Graduation
Requirements

Graduation<br>Requirements

Graduation requirements are determined by the Ministry of Education, which is also responsible for issuing Secondary School Diplomas to all students in Quebec. This includes Nunavik.

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Graduation<br>Requirements

To obtain a Secondary School Diploma

Each student needs to earn a total of 54 credits by successfully completing specific Secondary 4 and 5 level courses. Out of these 54 credits, at least 20 must be earned by completing Secondary 5 level courses.

Offered in Secondary 4

Mandatory courses
Credits
  • Language of Instruction (Inuktitut)
6
  • Second language (French or English)
6
  • Mathematics Secondary 4 (Part 1 of 2)
4
  • Science and Technology (Part 2 of 3)
4
  • History
4
  • Arts Education
2
Total credits leading to diploma
26

Offered in Secondary 5

Mandatory courses
Credits
  • Mathematics Secondary 4 (Part 2 of 2)
4
  • Science and Technology (Part 3 of 3)
4
  • Language of Instruction (Inuktitut)
6
  • Second language (French or English)
6
  • Religion or Physical Education
2
Total credits leading to diploma
22
Complementary courses*
Credits
  • Career and Community Development
2
  • Circumpolar World
4
  • Culture
2
  • Land Survival
2
  • Drama
2
  • Music
2
  • Photography
2
  • Computer
2

* A student may earn more than 6 credits from complementary courses at the Secondary 5 level. Depending on the school, different complementary courses may be offered.