Admissions

Environmental Design Program (ED)

**Please note upcoming changes for the Fall 2019 intake**

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Eligibility requirements:


To be considered for admission into the Bachelor of Environmental Design Program an applicant must have completed 30 credit hours of university-level coursework with an overall minimum adjusted grade point average of 2.50.

The Applicant Information Bulletin (ED) is required reading for all applicants. It provides a comprehensive look at the Environmental Design Program’s admission requirements and processes.
     
        Applicant Information Bulletin 2018 - 2019
     **Upcoming changes for the Fall 2019 intake

**Requirements for students seeking entry to the program as of Fall 2019

REQUIRED COURSES
COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS MIN. GRADE
EVDS 1600 Introduction to Environmental Design 3 C+
EVDS 1602 Visual Literacy 3 C+
EVDS 1680 Environmental Technology 3 C+
University Written English Course 1 3 C
University Mathematics Course 1 3 C
Open Electives 2 15 C
TOTAL REQUIRED CREDIT HOURS               30 

*Note 1: Students must satisfy the University Written English (W) and Mathematics Course (M) at the 1000 level or higher.

*NOTE 2: EVDS 1660 History of Culture, Ideas and Environment and EVDS 1670 History of Culture, Ideas and Environment 2 MUST be completed as part of the degree program prior to, or after admission to the ED program. Students should be aware that EVDS 1670 is a prerequisite for EVDS 2600 Tectonic precedent. It is highly recommended that students take EVDS 1660 and EVDS 1670 in their first 30 credit hours of study.

Students must also meet the University of Manitoba’s English Language Proficiency requirements. Students applying from outside the University of Manitoba may wish to contact us for more information about courses transferring with regard to our eligibility requirements.

Applicant Categories

Please refer to the Applicant Information Bulletin (ED) for more information.
 
        Applicant Information Bulletin 2018 - 2019
     **Upcoming changes for the Fall 2019 intake

Regular Applicant Category


Students applying under the Regular Applicant Category will be admitted through a tiered admissions process according to their AGPA. No portfolio is required.


Canadian Indigenous Category


Canadian Indigenous people that have met the minimum eligibility requirements but who may not be competitive in the Regular Applicant Category may wish to apply under the Canadian Indigenous Category.

A Sub-Committee of the Faculty will consider applicants in this category on an individual basis. The Sub-Committee will have Canadian Indigenous representation. The characteristics that will be considered when evaluating Canadian Indigenous applicants will include such factors as life history, work experience, community service, and maturity.

Canadian Indigenous Category Applicants will be required to submit:

• A typed autobiographical sketch
• Three References
• Creative Portfolio

Portfolio Guidelines are available on the online application and the Applicant Information Bulletin.

Links are available to “Start a New Application” and for “Returning Users” on the Undergraduate Admissions, Application to Environmental Design page at http://www.umanitoba.ca/student/admissions/application/programs/architecture-application.html


Special Consideration Category

Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents that have met the minimum eligibility requirements but who may not be competitive under the Regular Applicant Category, may wish to apply under the Special Consideration Category. Students in this Category may fall into one of two subcategories.

1. Students who have academic records that are not a true reflection of their academic and intellectual merit because of exceptional circumstances (ex. health issues, family matters, etc.). Students applying under this subcategory are required to submit:

• A typed autobiographical sketch
• Three References
• Creative Portfolio


2. Applicants that have been employed for three-years or more in a related field and display attributes which give an indication of potential contribution to the discipline. Students applying under this subcategory are required to submit:

• A typed autobiographical sketch
• Three References
• A Creative Portfolio


Confidential Evaluation Forms, Portfolio Guidelines and Supplemental Application Forms for Canadian Indigenous category and special consideration category are available on the online ApplyYourself application.

Links are available to “Start a New Application” and for “Returning Users” on the Undergraduate Admissions, Application to Environmental Design page at http://www.umanitoba.ca/student/admissions/application/programs/architecture-application.html