Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Diploma in Urban Planning and GIS to Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Mohawk College
Science and Engineering Technology
Program Area
Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
Program Title
Urban and Regional Planning Technician - Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Ryerson University
Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Program Area
Community, Social Services/Social Work/Interventions
Program Title
Urban and Regional Planning

Contact Procedures

Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment

Ryerson University

350 Victoria Street

Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2K3

Telephone: 416-979-5036


Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

Ryerson University will periodically review this transfer pathway, making amendments as appropriate. Students enrolled at the time of any change shall be allowed to complete their degree based on the original terms of their offer of admission to Ryerson University.  While every effort is made to ensure accuracy on this site, in the event of a discrepancy, Ryerson's current Undergraduate Calendar(s) is the official reference document.

Eligibility for Pathway

Graduation from the Urban and Regional Planning Technician-Geographic Information Systems Diploma from Mohawk College or the GIS and Urban Planning Diploma from Fanshawe College with a minimum of a B / 3.0 average overall is required for admission consideration.


Qualified applicants must successfully complete a 75 hour, three-week Spring/Summer intensive block course (CVUP 100) which is offered through The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education. Students must complete CVUP 100 prior to their entry into the program.

Credit transfer

This is a specially-designed Degree Completion program for graduates of acceptable diploma programs. Graduation from a relevant public Ontario College Diploma program is required for admission and graduates must complete 25 one-term course equivalents to qualify for this Bachelor's Degree.

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

Students must complete 25 courses.

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

The program is a two-year degree completion program.

Credential(s) to be granted on successful completion of all required components

Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (BURPI)

Ryerson University degrees are equivalent to the Honours degree required for admission consideration for graduate studies and professional programs.

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