BSW Admissions - who can apply?

Who can apply?

CEGEP or College Students         

  • Students who have completed a Diploma of College Studies or Diplome d’etudes collegiales (DEC) from CEGEP, college, or equivalent studies from another province. Please click here for more information.

 

French Baccalaureate and International Baccalaureate Students

  • Students who will have completed a French Baccalaureate. Please click here for more information.
  • Students who will have completed an International Baccalaureate Diploma. Please click here for more information.

 

University Transfer Students (other universities)

  • Students who have completed or will complete at least one year of studies at another university, or who possess a completed degree with a minimum B average (3.0 CPGA).
  • A maximum of 18 previously completed credits from other universities, with a grade of “C” or better”, are assessed individually for transfer at the point of admission. These credits may be transferred from a completed degree or an incomplete degree. Further details can be found here.

To all University Transfer Student applicants:

Please note that due to COVID 19, all McGill buildings are closed and there has been no mail delivery.  As a result, all reference letters should be sent directly by your referees, on letterhead and from their institutional or company email address where possible, by attachment to officialschooldocs [at] mcgill.ca with a cc to undergraduate.socialwork [at] mcgill.ca

Due to these extenuating circumstances, the deadline for letters of reference for University Transfer Student applicants has been extended from May 1st to May 11, 2020.

Inter/Intra-Faculty Transfer Students (McGill University)

  • Students who transfer from other undergraduate programs at McGill University with a minimum B average (3.00 CGPA).
  • Students in their freshman year (U0 of 4-year degree) must have completed a minimum of 24 credits by the end of the current winter term to be eligible to apply to transfer; the remaining 6 credits are to be completed in the first BSW term.
  • For Inter/Intra-Faculty transfer students from McGill University, a maximum of 18 previously completed credits, with a grade of “C” or better”, are assessed individually for transfer at the point of admission. Credits completed in U0 are not eligible for transfer.
  • Please visit the Transfers or Readmission page for more information.

To all Inter/Intra BSW Faculty Transfer applicants:

  • Please note that due to COVID 19, all McGill buildings are closed and there has been no mail delivery.  As a result, all admission documents, including CV form, personal statement, and social problem analysis (letter of extenuating circumstances and supporting documents if this pertains to you), are to be sent by email attachment to undergraduate.socialwork [at] mcgill.ca with a cc to the BSW Program Director, Dr. Julia Krane, at julia.krane [at] mcgill.ca.
  • As well, your referees should send their letters of reference, on letterhead and from their email addresses, by attachment to undergraduate.socialwork [at] mcgill.ca with a cc to me at julia.krane [at] mcgill.ca
  • Due to these extenuating circumstances, the deadline for supporting documents from BSW Inter/Intra Faculty Transfer application has been extended from May 1st to May 11, 2020.

Thank you.

Mature Students

  • Students who do not possess a conventional basis of admissions such as a CEGEP diploma or university-level studies within the last five years that would constitute a basis for admission
  • Canadian citizenship or Canadian permanent residency aged 23 years of age or older at the time of registration
  • Applicants must have completed two prerequisite courses at the college or university level, each with a grade of B or higher. Courses in the social sciences, humanities, literatures and/or civilizations disciplines qualify as prerequisites, see here; social work courses and online courses do not qualify as the basis for admission.
  • Prerequisite courses must be completed by May 1st of the year of application and within the last 3 years.
  • When admitted, mature students cannot obtain transfer credits or advanced standing for prerequisites or other courses completed prior to starting the Social Work program.
  • Further details click here.

To all Mature Student applicants:

Please note that due to COVID 19, all McGill buildings are closed and there has been no mail delivery. As a result, all reference letters should be sent directly by your referees, on letterhead and from their institutional or company email address where possible, by attachment to officialschooldocs [at] mcgill.caundergraduate.socialwork [at] mcgill.ca ( )with a cc to undergraduate.socialwork [at] mcgill.ca

Due to these extenuating circumstances, the deadline for letters of reference for Mature Student applicants has been extended from May 1st to May 11, 2020.

 

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