Barbados Field Study Semester

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Barbados Field Study Semester


Offered: Fall term

Location: Bellairs Research Institute in Barbados

Enrolment Limit: 25 students

Fees: In addition to the regular McGill fees, students will be required to pay the additional costs associated with delivering the courses in the field. These costs include accommodation and most food, as well as other field costs; they do not include airfare. Fee details for the upcoming semester are available at

Students enrolled in the Barbados Field Study Semester (BFSS) program may be eligible for a Travel (Mobility) Award from the Government of Quebec; see for details.

Application Deadline: The deadline is in late February each year for admission to the following Fall semester.

Application Details: Students must submit:

  • a letter of intent;
  • a CV; and
  • a copy of their transcript

by email to jocelyne.begin [at] Further details are available at

Prerequisites: None

For more information and course lists, see Faculty of Science > Undergraduate > Academic Programs > Field Study > Field Studies - Minor Field Studies (18 credits).

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Field Studies—2016-2017 (last updated Feb. 23, 2016) (disclaimer)