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.
University Transfer Students
- Students who have completed at least 30 credits of undergraduate courses at other universities 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.
- Also see BSW Transfer Credit Equivalance form.
Inter/Intra-Faculty Transfer Students
- Students who transfer from other undergraduate programs at McGill University with a minimum B average (3.00 CGPA).
- Students in their freshman year (4-year degree) must have completed a minimum of 24 credits to be eligible to apply to transfer. Please visit the Transfers or Readmission page for more information.
- 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.
- Canadian citizens or Canadian permanent residences aged 23 and over at the time of registration, who do not possess a conventional basis of admission may qualify.
- Applicants must have completed two courses appropriate to the area of study at the college or university level, each with a grade of B or higher within the past 3 years.
- Courses in the social sciences, humanities, literatures and/or civilizations disciplines qualify as appropriate to the area of study; social work courses do not qualify.
- When admitted, mature students cannot obtain transfer credits or advanced standing for prerequisites or other courses completed prior to starting the Social Work program.
- Note: online courses are not accepted as basis of admission.
- Further details click here.