Programs Requiring Prior University Study

You must complete university study before you can apply to the following programs.

To find programs that require you to complete college study before you can apply, view Collaborative University and College Programs.

4 Prior Study Programs

Compressed Nursing

Trent University


Accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, Trent's BScN offers aspiring nurses the option of pursuing either a collaborative or compressed degree with an emphasis on a holistic approach to healthcare, spanning a variety of nursing contexts.

Learn at Trent's state-of-the-art Life and Health Sciences facility, home to simulation labs that include the leading-edge Clinical Simulation Learning Centre, a maternal/child and community care simulation space. Develop a strong understanding of social justice and political advocacy in the health care environment by choosing courses with topics ranging from aging to mental health, Indigenous communities, and rural and women's health.

The compressed 28-month BScN degree is a fast-track program for students who have completed at least 2 years of an undergraduate degree.

Geographical Information Systems

Trent University


Geographical Information Systems is a collaborative program with Fleming College. It is available to students in the Honours BSc or BA program at Trent University in Geography or in Environmental & Resource Science.

Students admitted to the program register as full-time Fleming College students during the third year of their Honours program at Trent.

Interested students should consult with the Chair(s) of the appropriate department or programs at Trent.

Post-graduate certificate in Human Resource Management

Trent University

Certificate and Diploma Programs

The postgraduate certificate in Human Resource Management (HRM) is designed for students who wish to learn how HRM contributes positively to both organizations and the people who work for them.

This exceptional program is ideally suited to new graduates seeking further specialization, or working professionals wishing to further develop their understanding of human resource management, develop new talent, drive organizational change and become a true HR leader.

Complete this professional certificate program in as little as 8 months of full-time studies, or part-time in 2 years, after you complete your undergraduate degree.

Post-graduate certificate in Marketing & Entrepreneurship

Trent University

Certificate and Diploma Programs

Trent's Marketing & Entrepreneurship post-graduate certificate program will help you develop your business acumen and better prepare you for a rewarding career in marketing, sales, product development or brand management.

This exciting career-boosting professional program can be completed in as little as 8 months of full-time studies, or part-time in 2 years, after you complete your undergraduate degree.