In addition to the general CityU application, the Master of Counselling program in BC requires the following supplemental application materials to review your candidacy. For each of the following, please download the form or instructions, complete it, print it and upload it using the fields below. This will ensure your documents are received in a timely way. If you have difficulty with the upload process, you can submit your materials via email to BCAdmissions@CityU.edu or via postal mail to:
City University in Canada
Attention: International Admissions
789 W. Pender Street, Suite 310
Vancouver, BC V6C 1H2
Please note: We require an official transcript (Original or certified copies of diplomas) with certified English translations in addition to the supplemental documents listed below.
Candidates for the Master of Counselling program must have completed undergraduate coursework showing the fundamental knowledge in each of the areas of Learning, Cognition, Personality and Human Development. These fundamentals may be covered in any combination/number of courses. For example, if you took one course that included the topic of Learning and Cognition and one course that included the topics of Personality and Human Development, you have probably met this requirement with these two courses.
Please use the attached form to detail the courses that you believe meet these qualifications. You will also need to upload your unofficial transcript for verification.
The writing sample is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your writing skill and to briefly describe your professional goals and personal values. Reflection on these topics also begins the process of self-exploration that will continue throughout the program. Please download the guidelines for this 4-6 page essay.
Due to the nature of the Master of Counselling program, we need to collect some background information. Please complete this background questionnaire.
City University requires three professional references for the Master of Counselling program. Please download the reference form and send it to each of your references. Your references can either email the form back to us directly at BCAdmissions@cityu.edu or you can upload the completed forms here.
Proof of English Proficiency
If your undergraduate degree was earned outside the recognized universities: Canada, USA, UK, NZ, Australia, Ireland), please submit proof of English proficiency.
Current bank statement
Current bank statement (of sponsor's, if applicable) covering living and tuition expenses for the first year.
Copy of the ID page of your passport.
Copy of Study Permit and/or any other official document issued by Canadian authorities.
Only if applicable.