Department of Anthropology
Across its sub-disciplines (archeology and socio-cultural, legal, psychological and medical anthropology), anthropologists study the variety of human experiences, past and present, and how these experiences are shaped by historical, cultural, and material practices.
Department of Art History and Communication Studies
Art History & Communication Studies embraces the interdisciplinary and transcultural study of art, culture and communications, and the technologies of information, image, and sound through a broad range of historical and theoretical approaches.
McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is the centre for Canadian, Quebec and Indigenous Studies programs at McGill University, and hosts a variety of public events exploring matters of interest to Canadians.
Department of East Asian Studies
Study the languages and cultures of China, Japan and Korea, exploring questions of media, gender, religion, archaeology and critical theory, and topics from Buddhist art to Japanese Anime, from Korean cinema to Chinese sci-fi.
Department of Economics
Economics students learn about issues central to the well-being of societies. Our department provides a high quality of education at all levels, offered by scholars of international reputation and in the company of excellent students from around the world.
Department of English
The Department of English at McGill is unique in that its undergraduate program brings together three different but related areas of study: Literature, Drama and Theatre, and Cultural Studies.
French Language Centre
Le Centre d’enseignement du français (CEF) de la Faculté des arts est une unité académique qui offre des cours de français langue seconde crédités aux étudiants inscrits aux programmes réguliers des 1er, 2e et 3e cycles.
Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies
The IGSF supports research, teaching and outreach activities in gender, sexuality and feminist studies to produce knowledge that is accessible to the public, in dialogue with local communities, and directed to a more just world.
Department of History and Classical Studies
One of the largest History departments in Canada, we support instruction and research across the periods of history and regions of the globe. Classical Studies offers training in ancient Greek and Roman languages, literature history and culture.
School of Information Studies
We seek to find better ways to organize, access, disseminate, use, and preserve information and recorded knowledge. Our expertise spans such areas as user-centred design, usability, information security, data mining, digital curation, and knowledge management.
Institute for the Study of International Development
ISID's mission is to advance knowledge of the social, political, economic and environmental processes and conditions that enable people and societies to develop their full potential, living long, healthy, meaningful, and productive lives in community with others.
Institute of Islamic Studies
The Institute of Islamic Studies focuses on the religion of Islam, on the history and civilization of the Islamic world, and on the dynamics of contemporary Muslim societies. The Institute also administers the African Studies Program.
Department of Jewish Studies
The Department of Jewish Studies offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Judaica. We offer courses in Jewish Thought, History, Bible, Rabbinics, Literature, Music, and Film, as well as Hebrew and Yiddish.
Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Gain a critical understanding of European and Latin American Cultures in an international context and develop critical tools and language skills to understand the cultural forces that have shaped European history and influence today’s world.
Department of Linguistics
Our focus in research and teaching is on theoretical and experimental linguistics, with special emphasis on the understanding of language diversity and how this diversity may be related to a universal underlying linguistic competence.
Départment des Littératures de langue française, de traduction et de création
Nous offrons une formation complète en étude des littératures de langue française: (histoire littéraire du Moyen Âge à aujourd'hui; littératures française, québécoise, franco-canadienne et de la francophonie; création littéraire) et la possibilité d'étudier la traduction dans une perspective littéraire.
Department of Philosophy
Philosophy emphasizes clarity in expression and rigor in argument. Philosophical questions are intriguing and complex; the philosophical method stresses thoroughness and intellectual generosity : the willingness and ability to grasp and respond to another's arguments.
Department of Political Science
Learn how groups of people govern themselves, how policies are made, and how we can improve our government policies at the local, state, national and international levels.
Max Bell School of Public Policy
Through our teaching, research, policy engagement, and public outreach, we develop the skills and understanding to solve the most important and complex challenges facing Canada and the world today.
School of Religious Studies
Cultivating a thorough understanding of the world’s religions and the roles of religion throughout history and in contemporary society is at the heart of Religious Studies’ teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
School of Social Work
The School of Social Work provides world-class social work education, generates leading research, and strives for social justice in the community, Canada, and internationally. Our diverse and expert academic team maintains standards of excellence in Social Work education.
Department of Sociology
Sociology is the scientific study of society. It provides students with the theoretical and analytical tools to better understand complex social forces which affect our lives, contributing in this way to personal enrichment and more effective citizenship.
McGill Writing Centre
The McGill Writing Centre reflects a new approach to writing courses and other resources, organized into a single academic unit staffed by specialists in the field of writing pedagogy. We offer activities that attract undergraduate and graduate students.
► B.Sc. Minor in Cognitive Science | Faculty of Science
► B.A. Minor in Social Entrepreneurship | Desautels Faculty of Management
► B.A. & Sc. Joint Degree Program | Faculty of Science
► B.A. Minor in Educational Psychology | Faculty of Education
► B.A. Minor in Social Studies of Medicine | Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
► B.A. & Sc. Major/Minor in Music | Faculty of Music