Graduate Diploma courses
Graduate Diploma program students complete a 30-credit schedule of courses which includes a minimum of 1 required Graduate Diploma research course and 12-24 complementary courses chosen in consultation with the student's advisor.
Required - research course(s) - 6-18 credits
Graduate Diploma program students complete a minimum of 1 of the following Graduate Diploma research-oriented courses:
Note: Courses with numbers ending in D1 and D2 are taught in two consecutive terms (most commonly in Fall and Winter) and designed to be taken over two terms. For credit to be given for D1 and D2 courses, students must register for and complete both components successfully in consecutive terms.
NB: All research proposals require approval.
Complementary - 12-24 credits
The remaining credits are chosen in consultation with the student's advisor from any other SIS courses with the exception of: GLIS 646, GLIS 647, GLIS 689, GLIS 694, GLIS 69
Please see the comprehensive SIS course list. Note: Not all courses are offered every year. Some elective courses are offered in alternate years.
External Course Credit
Up to 15 credits may be taken outside the School in other McGill graduate programs that students are qualified to enter. Students may take no more than one-third of the course credits at another university. External courses are subject to prior approval of the student's advisor and the Director.