Desautels Faculty of Management Bachelor of Commerce
The primary objective of McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management Bachelor of Commerce Program is to prepare students for effective professional and managerial careers. This preparation includes developing in students a capacity for critical thinking, for integrating knowledge across different disciplines, and for utilizing theory in approaching practical business problems. Students also foster the skills to become comfortable with taking risks, work as part of a team, and develop the necessary skills required to lead others. Students will acquire the essential management competencies which will enable them to offer the expertise organizations need to respond to the ever-changing and increasingly complex global marketplace.
International & interdisciplinary BCom program
The BCom program has made international and interdisciplinary experiences for students a priority. You will have access to professors from all over the world, who are highly committed to sharing their research and international experience in the classroom. Our professors are involved in numerous international projects.
This unique multicultural environment provides our students with the great opportunity to learn and develop in many ways beyond academics.
The learning experience at Desautels is unique in its combination of a solid disciplinary foundation with great flexibility. It allows student to design and personalize their education without compromising the fundamentals of rigorous management training.
The BCom program prepares students for effective professional and managerial careers. Students develop a capacity for critical thinking, integrating knowledge across different disciplines, and utilizing theory in approaching practical business problems. Students also foster team building and leadership skills.
Exceptional student life & community
Students develop close ties with their fellow classmates, hone their professional skills and network with the business community.
The Desautels Faculty of Management offers programs that are highly selective; fulfilment of minimum admission requirements does not guarantee acceptance. Please note that the BCom Office does not handle admissions.
- Optional Personal Statement as part of the BCom Admissions Pilot Project for CEGEP and Canadian High School applicants has been postponed to Fall 2025 enrolment.
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Meeting McGill Admissions & Program Representatives
McGill comes to you during the fall and winter when our representatives visit schools and participate in educational fairs across North America and overseas. Prospective students, parents and guidance counsellors are invited to meet us in the fall and winter. We also suggest you contact your guidance office to find out when McGill will be visiting your school.
McGill University, known for its high academic standards, leading-edge research and prominent professors, has earned a reputation as one of the world's leading universities.
Transfer Credit & Advanced Standing
Wherever possible, you will be notified of transfer credits and advanced standing at the time of acceptance. In many instances, however, courses must be evaluated by the Faculty. It is the student’s responsibility to provide the appropriate professor or area coordinator with a detailed course outline, including the text(s) used. The advisers in the BCom Office will be pleased to assist you in this process and point you in the right direction. Advanced Placement results with a score of 4 or 5 must be declared at the time of initial registration at the University. Please note that transfer students will need to have a minimum of 60 credits completed at McGill University in order to graduate with a McGill degree.