Ontario Tech University - Downtown Oshawa

Oshawa, Ontario | Public University | Established 2002

About us

Ontario Tech University (OTU) combines hands-on learning with innovative and relevant research in a technology-enriched learning environment. Graduates are prepared with the knowledge and skills needed to excel and lead in the evolving workplace. OTU is a vibrant academic community with outstanding support services and globally experienced faculty who challenge students to push their boundaries of thinking and learning.

OTU's innovative and unique undergraduate programs are designed to meet students' interests and career aspirations, along with the market-driven requirements of employers. When students graduate, they will have the critical thinking, innovative research and technological skills demanded by the world's leading employers.

With its foundation in technology, the sciences and professional practice, OTU advances the discovery and application of knowledge that accelerates economic growth, regional development and social innovation and inspires graduates who will continue to make an impact on the world. OTU's unique and technology-rich teaching and learning environment challenges students to push the boundaries of innovation and discovery and prepares graduates to excel in the global, knowledge-driven economy of the 21st century. At OTU, the possibilities are endless.

Why Ontario Tech University - Downtown Oshawa

Campus: Ontario Tech University - Downtown Oshawa is located in downtown Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, less than an hour outside of downtown Toronto. OTU - Downtown Oshawa is home to OTU's Faculty of Social Science and Humanities. OTU cultivates a dynamic learning environment for students by promoting social engagement, fostering critical thinking and integrating experiences inside and outside the classroom.

Facilities: OTU - Downtown Oshawa has multiple buildings that are centrally located. These buildings house a Student Life office, a library dedicated to the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, and other common areas for students and faculty.

Research: OTU has a mission to conduct research that creates knowledge, solves problems, results in economic and social innovation and engages students. Professors and students undertake research in a wide range of areas that include automotive design and engineering, business and information technology, computational science, alternative and sustainable energy, nuclear engineering, law enforcement, manufacturing, community/public health, to name just a few.

Values: OTU's values include integrity and respect; honesty and accountability; dedication to quality and intellectual rigour; and pursuit of innovation.


Courses Duration 1st Year Tuition Fees
Bachelor of Arts - Communication and Digital Media Studies 4 Year CAD 24,129
Bachelor of Arts - Criminology and Justice 4 Year CAD 24,129
Bachelor of Arts - Forensic Psychology 4 Year CAD 24,129
Bachelor of Arts - Legal Studies 4 Year CAD 24,129
Bachelor of Arts - Liberal Studies 4 Year CAD 24,129
Bachelor of Arts - Political Science 4 Year CAD 24,129
Bachelor of Arts - Psychology 4 Year CAD 24,129
English for Academic Purposes (North Oshawa Campus) 1 Year CAD 11,672

Admission Requirements


Passport [Front & Back Pages]

Birth Certificate

School Leaving Certificate

10th & 12th/Equivalent Educational Marksheets with transcripts. if any

English Proficiency Test Result

Passport Size Photograph

Intake Season & Deadlines

Fall Intake - September - Universities offers all the Courses to International students.

Winter Intake - January - Many Courses for students who missed fall intake.

Summer - April - Not all Universities offer courses in Spring Intake.

Courses Exams
Bachelors courses
    • Min TOEFL iBT: 83 (Min Reading: 20.0, Min Writing: 20.0, Min Listening: 20.0, Min Speaking: 19.0)
    • Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)
    • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 110
    • Min PTE overall: 58

For conditional admission, you are required to provide English proficiency scores:

    • Min TOEFL iBT: 32
    • Min IELTS overall: 4.5 (Min Listening: 4, Min Reading: 4, Min Speaking: 4, Min Writing: 4)
English Course
    • Min TOEFL iBT: 32
    • Min IELTS overall: 4.5 (Min Reading: 4.0, Min Writing: 4.0, Min Listening: 4.0, Min Speaking: 4.0)

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University City Oshawa, Ontario
Size of city Largest
Population of City 402,000
Wikipedia Link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Ontario_Institute_of_Technology

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