Concordia University (Quebec)
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (3-4 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Cumulative grade point average of 3.0/4.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 3 year bachelor's degree following a DEC (see description).
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1974. Usual admission requirement: DEC (diplôme d'études collégiales/diploma of collegial studies) from a CEGEP (collèges d'enseignement général et professionnel/colleges of general and vocational education) (grade 13). Although language of instruction is English, examinations and other papers may be written in French.
Grading can vary on four point scale; grade point average is calculated using their scale except that A+ and A = 4.0. Honours degrees not classified; non-honours degrees can be awarded with a specialization or major; grades usually reported by sessions.
Language of instruction: English (see description).
Master's: 1-2 years after specified degree; degrees not classified.
Ph.D.: 2 years after master's degree; degrees not classified.
Last updated: Jul 10, 2008