Prospective BCom Students

Prospective Students

Be part of a highly motivated BCom class from around the world

McGill 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.

Class profile

Personalized learning

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.

Academics Program structure Areas of study

Exceptional student life & community

Students on campus

Students develop close ties with their fellow classmates, hone their professional skills and network with the business community.

Student Life at Desautels Career Management McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship

Management Undergraduate Society (MUS) Students’ Society of McGill (SSMU)

How to apply

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 Student Affairs 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. 

To apply, consult the following sites:

Undergraduate Admissions

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.

Recruitment events

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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 academic advisers in the BCom Student Affairs 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.

BCom Student Affairs Office

BCom Student Affairs Office

Providing students with ongoing advice and guidance on all aspects of the BCom academic program.

Academic advisors help students make informed decisions.

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Prospective Students

Visit the Welcome Center for information on visiting McGill and campus tours. For admission requirements and information on how to apply, visit Undergraduate Admissions.

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