Summer Short Programs at McGill

SUMMER SHORT PROGRAMS AT MCGILL UNIVERSITY - SCHOOL OF CONTINUING STUDIES

Take a course or a full program at McGill University - School of Continuing Studies 2021 or 2022. Contact a representative to get a quote, to receive more information, and a pdf brochure

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STUDY A SUMMER SHORT PROGRAMS IN MCGILL

First established in 1821, McGill University is one of the most prestigious higher-education institutions in Canada where you can study for the summer.

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NUMEROUS EXCELLING SUMMER SHORT PROGRAMS AT MCGILL

McGill University offers a wide array of programs and courses in a variety of areas of study, such as business, marketing, innovation, big data, machine learning, among others.

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STUDY SUMMER SHORT PROGRAMS IN AN AWESOME CITY SUCH AS MONTREAL

While learning at McGill University, you can have a great time living in a marvelous place such as Montreal.

TOP 10 REASONS TO STUDY AT MCGILL UNIVERSITY - SCS

This institution is one of the most popular destinations for international students
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SOME OF THE BEST SUMMER COURSES AND PROGRAMS YOU CAN FIND IN CANADA

With nearly two centuries of higher-education tradition, McGill has a long experience in teaching foreign students, which assures the high quality of its summer programs and courses.

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A GREAT VARIETY OF SUMMER SHORT PROGRAMS

In McGill University you can find a variety of programs and courses, focusing on different areas of study, which allows you to find one in your area of expertise.

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STUDY IN A PRESTIGIOUS INSTITUTION

McGill University is positioned in the top three best universities in Canada and in between the best universities in the world according to the 2021 QS Ranking.

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RECEIVE A CERTIFICATION AFTER THE PROGRAM AT MCGILL

After you complete your course or program in McGill University, you’ll be issued a transcript and/or a diploma you can show later to apply for a job or higher education studies.

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THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY MAKE FRIENDS AND LEARN

Studying at McGill University is a great chance to meet students who come from all over the planet, which in turn is a fantastic opportunity for learning about other cultures, customs, and languages.

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YOU CAN NETWORK WITH OTHER PROFESSIONALS

On top of learning from each other, you can network with fellow students from other areas of expertise related to yours and meet future colleagues and business associates.

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LEARN IN AN AWESOME REAL UNIVERSITY CAMPUS

You can live an awesome experience abroad studying in a real university campus, while being part of Montreal’s great community of higher education students from other prestigious schools.

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FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR VOLUNTEERING

McGill University can help you find volunteering activities, in which you can help the community, while learning more about Canadian culture and meeting new people.

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MCGILL OFFERS STUDENT SERVICES AND FACILITIES

While studying at McGill University you’ll gain access to different student services, such as libraries and computer labs.

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ENJOY SPENDING TIME IN THE WONDERFUL CITY OF MONTREAL

On top of receiving an excelling education at McGill University, you’ll also have a great time exploring Montreal, its numerous tourist attractions, and trying fun activities during your free time.

SUMMER SHORT PROGRAMS AT MCGILL UNIVERSITY

SCHOOL OF CONTINUING STUDIES

The School of Continuing Education of McGill University offers short courses and programs during the Summer 2021 (July 19 - August 13)

During Summer 2021, programs will be online
Due to COVID-19, McGill SCS temporarily will deliver courses in a live remote-teaching format. The Summer 2021 session will run from July 19 – August 13, 2021 and will offer a total of four courses of 30 contact hours each, as well as four programs (of two courses each) for a total of 60 contact hours.
Online Course

Individual Courses

30 hours course

  • Current Trends in Digital Communication
  • Fundamentals of International Business
  • Innovation and Creativity for Entrepreneurs
  • Introduction to Business Analytics and Data Modeling
Online Program

Full Programs

60 hours program (2 courses)

  • Digital Marketing
  • Introduction to Big Data
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Machine Learning

INDIVIDUAL COURSES

10 classes of 3 hours/session (30 hours in class plus approx. 10 hours of assignments).

