We have designated up to 7 spots for international students who have fulfilled the necessary admission requirements. We will consider international applicants with a sub-GPA (as calculated by ORPAS) of 3.4.
To be considered, you must complete all the requirements listed on the MPT Admission website.
International applicants may apply through OPRAS if they choose; however they are not required to do so. If you would prefer to apply directly to the program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Official transcripts must be sent directly from the originating academic institution. Official English translations must be completed by a certified translator and must be provided for all non-English documentation submitted.
Transcripts must be evaluated for equivalency. You are required to submit your international transcript to WES for evaluation. Both the original transcript and WES evaluation must be submitted. You are responsible for any incurred costs in obtaining the WES evaluation.
Original transcripts sent to WES from your home university must also be submitted.
If English is not your first language and you have not completed a 4-year degree at an English language institution, you must provide evidence of English-language proficiency; the IELTS is required.
You must have a minimum IELTS of 8.0 in both the writing section and the overall score to be considered for an offer without conditions.
English BOOST Program through the Western English Language Centre.
You must upload the official test results report to your application, and request that the testing agency send a report directly to the School of Physical Therapy at Western University. Western must receive your IELTS test scores by the application deadline.
If, after admission, you show an inadequate command of spoken or written English, you must improve your proficiency to the satisfaction of the MPT Program, School of Physical Therapy. We may ask you to withdraw from the program if your command of English interferes with your ability to meet course and program progression requirements, including courses involving clinical placements in professional health care facilities.
The top applicants will be invited to participate in an interview. The interview is for applicants to meet the Admissions Committee, learn more about the program and ask any questions they may have about coming to Western. This interview will make use of video conferencing software like Zoom.
Previous international students have recommended that students who are new to Canada arrive by July 1st to prepare for their time in the program. All international students should complete the International Student Orientation for Graduate Students offered through Western’s International & Exchange Student Centre as soon as they are able. You must present your Study Permit to the School of Physical Therapy by September 1, 2024.