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Alberta High School Diploma
UQ subject prerequisite 
Subject equivalent (50 per cent – min pass – level 30 subjects only) 
English 
 English 30 
Mathematics A 
 Pure Mathematics 
Mathematics B 
 Mathematics 31 (Mathematics 30 & lower are not acceptable) 
Physics 
 Physics 30 
Chemistry 
 Chemistry 30 
Biology 
 Biology 30 
British Columbia Senior Secondary School Graduation Diploma
UQ subject prerequisite 
Subject equivalent (50 per cent – min pass – prior to 2005: Provincially Examinable) 
English 
 English 
 Application of Mathematics 

Mathematics B 
 Mathematics 
Mathematics C 
 Calculus 12 
Physics 
 Physics 
Chemistry 
 Chemistry 
Biology 
 Biology 
Ontario Secondary School Diploma
UQ subject prerequisite 
Subject equivalent (Ontario Academic Courses – OACs) 
English 
 English 
Mathematics B 
 Algebra & Calculus 
Physics 
 Physics 
Chemistry 
 Chemistry 
Biology 
 Biology 
Nova Scotia High School Completion Certificate
UQ subject prerequisite 
Subject equivalent (50 per cent – min pass) 
English 
 English 
Mathematics A 
 Mathematics 12 
UQ subject prerequisite 
Subject equivalent (A Level – D. O and AS Level – C) 
English 
 English Language or English Literature (A or AS Level) 
Mathematics A 
 Mathematics (GCSE/O Level) 
Mathematics B 
 Mathematics (A or AS Level) 
Mathematics C 
 Mathematics (A Level) 
Physics 
 Physics (A or AS Level) 
Chemistry 
 Chemistry (A or AS Level) 
Biology 
 Biology (A or AS Level) 
UQ subject prerequisite 
Subject equivalent (3 = min pass. 4 required for English) 
English 
 English Language (Grade of 4 required) 
Mathematics A 
 Mathematics Compulsory 
Mathematics B 
 Mathematics Compulsory plus Ext Module 1 (Calculus & Statistics)* 
Mathematics C 
 Mathematics Compulsory plus Ext Module 2 (Algebra & Calculus)* 
Physics 
 Physics 
Chemistry 
 Chemistry 
Biology 
 Biology 
+ Combined Science may be used to meet one of either Physics or Chemistry. Please contact UQ Admissions if the program has both Physics and Chemistry prerequisites.
* Applicants must gain a grade of 3 in each relevant module to meet the mathematics prerequisite (e.g. you must gain a minimum grade of 3 in both the compulsory module AND the extension module to meet the equivalent requirements of Mathematics B).
All India Senior School Cert (XII) Central Board of Secondary Education
UQ subject prerequisite 
Subject equivalent (C1/5/5060%; C2/6 4050%; D/7/3540%) 
English 
 English 
Mathematics B 
 Mathematics 
Mathematics C 
 Mathematics 
Physics 
 Physics 
Chemistry 
 Chemistry 
Biology 
 Biology 
UQ subject prerequisite 
Subject equivalent (HL subs: 3 = pass, SL subs: 4 = pass) 
English 
 English B (HL/SL) 
Mathematics A 
 Mathematical Studies (SL) 
Mathematics B 
 Mathematics (HL/SL) 
Mathematics C 
 Mathematics (HL) 
Physics 
 Physics (HL or SL) 
Chemistry 
 Chemistry (HL or SL) 
Biology 
 Biology (HL or SL) 
UQ subject prerequisite 
Subject equivalent (D1 or better – since 1992) 
English 
 English 
Mathematics B 
 Mathematics (Ordinary Level) 
UQ subject prerequisite 
Subject equivalent (Achieved= 2.0) 
English 
 English 
Mathematics A 
 Pre 2014: Statistics & Modelling 
Mathematics B 
 Pre 2014: Mathematics with Calculus 
Physics 
 Physics 
Chemistry 
 Chemistry 
Biology 
 Biology 
UQ subject prerequisite 
Subject equivalent (4 or 50 per cent = min pass) 
English 
 English (Home Lang) 
Mathematics B 
 Mathematics 
Physics 
 Physical Science 
Chemistry 
 Physical Science 
Biology 
 Life Sciences 
UQ subject prerequisite 
Subject equivalent (Advanced Placement – AP – min grade = 3) 
English 
 English (AP) 
Mathematics B 
 Calculus (AP) (all levels i.e. – AB, BC, etc) 
Physics 
 Physics (AP) 
Chemistry 
 Chemistry (AP) 
Biology 
 Biology/ Biological Science (AP) 
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