CURRENT TRENDS IN DIGITAL COMMUNICATION
Course Description

Whether you have knowledge and experience in one or more digital applications, or almost none, this course will ensure your grasp of digital media is comprehensive, solid and up to date. It will give you a broad overview of the technology, its current uses in organizations and society, and its potential and implications for the future. It will provide knowledge and skills that form a strong base for immediate application.

Topics covered include principles of digital communication; overview of current uses of internet-based media in public relations, direct marketing, internal communications, fundraising, consumer relations and reputation management; trends and best practices in digital and social media technologies; effective online community management.

Admission Requirements and Pre-Requisites
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in, or possess, a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • The language of instruction is English (TOEFL iBT 79 or equivalent).
FUNDAMENTALS OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Course Description

This course deals with fundamental international business issues: the international business environment, foreign exchange risk, multinational corporations, international organizations, international sources of financing, international marketing policies, essential factors to be considered when entering foreign markets (licensing and exporting) and international management.

Admission Requirements and Pre-Requisites
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in, or possess, a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • The language of instruction is English (TOEFL iBT 79 or equivalent).
INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Course Description

Creativity can help us design novel products and services, while innovation is the process to bring the new product or service to the market. Entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs should be familiar with the different tools and methods that they can apply to design new products and services, and how to bring them to the market. Students will be introduced to a variety of creativity and innovation tools, such as design thinking, the business model canvas, the concept of minimum viable product, and agile product development.

Admission Requirements and Pre-Requisites
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in, or possess, a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • The language of instruction is English (TOEFL iBT 79 or equivalent).
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ANALYTICS & DATA MODELLING
Course Description

This course will explore the fundamental analytical methods and tools used to collect, analyze and interpret business data to gain insight and inform business decision-making, as well as data modelling concepts and techniques used by business analysts to accurately define and communicate business data requirements, business rules and data analytics methods for any project.

Admission Requirements and Pre-Requisites
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in, or possess, a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • The language of instruction is English (TOEFL iBT 79 or equivalent).

FULL PROGRAMS

20 classes of 3 hours/session (60 hours in class plus approx. 20 hours of assignments).

DIGITAL MARKETING

Program Description

The Digital Marketing short program, offered by Faculty Partnerships & Summer Studies of McGill, has been designed for people wishing to further expand their knowledge in this topic.

This program includes two courses:

  1. Fundamentals of International Marketing
  2. Social Media Strategy & Community Management
1. FUNDAMENTALS OF INTERNATIONAL MARKETING (30 HOURS)

Marketing management considerations of a company seeking to extend beyond the confines of its domestic market. A review of product, pricing, channels of distribution and communications policies to develop an optimum strategy (between adapting completely to each local environment and standardizing across them) for arriving at an integrated and profitable operation. Particular attention to international marketing and exporting in the Canadian context.

2. SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIES AND COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT (30 HOURS)

The use of social media platforms for promoting organizations, brands and causes has increased exponentially in recent years. Campaigns of all kinds rely heavily on social media, some even exclusively. This course will examine consumer behaviour in digital media; digital marketing practices; brand relations; online community-building and stakeholder engagement. Students will develop a digital campaign, including appropriate measurement and evaluation.

Admission Requirements and Pre-Requisites
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in, or possess, a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • The language of instruction is English (TOEFL iBT 79 or equivalent).
INTRODUCTION TO BIG DATA

Program Description

Leverage your strengths in quantitative analysis to extrapolate meaningful business insights from large data sets. This program will introduce you to a practical toolkit to help you work with data at scale.

This program includes two courses:

  1. Introduction to Data Science for Business Decisions
  2. Introduction to Data at Scale
1. INTRODUCTORY DATA SCIENCE FOR BUSINESS DECISIONS (30 HOURS)

This course aims to provide an overview of how data science can help drive business decisions and create new business models. The emphasis is placed on how to move from data to insight. The course explores the data science process and various challenges that data driven businesses face including ethics, data governance and privacy, among others. The evolution of data technology and storage, as well as application of data science tools and techniques in different business areas such as customer and web analytics, operations analytics, human resources related analytics are explored through examples from various industries such as banking, healthcare, marketing, agriculture to name a few.

2. INTRODUCTION TO DATA AT SCALE (30 HOURS)

This course familiarizes participants with different aspects of large data sets and how they are managed both on site and in the Cloud. Emphasis is placed on providing participants with hands-on experience from data ingestion to analysis of large data sets, both data-at-rest or data-in-motion (streaming data), including defining Big Data and its 5 V’s: Volume, Velocity, Variety, Veracity, and Value. Architectures of distributed databases and storage, ecosystems such as Hadoop and Spark are covered followed by introduction to Scala, Spark-Shell and PySpark.

Admission Requirements and Pre-Requisites
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in one of the following programs or hold a degree in:
    • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
    • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
    • Bachelor of Commerce in MIS (B.Com MIS)
  • Essential skills in Linux, Java, SQL
  • Solid understanding of statistical concepts
  • The language of instruction is English (TOEFL iBT 79 or equivalent).
INTRODUCTION TO CLOUD COMPUTING

Program Description

Companies and governments globally are accelerating adoption of public cloud services by migrating their IT infrastructure into cloud-based systems. IT professionals require fundamental knowledge and skills in cloud computing to support this transformation and to make technical decisions allowing to build resilient software.

This short program is designed to equip students with the industry-relevant knowledge and skills required to manage and secure the software lifecycle in cloud-based environments for those who aspire to become Cloud Solution Architects, Cloud, Kubernetes, Site Reliability or DevOps specialists.

This program includes two courses:

  1. Cloud Computing Fundamentals
  2. Cloud Networking and Security
1. CLOUD COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS (30 HOURS)

This course will examine the value proposition of cloud computing versus traditional computing models. Other topics may include: the economics and history of computing in business; terminology associated with modern computing; nuanced differences between IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service), Software as a Service (SaaS); containerization versus virtualization; and identity, networking, and security best practices.

2. CLOUD NETWORKING AND SECURITY (30 HOURS)

This course will explore various networking concepts and their application to cloud environments, as well as the configuration of hybrid and multi-cloud network connectivity and the application of fundamental security principles in networking decisions.

Admission Requirements and Pre-Requisites
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in or hold a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Students must have completed the following (or similar) courses as part their studies or have completed them prior to registration:
    • Understanding of Linux environments
    • Basic abilities in Bash or Powershell Scripting
    • Basic understanding of programming
    • Understanding of networking concepts
  • The language of instruction is English (TOEFL iBT 79 or equivalent).
MACHINE LEARNING

Program Description

If you are interested in acquiring essential practical machine learning knowledge and skills, this program is for you.

This program includes two courses:

  1. Introduction to Computational Applied Statistics
  2. Introduction to Practical Machine Learning
1. INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTATIONAL APPLIED STATISTICS (30 HOURS)

This course introduces fundamental statistical machine learning concepts and tools using Python. Emphasis is placed on the following subjects: descriptive statistics, statistical distributions, random number generation, basic data visualization; linear regression; basic classification; error estimation: cross-validation, bias-variance trade-off; shrinkage methods; dimension reduction; beyond linearity: smoothing splines, local regression, additive models; tree and ensemble methods; powerful classifiers; unsupervised learning.

2. INTRODUCTION TO PRACTICAL MACHINE LEARNING (30 HOURS)

This course aims to introduce participants to essential machine learning methods and techniques through an end-to-end machine learning project. Emphasis is placed on practical experience with machine learning using Python programming language, scikit-learn and TensorFlow, as well as on understanding classification and training models. The course will introduce artificial Neural Networks, deep learning, convolutional and recurrent neural nets and reinforcement learning.

Admission Requirements and Pre-Requisites
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in one of the following programs or hold a degree in:
    • Bachelor of Computer Science (B.CompSc)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
    • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
    • Bachelor of Commerce in MIS (B.Com MIS)
  • Intermediate Programming skills in Python
  • The language of instruction is English (TOEFL iBT 79 or equivalent).

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PRICES & DATES

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PRICES AND DATES SUMMER SHORT PROGRAMS 2021

How much does it cost to study in McGill University?

Table with costs and dates of the Summer Short Programs at McGill SCS 2021

ProgramDatesHoursProgram Fee
Course: Current Trends in Digital CommunicationJuly 19 - August 13, 202130$1,175
Course: Fundamentals of International BusinessJuly 19 - August 13, 202130$1,175
Course: Innovation and Creativity for EntrepreneursJuly 19 - August 13, 202130$1,175
Course: Introduction to Business Analytics & Data ModellingJuly 19 - August 13, 202130$1,175
Program: Digital MarketingJuly 19 - August 13, 202160$2,350
Program: Introduction to Big DataJuly 19 - August 13, 202160$2,350
Program: Introduction to Cloud ComputingJuly 19 - August 13, 202160$2,350
Program: Machine LearningJuly 19 - August 13, 202160$2,350

What is included in the "Program Fee" of the Summer short course, and other costs to consider

Apart from tuition, there are other items included within the “Program Fee”, which you can check below.

The following fees are included in the "Program Fee"

  • Tuition Fee
  • Course material
  • McGill Record of Study (transcript)
  • Attestation of Completion of Program
  • Orientation session
  • Weekly newsletters containing information on free cultural and social activities (i.e. virtual tours, workshops, events, etc.)

Other costs to consider (This doesn't apply to online programs)

  • Application fee: a CAD$92.30 non-refundable fee paid upon your application.
  • Visa costs: international students who enroll on an English program in Canada will need a Visitor Visa (CAD$100) or an eTA (CAD$7) to enter the country. Apart from this, if you'll study for more than 6 months, you'll need to apply for a Study Permit (CAD$150).
  • Accommodation in Montreal: since you will be living and studying abroad, you should consider housing costs. Down below, you can read some of the options McGill recommends for international students.
  • Health insurance: all students at McGill University must have a mandatory health insurance, which is offered by the university.
  • Flight Tickets from your country to Montreal, Canada
  • Food: you should consider food costs when planning your budget, which will depend on where you eat.
Dates and costs are subject to change. All prices are in US dollars. Contact us for more details.

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HOW TO APPLY FOR A SHORT PROGRAM AT MCGILL UNIVERSITY

All the application process is online. Follow the instructions below

Steps to apply for a program

  • 1. Application Process
  • 2. Acceptance Process
  • 3. Visa Processing
  • 4. Payment
  • 5. Classes start!

1. Application Process

Documents must be sent to

Documents needed to apply


1. Application Form

Download and complete the application form. Do not forget to sign the form.

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2. Passport Copy

Clear Copy of the identification page of your passport. The passport must be valid for 6 months after the first day of classes.


3. Financial Verification

Bank letter or bank statement showing that you or your sponsor have at least the "Estimated Total Expense" of the program (amounts can be in US dollars or your local currency). This doesn't apply to online programs.


4. Application Fee

There is a non-refundable application fee of $92.30 Canadian Dollars paid to the School of Continuing Studies. After receiving confirmation from one of our representatives, you must pay the application fee online, following the representative's instructions.


Send your application documents

A representative needs to review all your documents are correct.

Your application documents must be sent to

*If you are a US resident or a transfer student from another US school. Please contact us for more details. The application process is different

2. Acceptance Process

After we have received all your application documents and you have paid the application fee, you will be contacted by the admission office within 2 weeks.

You will need a Visitor Visa or an eTA, and if you'll study for more than six months, you must also apply for a Study Permit. After you have been accepted in the program, the admission office will send you the Letter of Acceptance.

3. Visa Processing

Please check with us what type of visa you need, depending on the program you are interested in at McGill.
  • If you'll study for more than six months, you will need the Study Permit, plus a Visitor Visa or an eTA, depending where you're applying from.
  • In case you study for less than six months, you'll only need a Visitor Visa or an eTA.

Please check the website of the Canada embassy of your country to see the steps you need to apply for a visa.

Generally, for a Study Permit, students must do the following:

  • Pay the application fee and deposit to receive their Letter of Acceptance
  • Complete the online or on-site application, including submitting the necessary documents and filling in the PDF form, in case you apply online.
  • Pay the necessary fees online, including the biometrics fee in case you need to give them.
  • Go to the Visa Application Center in your country if you need to give your biometrics. You can check this on the the following website:https://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/biometrics.asp

You must confirm these steps on the website of the Canadian Government. You can look for more information here: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/study-canada.html

4. Payment

Next, you need to make full payment of all remaining fees, which you can do after you have paid the application fee and the Letter of Admission has been sent. This can be done by CIBC International Student Pay (wire) or Western Union GlobalPay for Students (wire, UnionPay, Tenpay, AliPay, WeChat Pay, POLIpayments, India Net Banking, Trustly, and Sofort). You will receive more information regarding dates once you begin the application process.

5. Arrival to School

It would be best to arrive a week before the program start date to attend the orientation session before the program starts. In your admission letter, you can find more information about the orientation. Before your arrival you'll receive information regarding the documents you must bring for your first day at school.

Important: we suggest you apply at least 2 months in advance.

ACTIVITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

You will be able to participate in several activities during the program

SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND SPORTS ACTIVITIES IN MONTREAL AND ACTIVITIES AT MCGILL UNIVERSITY

Most of the activities are free!

ONE OF THE BEST WAYS TO KEEP IMPROVING YOUR ENGLISH OUTSIDE OF THE CLASSROOM IS BY PARTICIPATING IN SOCIAL, CULTURAL, SPORT, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES OFFERED BY MCGILL UNIVERSITY.

International students can participate in activities as:

  • Concerts
  • Live shows
  • Guest speakers
  • Public lectures
  • Conferences

On top of an excelling education, McGill also has awesome extracurricular activities in which students can participate. This is a fantastic way of networking with other students and getting familiar with the culture and languages in Canada, all of which is extremely beneficial for your career.

Information about the city of Montreal, Quebec

Montreal is the biggest city in the province of Quebec and the second most populous in Canada. Founded in 1642 as Ville-Marie, it was later renamed after the Mount Royal. This city was originally under French rule, hence its name, and later became a British dominion, along with the rest of the colony. This city is renowned for being mostly bilingual, as many of their inhabitants speak both English and French, and as such, it’s an important cultural epicenter for the French-speaking population in the francophone province of Quebec. In terms of economy, it’s an important center for areas such as commerce, aerospace, transport, finance, technology, design, among others. This is why this city is such a terrific destination for foreign higher-education students, which is also reflected in the fact that Montreal was ranked as the best city in the world to be a university student in the QS World University Rankings.

Down below we list different tourist attractions you can try visiting while you live and study in Montreal:

  • Old Montreal
  • Mont Royal
  • Jacques-Cartier Bridge
  • Habitat 67
  • Place Ville Marie
  • Parc Jean-Drapeau
  • Marché Jean-Talon
  • Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal
  • Chinatown
  • Botanical Gardens
The city of Montreal in Quebec, Canada

Information about McGill University

Founded in 1821, McGill University is one of the most prestigious higher-education institutions in Canada and one with some the most diverse student body, with people coming from over 150 different countries. Evidence of its prestige are its alumni, including 12 Nobel Awards, 9 Academy Awards, and 35 Olympic medals. On top of this, within its walls, world-renowned research has been conducted, such as the discovery of the atomic nucleus, and the invention of the world’s first artificial cell and web search engine.

On the other hand, the McGill University School of Continuing Studies is located in the school’s main campus in the city of Montreal, and its offer of studies include numerous undergraduate, graduate, diploma and certificate programs, belonging to different areas, including business, management, engineering, science, data science, computer science, and communication.

Enrolling on one of the different certificates, diplomas or short programs at McGill University is a great way to excel at work, apply for higher job positions, network with other professionals, and become familiar with Canadian culture and the English language.

Facts about McGill University:

  • Three different campuses, with the School of Continuing Studies located in the downtown campus.
  • Main campus accessible through the McGill subway station.
  • A culturally rich and diverse student body, as many of them come from other countries (nearly a 32%)
  • Around 2,800 students belong to the School of Continuing Studies alone.
  • It’s ranked #31 in the world and among the best schools in Canada according to the QS World University Rankings 2021
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HOUSING IN MONTREAL

Most common housing options for international students in Montreal

STUDENTS FROM THE SHORT PROGRAMS AT MCGILL HAVE 2 MAIN HOUSING OPTIONS IN MONTREAL:

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  • Dormitories on Campus
  • Apartments

Dormitories On Campus

Students enrolled on the Winter and Summer Short Programs are eligible for optional accommodation arranged by McGill University. Those studying undergraduate and graduate diplomas and certificates, as well as independent students, can only apply for private accommodation. If you’re a Winter or Summer Short Program student, contact us as soon as possible, since this kind of accommodation tends to fill up quickly.

