Looking for graduate, certificate, undergraduate programs or short-term courses in Canada or abroad? The following sites can help you search for a program in Canada, the U.S., Europe and the World.
Canada & USA
- Career Cruising: Canadian and US study programs. Contact caps [dot] library [at] mcgill [dot] ca (CaPS) or login to the Career Databases & Periodicals for username and password.
- Directory of Canadian Universities: Find a study programs in Canada. Searchable by level and language.
- Government of Canada: Canadian study programs. Searchable by keywords.
- GradSchoolFinder.com: Canadian study programs. Searchable by program and location.
- Peterson’s Graduate Schools: U.S. study programs. Searchable by keywords.
- GraduateGuide.com: Graduate schools in the US and Canada. Searchable by program and location.
- U.S. News University Directory: U.S. graduate study programs. Searchable by level and location.
Europe & the World
- Study Portals: Masters, Ph.D., distance learning programs and scholarships in Europe.
- StudyLink: Masters, Ph.D. and Bachelor programs in Europe.
- StudyinEUROPE.eu: Masters, Ph.D. and Bachelor programs in Europe.
- Holland - Study Finder: Holland offers 2,000+ English-taught programmes and courses.
- UK - British Council: A portal to find courses, institutions and scholarships.
Also: UK postgraduate | UK - Prospects | Prospects Publications -> Postraduate Directory
- France - Campus France: A portal to find programs and financial assistance for study in France.
- Germany - DAAD: A portal to find study fields and ways to finance your studies in Germany.
- Australia - Studies in Australia: A portal to find study programs and scholarships to study in Australia.
- China - Study in China: Universities, international programs and scholarships.
- QS – Top Universities: Search and compare universities around the world.
- GradSchools.com: Graduate school directory in the world. Searchable by area of interest.
- Links to more graduate school programs and online degrees: Recommended Websites
Short-Term, Summer & Language Programs
- McGill Management Centre: Professional courses in human resources, sales and marketing.
- Verge - Study Abroad: Language study programs and special interest courses.
- StudyPortals: Short courses in Europe. Searchable by keywords and discipline.
- Language Learning Portal: Language courses and schools. Searchable by country.
- IIEPassport.org: Summer or short-term programs. Searchable by subject, language, cost, etc.
- For more summer/short-term programs: Summer/Short-Term Study School Listings
Programs by Area of Study
Find out the minimum GPA and test scores required for both law and medical school admissions.
Law School Admissions (LSAT)
- Canadian Law School Profiles (Oxford Seminars)
- Key Facts about Canadian Common-Law Law Schools (LSAC)
- QS Top Law Schools: Law schools ranking reports (Register to download).
Medical School Admissions (MCAT)
- Medical school in Canada (Maclean's)
- Canadian Medical School Profiles (Oxford Seminars)
- Allopathic Medical School Rankings (Student Doctor Network)
- SUS Medical Direction McGill - Medical school listings and their admission information.
- MSAR Online - Consider buying your own subscripton to access both U.S. and Canadian medical school/program profiles and their admission data.
Graduate School Rankings
The following ranking sites help you compare and choose a graduate school. Each tool has its own method of evaluating a school/program. Please consult each tool's methodology section for information on how they rank a school/program.
- Canada - Maclean's Graduate School: Articles and reports on graduate schools.
- Canada - University profiles to help you choose: Snapshots of 60+ campuses across the country.
- USA - PhDs.org: Ranking of U.S. 4,900 doctoral programs across 59 fields.
- USA - U.S. News Grad School Rankings: Rankings of U.S. graduate schools by subject areas.
- World - QS World University Rankings: Rankings of university around the world.
- World – Times Higher Education World University Rankings: Ranking of the world’s top universities.
- World - U.S. News: Best Global Universities: Rankings of top universities in Asia and Latin America.
- World - Academic Ranking of World Universities: Rankings of research universities.
MBA & Business Schools and Rankings
- Financial Times: MBA and business school rankings.
- The Economist: Full-time MBA rankings.
- Net Impact - Business as UNusual: The leading guide to MBA programs (Register to download).
- QS Top MBA: Business schools ranking reports (Register to download).
- UK - Prospects Publications: Look for the diginal magazine MBA Guide for an overview of MBA programs.
Studying at another university is an opportunity which can enrich your undergraduate education and provide you with a chance for personal growth.
- To attend a study abroad info session, or info on independent study:
McGill International Education Office
- If you have questions concerning transfer credit:
McGill Transfer Credits & Advanced Standing Office
Canadian Students Planning to Study Abroad
Canadian students who plan to study abroad or participate in education exchange programs and need to know the value of the credentials obtained abroad should consult these websites:
Explore an academic destination/country and its unique benefits including, research and grant opportunities, culture, economy, environment, and other area-specific attractions, please consult the website below:
- Academic Destinations (The Chronicle) - This site currently offers profiles of these destinations: Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Taiwan and Wales.
McGill International Degree Equivalency
Fact sheets containing information on credentials that are required for masters and doctoral admissions: International credentials and grade equivalencies
McGill now works with a third party, AuraData, for degree verification. For more information: Third Party Degree Verifications
If you are coming to McGill from other institutions, please visit the Course Equivalency System.
Engineering in Quebec
If you are an international student or out-of-province student who wants to do a Master degree in Engineering at McGill, please consult the OIQ website The Compass for answers to questions such as:
- Is my undergraduate education recognized by the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ)?
- What are the steps to take to be able to practice in the province of Quebec?
- What is the procedure to obtain an engineer's permit in Quebec?
Degree Equivalency Agencies
For a list of agencies (by province) offering degree equivalency services, visit: