Langue et littérature françaises: Langue française

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
Minor Concentration
Specialization

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
Minor Concentration
Specialization

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
Minor Concentration
Specialization

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
Minor Concentration
Specialization

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
Minor Concentration
Specialization

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

See the complete requirements

Overview

The Minor Concentration in French Language and Literature: French Language is offered in collaboration with the French teaching 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 Centre d'études du français.  


Careers

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 
  • Psychologist at the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec 
  • Educator 
  • Translator 
  • Lawyer 

Langue et littérature françaises: Langue française

Student experience

McGill is a bilingual university and 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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