Quebec University Network

BCom students can take courses through the Quebec University Network (BCI). One must apply through the CREPUQ website - approval or refusal is granted by the BCom Office. It is imperative that an explanation be given as to why the course must be done through another institution.


  • Be a registered BCom student in the current academic year
  • Have a CGPA of at least:
  • 2.70 for study in the fall or winter terms
  • 2.00 for study in the summer term

Step 1: Course Equivalency Database

  • Visit the McGill Course Equivalency System to verify if the courses you wish to take are already in the database, if it is already there, proceed to Step 2.
  • If the courses are not listed, you can Login, click Home and Submit a new Request.
  • Make sure you have a recent course outline in PDF format. Please ensure course outlines to be reviewed contain the following detailed information: thorough description, breakdown of topics covered, method of evaluation and course materials, and credit weight and/or hours.

Step 2: CREPUQ Website

  • Fill out the "Authorization to transfer credits form" on the BCI website.


  • April 1st for Summer courses
  • August 1st for Fall Semester courses
  • December 1st for Winter Semester courses

Special Notes

Please note the following:

  • Please allow 5 to 7 business days for approvals.
  • Approval does NOT guarantee you will be able to get into your chosen course(s).
  • No credits will be granted for online management courses. A maximum of 6 credits will be granted for online non-management electives only.
  • The maximum number of credits that can be transferred includes Exchange, Study Away (summer courses) and Inter University Transfer courses etc. You may receive a maximum of 12 credits for your major, 6 credits for your concentration or minor and 9 credits for management core from any institution other than McGill University.
  • You are permitted a maximum of 6 credits of topics courses towards any specialization. The maximum total includes courses taken at McGill and other institutions.
  • The BCom Office makes all final decisions regarding course approvals.
  • A transcript will be automatically sent from the host Quebec University to McGill if you have put in your request through CREPUQ.
  • Courses cannot be taken pass/fail. You will receive a grade from the host school which will transfer as credits on your McGill transcript. Grades will not be calculated into your McGill GPA.
  • Please ensure that minor courses are approved by the minor adviser
  • It is your responsibility to ensure you meet the McGill BCom requirements for all courses taken.












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