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Admission for September 2013 - International Baccalaureate Students

The values listed below are not the grades that will be required for admission in September 2014. Rather, they are the lowest grades used for admission for September 2013; grades that are equal to or better than those listed do not guarantee admission for September 2014. Admission to McGill is competitive and subject to availability of space. As such, minimum grades for entry may fluctuate up or down in any given year.

Students applying on the basis of the IB Diploma are expected to present predicted results of ‘5’ or better in each HL and SL subject as well as school grades during the IB program which support the predictions. Most programs will have higher minimum requirements. SL Math Studies is not acceptable for programs where math is a prerequisite. A maximum of 30 credits of advanced standing may be granted for the International Baccalaureate Diploma based on Higher Level results of ‘5’ or better.

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School grades must support the predictions.

Faculty or School Admission Minima Prerequisites
Agricultural and Environmental
Science

All B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.) programs

Bioresource Engineering (B.Eng.(Bioresource))

Concurrent B.Sc. (B.Sc.(F.Sc.)/B.Sc.(Nutr.Sc.))

Food Science (B.Sc.(F.Sc.))


30 subject points; 5 in each math & science.


Mathematics and two of Biology, Chemistry or Physics,
at Higher or Standard Level.
Architecture, School of (B.Sc. Arch.) *
NOTE: The decision to admit also takes into account the portfolio ranking.
37 subject points; 6 in each math & science. Mathematics, Chemistry and
Physics at Higher or Standard Level; at least one at HL
Arts (B.A.) 33 subject points. No specific prerequisites
Arts and Science (B.A.&Sc.) 34 subject points; 5 (with at least one 6) in each math & science Mathematics and two of
Biology, Chemistry or Physics, at Higher or Standard Level.

Dietetics and Human Nutrition,
School of (B.Sc. Nutr.Sc.) ⊕
Dietetics

Nutrition

33 subject points; 5 (with at least one 6) in each math & science

30 subject points; 5 in each math & science.


Mathematics and two of Biology,
Chemistry or Physics,
at Higher or Standard Level.
Education (B.Ed.)
Kindergarten/Elementary Education
Physical Education
Secondary Education
TESL *

Kinesiology (B.Sc. (Kinesiology))


30 subject points.

30 subject points; 5 in each math & science


No specific prerequisites




Mathematics and two of Biology,
Chemistry or Physics,
at Higher or Standard Level.
Engineering (B.Eng.)
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Electrical, Computer & Software Engineering
Mining & Materials Engineering


39 subject points; 6 in each math & science


33 subject points; 5 (with at least one 6) in each math & science


Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics at Higher or Standard Level
Management (B.Com.) 34 subject points; HL Math with 5 in HL Math or 6 in SL Math; 33 subject points if HL Math 6 or better Higher or Standard Level Mathematics
Nursing, School of (B.Sc.(N.)) 30 subject points; 5 in ea. math and science. Mathematics and two of Biology,
Chemistry or Physics,
at Higher or Standard Level.
Science (B.Sc.)
Biological, Biomedical and Life Sciences Group
Microbiology and Immunology

Physical, Earth, Math and Computer Sciences Group


37 subject points; 6 in each math & science.

34 subject points; 5 (with at least one 6) in each math & science


Mathematics and two of Biology,
Chemistry or Physics,
at Higher or Standard Level.
Social Work, School of (B.S.W.) ** 30 subject points. No specific prerequisites

The Schulich School of Music has its own admission office. Please contact them directly for more information.
⊕ Macdonald Campus
* Additional documentation is required. Architecture applicants must submit a portfolio; TESL applicants must pass a language test.
** A resumé, a personal statement, and letters of recommendation must also be submitted in support of the application.

Detailed information on specific prerequisites required can be found on our website.

Please visit www.mcgill.ca/applying to apply online.