Apartments

Another option is finding a place to live by yourself and enjoy more freedom. If you have a higher budget, you can try looking for an apartment outside the Mcgill University campus.

FINDING A PLACE TO LIVE DEPENDS EXCLUSIVELY ON THE STUDENT.

There are many options available near the campus of the University. If the housing option is off-campus, students must contact the housing provider directly.

FAQS

Do you have any question about studying at McGill School of Professional Studies?

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT STUDYING A SHORT PROGRAM AT MCGILL SCS

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Why is studying at McGill University a great idea?

McGill University is one of the most prestigious higher-education institutions in Canada and the world, as it’s frequently being ranked in high positions in different rankings. Additionally, studying a short program is incredibly useful for your career, since you can interact and network with other professionals from different areas, practice your English inside and outside the classroom, and earn a worthy qualification that can help you find better job positions.

Why is Montreal a good option for university students?

Montreal has been ranked as the best city for higher-education students, thanks to its rich culture, good quality of living, the numerous prestigious universities that can be found there, as well as the fact that it’s an economic and cultural hub in the province of Quebec and the Canadian east coast. Consequently, this is a fantastic place for you to study, boost your professional network, improve your English, get familiar with Canadian culture, and visit wonderful tourist attractions.

Are there minimum requirements for programs at the School of Continuing Studies?

Yes, all programs have minimum requirements that students need to meet. Check under each program to see which requirements it has. Some of them are having a bachelor’s degree or a minimum level of English language proficiency.

Which English tests can I send to certify my level of English?

On top of a certificate issued by the English program at the same school, McGill University consider as valid the following tests: TOEFL iBT, IELTS, MELAB, APIEL, CAE, CPE, and Edexcel London Test of English (Levels 4 or 5).

Which are the different steps of the application process for the visa to study English in Canada?

Please check with us what type of visa you need to take the program you are interested in.

  • If you plan to study English for more than six months in Canada, you'll require a Study Permit. This lasts for up to 90 days after your program finishes. Apart from this, you must obtain a Visitor Visa or an eTA if your country is visa-exempted, which is associated with your Study Permit.
  • If you'll study for less than six months, you only need to apply for an eTA or a Visitor Visa.

If you need a Study Permit, please apply as soon as you receive your acceptance documents (Letter of Acceptance) from the School of Continuing Studies at McGill University. In some countries it can take several weeks to process this document.

You must confirm these steps on the website of the Canadian government. You can look for further information here: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/study-canada.html

Can I enroll on a program at McGill University if I’m not currently studying back in my country?

In most cases, you’ll need to possess a bachelor’s degree, be enrolled on a bachelor’s program, or have completed a certain number of semesters of full-time higher education studies. Check the requirements of each program for more information.

Are part-time students allowed into these programs at McGill University?

No, as all programs are for full-time students only.

Where can I stay while living and studying in Montreal?

McGill University can offer some type of accommodation for students enrolled on Short Winter and Summer Programs. Other students need to find housing on their own. Don’t hesitate to ask us any other questions you have about accommodation.

Are university facilities and services available for the students enrolled at the School of Continuing Studies?

Yes, you can access libraries, computer labs, or participate in different on-campus events.

Is health insurance mandatory? Can I be exempted from this requirement?

Yes, health insurance is mandatory for all international students and it’s included within the additional fees, unless you come from a list of European countries. As a student, you’ll have access to a health and dental plan.

Do I need to buy any books?

No, since all course materials are included within your fees.

Am I eligible for scholarships for programs at McGill University?

No. Short program students are not eligible for scholarships.

Can I work while enrolled on these programs?

No, you may only participate in volunteering activities. Contact us for more information.

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