AMESF-DP American Sign Language-English Interpretation

Admission Requirements

If your academic history includes any of the following, please visit me.rrc.mb.ca/Catalogue/Information/MyEducation for important information: post-secondary studies at an institution other than Red River College; Modified (M), English as an Additional Language (E), or GED high school courses; or home schooling.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS ARE DUE WITHIN 30 DAYS OF APPLYING (unless otherwise noted below).

Before applying and submitting your letter of intent, you must ensure you qualify for admission at both Red River College and the University of Manitoba.

Annual application deadline:  April 1

Regular Admission Requirements

  1. Deaf Studies Certificate

    • Submit proof of graduation from or enrolment in :
      • RRC's ASL and Deaf Studies program with:
        - an average grade of B (70%) in ASL 1 and ASL 2
        - a minimum grade of B (70%) in ASL 3
        - a minimum of C+ in Introduction to Linguistics (LING 1200)
        or
      • Another interpretation program (applicant must meet with the DSP program coordinator to determine DSP equivalence)
    • If you provide proof of enrolment at time of application, your official final grades indicating successful completion must be submitted by July 15 for fall enrolment or by the deadline specified in your admission letter
    • Post-secondary transcripts must have been issued within 6 months prior to your application date, and submitted in a sealed envelope directly from the post-secondary institution.
    • If you are required to complete an English language assessment, do not submit your transcripts until requested to do so.  See English Language Requirements (ELRs) for more information.
      and
  2. English Language Requirements (ELRs)
    • Have you successfully completed the equivalent of three years of full-time secondary (high school) education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country where English was the language of instruction? To view a list of ELR exempt countries click here.
      • If yes, you meet English language requirements. Submit your transcripts for verification purposes.
        or
      • If no, you are required to submit proof of meeting an English language requirements option.  If you choose to complete an English language assessment, review this program's approved assessments and required levels.
        or
      • If you completed all of your education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country in English but did not complete three years of high school, submit your transcripts for review.
        and
  3. Letter of Intent
    • Submit a letter of intent to enrol in the program
    • Submit to Program Coordinator, AEIP, Red River College, Room E102, Building E, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, MB  R3H 0J
      and
  4. Diagnostic English Assessment
    • Participate in a diagnostic English assessment, administered by Red River College
    • This item is not due within 30 days of applying and will be requested by the College at a later date
      and
  5. Portfolio
    • Preparation of a portfolio
    • Details will be provided at an information session
    • This item is not due within 30 days of applying and will be requested by the College at a later date
      and
  6. Interview
    • Attend an interview with a program advisor
    • This item is not due within 30 days of applying and will be requested by the College at a later date
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