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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 Business School logo and photo of two student walking through the Ivey Business School building 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 this unique program, 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.
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Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry logo and a photo of a male student in scrubsSchulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has helped produce 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.
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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. The two-year Bachelor of Education (BEd) degree has been purposefully designed to address current needs in education and prepare graduates to become educational leaders on a global scale.
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Female student in a Law libraryWestern Law

Western Law has a proud tradition of producing great leaders in many fields. 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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