McGill University

Social Work

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:McGill University's School of Social Work prepares professionals to make contributions that make a difference in Montreal, across Canada, and around the world. The School of Social Work's emphasis is on critical thinking, research, practice and policy, with a focus on social justice on issues facing vulnerable and disadvantaged people.
URL:Social Work at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community Service WorkersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •   Fran├žais  or   English 
Applicants who have completed a DEC from CEGEP, or have completed equivalent studies, with better than average grades and have related social work experience, will be considered for admission to a minimum 90-credit program.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Letters of recommendation (on letterhead, in sealed envelope):

Three-Year BSW applicants must submit two confidential social work-related letters of recommendation from someone who has direct knowledge of your performance or potential in relation to a program where you were involved in a helping capacity. They should provide answers to the following questions:
How long and in what connection have you known the applicant?
What were his/her responsibilities or role?
What do you see as his/her strengths and limitations as an applicant to a professional program in social work?

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 17, 2021