced levels, who recognize the interrelatedness of human needs, social structures and oppressive conditions in their work with diverse populations.
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