Partner Institution

The Canada Program partners with McGill University. Established in 1821, McGill is the oldest university in Canada and one of the top institutions for higher education in the world. Located in the city center, McGill enjoys the conveniences of Montréal in a campus setting. Canada students join the 220,000 other students in Montréal (24% of which at McGill are international), earning its rank as the 8th most student-friendly city in the world.

Students experience a well-rounded semester of engaging and challenging academics and access to McGill’s varied extracurricular offerings.

College Compatibility in Canada

The Canada Program curriculum is tailored to meet the academic needs and requirements of students in the following colleges.

Please see course offerings by college below:

College of Arts Media and Design (CAMD)
College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH)
D’Amore-McKim School of Business (DMSB)
Explore Program for Undeclared Students whose primary academic interest lies within a major or college listed above

Please note all courses are subject to change

The 2020 Program Course Description Guide provides a detailed list of all the courses offered as a part of The Program across each of our locations.

Course Logistics

Students will learn more about the host institutions policies and expectations during on-site orientation.

Class Schedule
Please see Program Academics for information on course registration information. You will receive your class schedule when you arrive in Canada.

A textbook list will be provided to students during their first class at McGill as part of their syllabi. McGill University has a bookstore on campus where students may purchase required textbooks and course material.

Academic Resources Abroad

Below are some of the Academic Resources offered by our partner institution, please see websites for the most up to date information.

McGill’s Tutorial Services
At McGill, students are encouraged to reach out to their instructors with questions during the published tutoring hours, which are available in each course’s syllabus. If students require further assistance, they may request a tutor through McGill’s Tutorial Services.

The Tutorial Service, part of McGill Student Services, is a peer-tutoring service that matches a request for academic assistance with a qualified student tutor. Tutors are available at a fee of $18 CAD per hour.  To hire a tutor, use the online request form via the McGill Web System.

    Tutorial Service may also offer free, weekly open-tutor sessions for certain courses, including calculus.