East Asian Studies: Cultural 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:
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 grades 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:
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 grades 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:
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:
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:
Minor Concentration

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

See the complete requirements

Overview

The Department of East Asian Studies offers a rigorous, innovative and interdisciplinary environment to learn about critical and historical approaches to the study of East Asian arts, cultures, histories, languages, literatures, media and social practices. This minor allows you to specifically focus on East Asian culture and does not include a language course requirement.  

The department is multidisciplinary and covers everything from anthropology, archeology, art history, ethnic studies, film and media studies, gender and women's studies, history and literature, to religious studies.  

This unique curriculum in East Asian Studies will allow you to gain an intellectually rich, historically informed, theoretically sophisticated and materially grounded understanding of China, Japan and Korea as spaces of dynamic formation and transformation.  


Careers

This minor introduces students to East Asian cultures through a range of disciplines, each with their own lens and methodologies. A multidisciplinary education can prepare you for many career paths. You might pursue graduate studies or research in the field, or apply your knowledge to work in other areas. 

You could become a professional: 

  • Journalist
  • Diplomat
  • Community worker
  • Researcher
  • Historian 

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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