Program Information

School: McGill University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Development Economics and International Development
Description: The IDS program is designed for those students who wish to take advantage of the resources available at McGill to pursue an interdisciplinary program of study focusing on the problems of the developing countries. IDS is the third largest program in the Faculty of Arts, with an enrollment of over 900 students. Each year about 150 new students enroll in one of the undergraduate (Minor, Major, Honours) programs.
URL: International Development Studies (B.A. and B.Sc.) at McGill University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,619

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  • 2 of   Mathematics 
  • 4 of   Science 

Mathematics – NYA, NYB, (00UN, 00UP) (Applicants with Social Science Mathematics – 103, 203 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.) Minimum of four science courses from the following: Biology – NYA, General Biology II (00UK, 00XU), Chemistry – NYA, NYB (00UL, 00UM), 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]