Program Information

School: McGill University
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering / School of Architecture
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
Description: Architects provide the community with professional services for the design, construction, maintenance and renovation of buildings. The scale of work varies from modest home extensions to the redevelopment of entire city blocks.

Individuals interested in the design and construction of the built environment discover a broad scope of career opportunities in architecture. They can choose to work with the world’s finest materials and most sophisticated construction techniques or can select simple local materials and products and design for self-help labour.

URL: Architecture at McGill University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,008
Careers: Architects

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • 2 of  Grade12 Chemistry 
  • 3 of  Grade12 Mathematics 
  • 3 of  Grade12 Physics 

The Diploma of Collegial Studies (Diplôme d’Études Collégiales, DEC) in Pure and Applied Science is required for admission into the School of Architecture. Chemistry – NYA, NYB (00UL, 00UM); Mathematics – NYA, NYB, NYC (00UN, 00UP, 00UQ); Physics – NYA, NYB, NYC (00UR, 00US, 00UT).

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] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Portfolio

If applying to the School of Architecture, you must submit a portfolio of your work to McGill University by no later than March 9.