Langue et littérature françaises: Langue française


The Minor Concentration in French Language and Literature: French Language is offered in collaboration with the French Language Center. It is aimed at French as a second language (FSL) students who already have a good knowledge of the language.  

This minor gives you the opportunity to acquire a level of French equivalent to C1/C1 (“experienced user”) of the European Framework of Reference for Languages in the academic, professional, public, and personal spheres.  

To enter this program, a placement test is required at the French Language Center.  


Learning the French language can open doors, especially in Canada. Being able to speak, write, and read French comfortably will improve your career prospects and help you build connections.  

Some careers include: 

  • Canadian Government Worker 
  • Educator 
  • Translator 
  • Lawyer 

Langue et littérature françaises: Langue française

Student experience

At McGill, you will have many opportunities to engage with French language and culture throughout your degree. Between our French newspaper, le Délit, our French podcast, Points critiques, and a host of events organized by the Department and its student associations, you can surely find a fun and engaging way to improve your skills and broaden your perspective.  

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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