Classical Studies

Quebec CEGEP
Average or previous year's cutoff:
27.00 overall R-Score
Average of the lowest R-Scores admitted over the last THREE years.
Prerequisites:

English 603 (or French 601 for French CEGEP applicants)

Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major Concentration
Honours
Joint Honours
Minor Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Ontario high school
Average or previous year's cutoff:
88.40% top 6 average
Average of the lowest Top 6 averages admitted over the last THREE years.
Prerequisites:

4U English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school

Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major Concentration
Honours
Joint Honours
Minor Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other Canadian high school
Average or previous year's cutoff:
88.30% top 5 average
Average of the lowest Top 5 averages admitted over the last THREE years.
Prerequisites:

Grade 12 English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school

Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major Concentration
Honours
Joint Honours
Minor Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

U.S. high school
Average or previous year's cutoff:
B+ average in grades 10, 11 and 12
Prerequisites:
  • Courses must include: English
  • Standardized Tests (Test Optional for Fall 2022):
    • ACT or SAT
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major Concentration
Honours
Joint Honours
Minor Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other
Average or previous year's cutoff:

While the minimum requirement for McGill is the equivalent of a B+ average, most programs will have higher requirements. See the complete admissions requirements for more information applicable to your situation.

Prerequisites:
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major Concentration
Honours
Joint Honours
Minor Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

See the complete requirements

Overview

In the Major and Minor Concentrations in Classical Studies, you can explore an interdisciplinary view of ancient Greece and Rome. With rigorous training in Greek and Latin languages, you will gain an understanding of the ancient world through Roman and Greek history, literature, archaeology and culture. Broaden your perspective and engage with interdisciplinary approaches to Classics, including comparative cultures, reception, and performance studies.  

In this program, you will be exposed to innovative research opportunities under the supervision and guidance of experts in the field. In addition to a broad-based knowledge of Classics and its affiliated disciplines, our graduates develop strong professional skills that can be applied far beyond the field of Classics.


Careers

A degree in Classical Studies leads to many academic and career options after graduation.

You could become a professional:

  • Ethnologist
  • Archeologist
  • Museum curator
  • Foreign service worker
  • Archivist

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Arts.

See the full eligibility information for more information about deadlines and required documents for your application. 

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