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The broad perspective of the discipline of geography requires that our courses be taught in a variety of ways, ranging from large lecture halls to small seminars, from physical labs to computer labs, and from local, short field courses to condensed courses taught in the Arctic or Barbados, through to full terms field study semesters in Panama and Africa. Please select a link to see the course website. Course availability for a particular term can be found on Minerva

Honours Program

Honours co-ordinators for 2014-2015: Profs. Natalie Oswin and Sarah Turner. email:natalie [dot] oswin [at] mcgill [dot] ca or sarah [dot] turner [at] mcgill [dot] ca

For all advising about entering the Honours Program, contact Michelle Maillet, advisor [dot] geog [at] mcgill [dot] ca or call (514) 398-4304, Room 323 Burnside Hall.

Graduate Recruitment

The links below describe the current graduate study opportunities offered by faculty members. Some faculty, however, may be willing to supervise independent student research related to their areas of study. In all cases, however, students should contact an appropriate faculty member before submitting an application for graduate study. 

Geography Graduate Program

The Department of Geography offers a graduate program leading to a Master’s of Arts (MA), a Master’s of Science (MSc), and a doctorate (Ph.D.). We only accept full-time students; part-time status is not an option.


Seminar Series 2014-2015

GeoSpectives is the lecture series hosted by the Department of Geography. Talks are in Burnside Hall, Room 426, on Mondays or Wednesdays, unless otherwise stated. 

Departmental Fellowships

The department awards several fellowships to its current graduate students, and will solicit applications from students at the appropriate times.

Rathlyn Fellowship in Geography

$2,500 annually (minimum), renewable once at the master's level and twice at the doctoral level.

Established in 1986, the fellowship is available to graduate students whose research involves GIS and may be shared by more than one applicant.

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