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Please do not make travel arrangements to leave Montreal prior to the scheduled end of any examination period.

  • Examinations: Schedules, Information about Conflicts, Deferred and Supplemental exams
  • Note: Students who have a scheduled examination during a Field Experience must take the exam as scheduled and inform the Office of Student Teaching and their cooperating teacher.

Undergraduate Programs in Education

    The Academic Units of the Faculty of Education offer a variety of programs leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology). Refer to the eCalendar for the most up-to-date program information.

    Bachelor of Education

    This program consists of academic and professional courses, as well as studies in pedagogy and educational foundations. Students must complete a minimum of five years of study (150 credits) in order to be eligible for a BEd degree.

    English Language Requirement

    English Exam for Teacher Certification (EETC) (Course Number EDEC 215 / EDTL 515)

    The Quebec Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS), and the Faculty of Education require that all students in teacher education programs demonstrate their proficiency in the language of instruction. To fulfil this obligation, all students newly admitted into Year 1 of the BEd programs (except TFSL) are required to write the English Exam for Teacher Certification (EETC) during the fall term of their first year in the program.

    FAQ - Programs and Courses

    Q: What programs are offered by the Faculty of Education?

    The Faculty of Education offers three different kinds of programs.

    • Undergraduate Programs: For those wishing to become teachers, the Faculty offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Education (BEd) degree. A graduate degree leading to teacher certification is also offered. For those already holding a university degree, advanced standing may be given in the BEd programs.

    Advising for Currently Registered Students

    Registration for the coming academic year opens in March. For program advising dates and information please refer to:

    Advanced Standing for Currently Registered Students

    Transfer credits are academic credits awarded for courses completed at accredited schools which can be counted towards your McGill degree.

    Note: Students should note that a minimum of 60 credits must be completed at McGill in order to qualify for a McGill degree.

    For more detailed information refer to:

    Registration for Newly Admitted Students

    Important Notice for all Students

    • Students are responsible for being aware of all regulations and deadlines as published in the eCalendar and aware of deadlines as published at Important Dates.
    • Undergraduate  programs in the Faculty of Education are full time (normally 4 or 5 courses per term). Students are not permitted to attend part time.
    • Classes are normally held between 8:25 and 5:25.

    Faculty of Education Room Booking Services

      Please be sure to make room booking requests at least three working days in advance of the date that the room is required.

      In order to use a classroom in any building on campus during the fall, winter and summer sessions, Education staff and students must submit a Room Request Form. This form is also to be used by non-Education students booking a room for an activity related to an Education course.