What you need to study with us. 

Here you will find lots of useful information for students from Canada including entry and English language requirements, scholarships and funding information, and where you can meet our representatives in-country.

Have a specific question in mind? Contact our International Student Advice team.  We also run regular webinar sessions to help get you ready for life in Suffolk. 

For entry onto an undergraduate degree, applicants are required to have one of the following qualifications:

  • Alberta/New Brunswick/Newfoundland and Labrador/North West Territories/Nova Scotia/Prince Edward Island/Saskatchewan/Yukon Territory - Minimum of 65% in 5 grade 12 courses
  • British Colombia - 5 Bs in 5 grade 12 subjects
  • Manitoba - Minimum of 65% in at least five 300-level grade 12 subjects
  • Nunavut - 65% in five grade 12 courses numbered 30 or 31
  • Ontario - 65% in 6 U or M grade 12 courses
  • Quebec - Diplôme d'Études Collégiales with a minimum of 65% overall average.

For entry onto a postgraduate course, applicants are required to have one of the following:

  • Four-year bachelor’s degree
  • Three-year Baccalauréat or Bachelier degree with a GPA of 2.5

If English is not your first language, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability as part of your application. 

The most commonly known assessments for this that we accept are; 

  • IELTS (Academic/UKVI) 
  • Cambridge English 
  • Pearson (Academic) 
  • TOFEL (iBT) 

Please see our English Language page for further details of requirements for your course. 

The University of Suffolk works with educational agencies in Canada who will be able to guide you through your application to study at the University of Suffolk. We currently work with the following agency:


To reward high calibre candidates, we are offering a range of generous scholarships to international fee-paying students joining us in the 2024/25 academic year.

View all our scholarships