Classical Studies

Quebec CEGEP
Previous year's cutoff:
25.80 overall R-Score
Prerequisite courses:

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
Previous year's cutoff:
86.80% top 6 average
Prerequisite courses:

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
Previous year's cutoff:
86.80% top 5 average
Prerequisite courses:

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
Previous year's cutoff:
B+ average in grades 10, 11 and 12
Prerequisite courses:
  • Courses must include: English
  • Standardized Tests (Test Optional for Fall 2021):
    • ACT, or
    • SAT and two SAT Subject Tests (in any two different subjects)
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
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.

Prerequisite courses:
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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