Undergraduate Admission


Undergraduate Admission

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French Baccalauréat Admission Requirements

General Requirements

In order to be considered for admission, French Baccalauréat candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Completion of the Baccalauréat Général/Diplome de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degré/Option Internationale du Baccalaureat.
  • Satisfy all admission criteria, including prerequisite courses, for the desired program
  • Present a competitive score for the desired program
  • Complete and submit a Personal Statement of Experience and Supplementary Essay. For all programs, with the exception of Commerce, the PSE is optional - but recommended. If you have applied to our Commerce program, the PSE and Supplementary Essary are mandatory requirements and must be submitted by February 15, 2016.
  1. An applicant’s eligibility for admission to any ­program at Queen’s is not affected by the order of choice of universities ­indicated on the ­application.
  2. The University reserves the right to limit access to courses or programs, at its discretion, and to withdraw particular programs, options, or courses altogether. In such circumstances, the University undertakes, to the best of its ability, to enable students registered in affected programs, to complete their degree requirements. The Senate and the Board of Trustees of Queen’s University reserve the right to make changes in courses, ­programs and regulations described in this Viewbook, in either its printed or electronic forms, at any time without prior notice.

Program-Specific Requirements

Program [Application Code]

Prerequisite Courses Required

Arts [QA]

First-Year Studies In England [QIA]

Concurrent Education/Arts [QB]

Concurrent Education/Arts (at the BISC) [QIB]

QBridge Arts [QXA]


Science [QS]

Concurrent Education/Arts [QF]

First-Year Studies in England [QIS]

QBridge Science [QXS]

Baccalauréat S.
Computing [QD] Baccalauréat S, L or ES with Mathematics specialty.

Fine Art [QT]

Concurrent Education/Fine Art [QTT]

Anglais/Français. Portfolio Examination.

Music [QM]

Concurrent Education/Music [QMM]

Anglais/Français. For Royal Conservatory of Music levels, please contact the Dan School of Drama and Music. Personal audition, interview and aural discrimination test.
Music Theatre [QMT] Anglais/Français. Personal audition
Kinesiology [QK] Baccalauréat S.
Smith School of Business, Commerce [QC]

Baccalauréat S or L or ES with Mathematics Specialty: Minimum language (Anglais/Français) and Mathematics grades of 12.

Engineering [QE]

Engineering and Computer Engineering Stream [QEC]

QBridge Engineering [QXE]

Baccalauréat S. Minimum language (Anglais/Français) grade of 11.

Nursing Science [QN]

Baccalauréat S. Minimum language (Anglais/Français) grade of 11.


French Baccalauréat Transfer Credits

The Faculty of Arts and Science grants up to 18 transfer credit units to candidates who complete the full diploma program for those courses completed with a score of 12 or higher.

French Baccalauréat Transfer Credit Listing

For subjects that are not listed in the Transfer Credit Listing course syllabuses in English will be required to have the courses assessed for possible transfer credit.