The Quebec School System
The Université de Sherbrooke offers study programs at all three levels of education.
Bachelor’sThree or four years of study leading to a North-American Bachelor’s degree. This diploma corresponds to a Bachelor’s +3 or +4 or to a license in other French-based education systems.
Graduate – Master’s
Master’sFrom twelve months to two years of study leading to a North-American Master’s degree. The degree is obtained either by doing research with thesis or by doing course work (without thesis). This diploma corresponds to a Bachelor’s +5 or +6 or the equivalent in other French-based education systems (DEA or DESS).
DiplomaGraduate diplomas usually include the same courses as masters, but do not require a thesis or long paper. These programs are intended for professionals.
Graduate – Doctorate
DoctorateThree or five years of study leading to a Doctorate (Ph.D. or DBA [in Administration]). Most doctoral programs investigate fundamental or applied research.