Ph.D. On Campus


McGill University

36 months
16122 CAD/year
2624 CAD/year
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The Ph.D. in Biochemistry at McGill University trains students in laboratory-based research at the highest level. 


The Ph.D. program is streamlined to emphasize independent research, and the many areas of biochemistry studied in our Department offer a wide choice of specialties. 

Key Features 

  • Students gain in-depth expertise in biochemistry and the biomedical sciences, with the opportunity to carry out research projects at a world-class level and build collaborations with other leading research groups.
  • Graduates of the Ph.D. Biochemistry program at McGill University are outstandingly prepared for leadership careers in the basic health sciences in industry, the public sector, or academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminars in Biochemistry
  • Research Seminar
  • Thesis Proposal
  • Research Seminar
  • Advanced Strategies in Genetics and Genomics
  • Genomics and Gene Expression

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Agreement of a faculty member to act as Thesis Supervisor and to provide adequate financial support
  • Acceptance by a Bioinformatics or Chemical Biology research director

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16122 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16122 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2624 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2624 CAD per year during 36 months.


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