McGill University (Quebec)
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's or specialized degree (3-5 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: 3-4 year bachelor's degree following a DEC (see description).
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1821; a very good institution. 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.
Not all degrees classified. Some degrees awarded with honours or class I honours; ordinary if inadequate for honours. Some degrees awarded with distinction or great distinction. Grades reported by years/sessions.
Language of instruction: English (see description).
Master's: 1-2 years after specified first degree. Degrees not classified, can acquire "dean's honour list" for high academic achievement.
Ph.D.: 3 years after specified first degree, 2 year's after master's degrees (applies to most faculties). Degrees not classified, can acquire "dean's honour list" for high academic achievement.
Last updated: Jul 10, 2008