Welcome to the Graduate
Division regroups over 200 members (both Faculty and
Associate members) whose areas of interest are
wide-ranging and diversified. In addition, the
Division includes over 250 graduate students
enrolled in one or the other of the 4 programs
presently being offered. These programs are:
Ph.D. in Experimental Medicine
2. M.Sc. in
3. M.Sc., Bioethics Option
4. M.Sc., Environment Option
5. Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research
(for Canadians and permanent residents ONLY)
Applicants for the Ph.D. program must
normally hold an M.Sc.
degree. However, candidates who have only a
B.Sc. degree but who have demonstrated academic
excellence (cGPA of 3.5 out of a possible maximum of
4.0 throughout their undergraduate studies) can be
considered for direct entry into the Ph.D., if they
so desire. These candidates should clearly
indicate (on the application form) that they are
seeking entry into the Ph.D. program rather than the M.Sc.
Applicants for the
M.Sc., M.Sc. (Environment Option) or Graduate Diploma in
Clinical Research must hold a B.Sc. degree or its equivalent.
Applicants for the M.Sc. (Bioethics
program must hold an M.D., Nursing, Physical and
Occupational Therapy and/or any other professional
health training degree. Students who do not fit
these criteria may be considered for admission on an
All prospective students are
encouraged to refer to the Graduate and Postdoctoral
Studies website (http://www.mcgill.ca/gradapplicants/)
for information of interest to them specifically.
Moreover, they are encouraged to read “Your Future: A Guide for
Potential Graduate Studies” on the website of the
Canadian Association for Graduate Studies, for
useful information, tips and insights into studying
at the graduate level.