Ph.D. On Campus

Rehabilitation Science

McGill University

36 months
16750 CAD/year
2726 CAD/year
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This Rehabilitation Science program from McGill University consists of three to four years of study, on average, for graduates with master's-level training in one of the medical rehabilitation disciplines or a related field. 


The Rehabilitation Science program from McGill University consists of required and elective coursework, a comprehensive written examination, a research proposal, a doctoral thesis, and an oral defence.


A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. 

The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • Research Methodology
  • Selected Topics in Rehabilitation Science
  • Research Proposal
  • Ph.D. Comprehensive
  • Measurement: Rehabilitation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An M.Sc. degree in a rehabilitation-related discipline from a university of recognized reputation;
  • Evidence of high academic achievement, equivalent to a B+ standing, or a McGill CGPA of 3.3 (75–79%) is required;
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 86 on the Internet-based test (iBT), with each component score not less than 20; or
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum overall band score of 6.5.
  • A GRE (Graduate Records Examination) Test is recommended for the following applicants: those who do not have a B.Sc., M.Sc., or equivalent from a Canadian university; those who have been out of university for five years or more.
  • Applicants must ensure that official test results are sent to McGill University directly by the testing service. Applications cannot be considered if test results are not available.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16750 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8375 CAD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    2726 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1363 CAD per semester during 36 months.


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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