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Second-entry Program

A second entry degree is a term used for an academic degree that requires at minimum 1-3 years of pre-requisite university courses for admission.

(Clark et al., 2009)

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It is most commonly used to refer to first professional degree programs in Canada and the United States. E.g. – University of Toronto: Dentistry, Education, Law, Medical Radiation Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy (“some University preparation is required for the programs listed”).

References


Clark, Ian D.; Moran, Greg; Skolnik, Michael L.; Trick, David. Academic Transformation: The Forces Reshaping Higher Education in Ontario. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 2009.
     
Second-entry Program

A second entry degree is a term used for an academic degree that requires at minimum 1-3 years of pre-requisite university courses for admission.

(Clark et al., 2009)

---------------------------------

It is most commonly used to refer to first professional degree programs in Canada and the United States. E.g. – University of Toronto: Dentistry, Education, Law, Medical Radiation Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy (“some University preparation is required for the programs listed”).

References


Clark, Ian D.; Moran, Greg; Skolnik, Michael L.; Trick, David. Academic Transformation: The Forces Reshaping Higher Education in Ontario. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 2009.

Approved for glossaryposting by Ben Eisen on December 5, 2010


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