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Open Studies

Take a university course for personal interest. Explore your options before choosing the post-secondary program that is right for you. Get a head start on your university path. The Open Studies program at MacEwan University offers the flexibility you need.  

Open Studies offers university-level credit courses to


Enrolment limits: Effective Fall 2019

Enrolment limits apply. Students may enrol in a maximum of 6 credits per term and complete a maximum of 24 credits overall. Exemptions may be considered for exceptional circumstances, such as visiting students.


Easy enrolment

We have made it faster and easier to enrol in Open Studies courses. Just a few steps will get you started.

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Moving toward a post-secondary credential

If you are planning to pursue a MacEwan University certificate, diploma or degree program after your Open Studies experience, it is important to apply and meet admission requirements as soon as possible. Familiarize yourself with the admission requirements for your program of interest, especially those related to post-secondary credits. Most programs have a required minimum admission grade point average (AGPA) of 2.0 with 9 or more post-secondary credits.

Select your Open Studies courses according to the post-secondary program you plan to pursue. Review the Program of Study/Course List for your desired program to determine course suitability.

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University Preparation

If you need to improve high school grades or take high school courses to meet admission requirements for your program of choice, check out University Preparation offerings.