Program Guide
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    PROGRAM GUIDE 2018 | 2019 Undergraduate, master’s, PhD

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    St. Lawrence River School of Design School of Architecture Château Frontenac Sports facilities OUR UNIVERSITY, OUR PRIDE, IN QUÉBEC CITY It is time for you to make important decisions for your future. Take some time to explore all the options available to you. This guide was designed to answer your questions as a future student and to help you make smart, informed choices for your future. Discover our programs, our campus, and our vibrant community.

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS FUTURE STUDENTS WELCOME CENTRE WE ARE HERE 6 Québec City 8 Campus Life 10 Sports centre and Rouge et Or clubs 11 Residences 12 Teaching and research 14 International mobility 15 Scholarships and Financial aid 16 Support for academic success 18 Table of programs 28 Other academic options 30 Come see us 32 Tuition fees and budget 34 Admission application 36 Glossary 37 Campus map University greenhouse and garden This guide was produced by Université Laval’s Student Recruitment Office. State-of-the-art greenhouse complex Content is provided for information purposes only. Always consult the Université Laval website at to obtain official, up-to-date information on Université Laval programs and to submit your application. This publication was updated in July 2017. Photography Benoît Brümullher, Benoît Lépine, Louise Leblanc, Marc Robitaille, Rémy Gendron, Xavier Dachez, ©TQ/L.Turgeon, ©TQ/B.Cecile, Université Laval

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    BUILD YOUR FUTURE • Over 500 programs to choose from, including more than 90 distance learning programs • One of the best research universities in Canada • Paid travel and internships abroad • Flexible schedules to suit your lifestyle • Funding for students in the form of scholarships or salaries • Top-quality academic support • The largest university sports centre in Eastern Canada • The world’s leading business accelerator (UBI Global) • Ranked first in Canada and second worldwide for its commitment to sustainable development (STARS) • The largest university teaching and research forest in the world 2

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    WHY CHOOSE UNIVERSITÉ LAVAL? Its program quality and research excellence One of Canada’s top research universities, Université Laval is recognized around the world for its faculty members’ research achievements. Students learn from our talented, accessible, and conscientious teaching staff. Build your future here: Université Laval is committed to your success! Hands-on experience Most UL undergraduate programs include mandatory or optional internships, a great way to put theory into practice and gain experience. Study profiles At the undergraduate level, you can choose from five study profiles: Sustainable Development, Honours, Entrepreneurial, International, and Research. An added value to help you stand out in the job market. Study abroad UL is known for its international internships and study and research initiatives. Mobility programs include pre-departure sessions and many scholarship opportunities. Distance learning With over 90 distance learning programs and 900 credited online courses, you can study from anywhere in the world. Enjoy the same level of education, write your exams close to home, and balance your studies, work, and personal life. Scholarships and Financial aid You will have access to a wide variety of financial assistance options, including academic and leadership scholarships, mobility scholarships, paid internships, work-study opportunities, government financial assistance programs, and much more. Campus life The campus is a green oasis in the middle of beautiful Québec City, with tree-lined paths, wooded areas, and gardens. Student life There are so many activities for you to choose from: you can join a group and meet people with similar interests, express your creative side, try something new, or just have fun. Buildings Our buildings reflect the latest technological developments, social advances, and changing student needs. UL has the laboratories, workspaces, and scientific equipment researchers and students need to work in fields where technology is essential. Sports centre and Rouge et Or clubs The PEPS sports complex (Pavillon de l’Éducation physique et des sports) is the place for athletes of all stripes. It is also where some 450 student athletes train and compete and proudly wear the school colours on 14 Rouge et Or varsity teams. A wide range of services UL goes the extra mile to simplify student living by offering a full range of accessible on-campus services, from a medical clinic to a sports store. Commitment to sustainable development UL makes sustainable development a part of its daily activities. It encourages and supports student initiatives and offers an introduction to sustainable development issues in all undergraduate programs. CHOOSE UL | 5

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    Inspiring, historic, green, vibrant, smart, fun, safe, welcoming

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    STUDY IN ONE OF CANADA’S MOST BEAUTIFUL CITIES A city with European charm on the shores of the St. Lawrence River, Québec City is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the safest cities in Canada and offers an exceptional quality of life. With its cultural vitality and vibrant nightlife, the city has all the conveniences of an urban centre, while providing easy access to the great outdoors. There are many nearby outdoor and resort areas, so you can stay active year-round. Québec City is one of the most visited cities in North America and a popular travel destination. It topped Travel + Leisure’s 2016 list of The Best Cities in Canada chosen by readers, was ranked #2 on Expedia’s Top-rated Vacation Destinations in North America, #2 on TripAdvisor’s Top 10 Destinations – Canada list, and #1 on USA Today’s 2016 list of North America’s Best Winter Wonderlands chosen by readers (among 20 North American destinations). It was also named the 2016 Culture City of the Year by Leading Culture Destinations Awards, beating out Lyon and Los Angeles. QUÉBEC CITY | 7

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    ENJOY AN UNPARALLELED UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY The UL campus offers students an outstanding study environment. The 1.8 square kilometre campus has 40 buildings surrounded by green spaces, woodlands, and an extensive network of foot and bike paths. The campus also has a network of underground tunnels so you can avoid bad weather when travelling from building to building. The campus is fully integrated into the community, with downtown near at hand and great public transit connections to put all the activities, attractions, and services of historic Québec City within easy reach. It is located just steps from three shopping malls, one of which is the largest in Eastern Canada. Three of the university’s buildings—School of Architecture, School of Art, and School of Design—are located off campus in neighbourhoods with a vibrant and inspiring cultural life. 65 bikes to rent and 8 km of bike paths 8

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