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Consecutive Bachelor of Education Students

Admission Information

Below you will find important admission and application information specifically for Trent Consecutive Bachelor of Education Students

The Bachelor of Education program is offered at the School of Education & Professional Learning at the Peterborough Symons campus.

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Program Information and Teaching Divisions

The two year, full-time Consecutive Bachelor of Education degree program prepares students to teach in either the Primary/Junior (Kindergarten - Grade 6) or Intermediate/Senior (Grades 7-12) divisions.

Primary/Junior Program (K-6)

While there are no specific prerequisites for the Primary/Junior program, applicants are encouraged to demonstrate a range of curriculum expertise in the subject areas listed below:

  • Arts (Dramatic, Musical, and/or Visual)
  • Computer Studies
  • English and/or French
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies (Geography, History)

Intermediate/Senior Program (7-12)

Trent University offers the following teaching subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Studies
  • Dramatic Arts
  • English
  • French (Second Language)
  • Geography
  • Health and Physical Education
  • History
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Visual Arts

All applicants are required to have:

  • five (5) full course equivalents in the first teaching subject, AND
  • three (3) full course equivalents in the second teaching subject.

Notes: French as a Second Language requires five full course equivalents as a first teaching subject, or four full credit equivalents as a second teaching subject.

Admission Requirements

Before submitting your application to TEAS on OUAC, ensure your application reflects the following:

  1. Academic Requirements - Applicants are required to have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, with a minimum 70% average on the last ten full course equivalents at the time of application.
  2. Related Experience - Selection of applicants is based upon equal weighting of academic achievement and related experience. Applicants must complete a Profile of Experience as part of the application process
  3. English Language Proficiency

Applicants should refer to the 2016 Bachelor of Education Applicant Handbook for further information.

Important Dates & Deadlines

September 2015

  • TEAS application opens

January 18, 2016

Deadline to submit:

  • TEAS application

January 22, 2016

Deadline to submit:

  • Official Transcripts
  • Profile of Experience
  • Equity Admission For (if applicable)
  • Official English Language test results (if applicable)

March 1, 2016

  • Offers of Admission released
  • Applicants may view and respond to Offers online

April 29, 2016

  • Degree requirements and courses to be used towards teaching subjects must be completed

July 1, 2016

  • Final official transcripts stating degree completion must be received

How to Apply

Apply Online

All applications for undergraduate studies at Trent University must go through Teacher Education Application Service (TEAS).

Required Documents

Applicants must submit the following documents by the deadlines listed above:

  • TEAS Application
  • Transcripts
  • Profile of Experience
  • Equity Admission (if applicable)
  • Proof of Proficiency in English (if applicable)

Refer to the 2016 Bachelor of Education Applicant Handbook for further information.  

Equity Admissions

Trent University is committed to social justice and encourages applications from persons traditionally under‑represented in the teaching profession. Applicants who are persons of Indigenous heritage, persons of a visible minority and/or persons with a disability may apply for equity admission in the Bachelor of Education Program.

Please submit a completed form (if applicable) online on your myTrent portal.

For questions regarding Equity Admission, please contact educationadmissions@trentu.ca.