Western’s eLearn Program provides online access to selected degree-credit level university courses for individuals who wish to pursue independent study, but are not interested in obtaining a Western degree, certificate or diploma at the present time. The eLearn Program will provide individuals with the exposure to degree-credit courses and will challenge them to expand and explore their own academic possibilities.
Students participating in Western’s eLearn Program will have the option to apply for admission into First-Entry Degree Credit Programs and obtain transfer credit for the courses taken in the eLearn program if they meet the Admission requirements specified at http://welcome.uwo.ca/.
Admission to the eLearn Program
Anyone interested in personal enrichment or professional development will be able to enrol in Western’s eLearn program. Students will be registered in Western Continuing Studies and upon completion of a course, will be eligible to request a Record of Academic Studies. While there are no formal entrance requirements, students must meet all entry requirements identified for their intended course of study.
Registration must be submitted via the Western Continuing Studies website http://wcs.uwo.ca/ by the first day of classes in each session.
Students currently pursuing certificate/diploma or degree level studies at Western will not be permitted to enrol concurrently in the eLearn Program.
Admission into Western First-Entry Degree Credit Programs
Students who have enrolled in Western eLearn courses and who wish to formally be admitted to first-entry degree programs at Western, must successfully complete the equivalent of 3.0 credits through Western eLearn and achieve an overall minimum average of 70% with no less than 60% in each course prior to admission consideration.
A formal application to Western University must be submitted through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) by the appropriate deadline. Admission is subject to the availability of spaces in the program(s) to which admission is being sought.
Applicants whose first language is not English are required to present proof of English proficiency according to Senate policy.
Applicants must fully disclose all previous education and submit associated official transcripts at the time of application to degree credit studies for purposes of admission and transfer credit assessment. Western reserves the right to verify any information provided as part of the application. If any information is determined to be false or misleading, concealed or withheld, or written by a third party, at the absolute discretion of Western, the application may be invalidated and could result in the immediate rejection or revocation of an offer of admission or registration.
Courses within the eLearn Program are offered online only. The current list of courses offered in the Program can be accessed at the Western Continuing Studies website: http://wcs.uwo.ca/public/category/programArea.do?method=load&selectedProgramAreaId=582665.
Students enrolled in the eLearn Program are expected to fulfil all requirements of the course, as described in the syllabus, and will be evaluated by the same criteria as degree-credit level students. Students will be subject to the Western Continuing Studies’ Policies and Procedures: http://wcs.uwo.ca/static/about/policy.jsp.