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Experimental Medicine

McGill University

36 months
Duration
19082 CAD/year
4782 CAD/year
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About

Experimental Medicine is a Division of the Department of Medicine charged with the task of providing graduate education in the Department, and enabling professors located in the research institutes of the McGill teaching hospitals and other centres to supervise graduate students. The Division offers various programs, each of which has different training objectives.

Overview

The international recognition of the high-quality training accorded our graduates is in essence what distinguishes graduates of our programs from the graduates of comparable programs in peer institutions.

The programme

The overall objective of this program is to train students in the in-depth analysis of fundamental, translational and/or clinical research. Students perform studies at diverse levels, from molecular, cellular, and tissue to whole animal, human, and population in order to elucidate mechanisms behind human diseases, leading to drug discovery. Students are trained to become research leaders in both academic and industrial settings.

Applicants for the Ph.D. in Experimental Medicine must normally hold an M.Sc. degree. The one exception is the possibility of direct entry offered to candidates having demonstrated academic excellence, i.e., a CGPA of 3.5 or more out of a possible 4.0 throughout their undergraduate studies. 

The training is in the conduct of research in a wide range of medical specialties. The method of instruction consists of a combination of in-class and practical training, as well as exposure to international conferences and guest seminars. Success is ultimately determined by the preparation and defense of a thesis. This program may lead to research careers in industry, government, or academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis
  • Comprehensive Oral Examination

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and application fee
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation 
  • Personal statement
  • Writing sample/portfolio
  • A research supervisor
  • Study permits/student visas

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19082 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9541 CAD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    4782 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2391 CAD per semester during 36 months.

Funding

McGill University is committed to provide financial support for graduate education. Through Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) and other academic units, McGill is working to increase the number of student fellowships and scholarships, exploring new avenues for student support, and making it easier to disburse existing funds. Our competitive funding support offers, coupled with Montreal’s low cost of living, makes graduate studies at McGill a wise educational investment.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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