Quebec 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 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:
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 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:
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 Minor in Quebec Studies and Community-Engaged learning will provide you with a better understanding of Quebec’s history and culture. You will take core courses within the department and a selection of other complementary courses in areas like political science, Canadian studies, French language and literature, and history.  

In this unique program you can take advantage of a community engagement approach to learning within the Montreal community. In collaboration with the Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) Office, you can link academic course content with a hands-on experience within a Montreal community organization. Explore issues related to equity, diversity, and inclusion within the Montreal context.  

You’ll need a basic understanding of the French language in this program as several core courses are taught in French, but you can submit your coursework in either French or English. This is a great opportunity to immerse yourself and improve your French comprehension skills. 


Careers

The Quebec Studies program will help you to improve your French and provide you with universally useful skills in areas like communication, critical thought, and research. Depending on your major, it can help you to further expand your career opportunities. You may want to work with the Quebec government, or even pursue graduate studies in the field.  

Depending on you Major, some careers include:  

  • Lawyer  
  • Politician  
  • Educator  
  • Analyst 

Quebec Studies

Student Experience

Each summer the Quebec Studies program offers internships and work placements to McGill’s Faculty of Arts students in collaboration with the Arts Internship Office. You could work in a leading Quebec institution, like L’Institut du Nouveau Monde, Fédération des travailleurs du Québec (FTQ), Le Devoir, Assemblée nationale du Québec. 

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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