Langue et littérature françaises: Langue française

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
Minor Concentration
Specialization

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
Minor Concentration
Specialization

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
Minor Concentration
Specialization

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
Minor Concentration
Specialization

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
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 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.  


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 
  • 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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