University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine

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Biomedical Communications

University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine

Field of Study:Biomedical Sciences, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $11,950


The Master of Science in Biomedical Communications MScBMC is unique in Canada and one of five accredited programs of its kind. This two-year professional graduate program prepares students for careers in the visual communication of science, medicine, and health. Students in this interdisciplinary program explore the use of images, interactive technologies, and animation/simulation to effectively communicate complex science and health topics to a range of audiences. Our graduates are leaders in biocommunications across a number of fields, including pharma and biotech visualization, medical-legal visualization, health communication, research dissemination, textbook publishing, and more.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Candidates will be accepted under the general regulations of SGS and IMS. Students entering the graduate program will be required to have the minimum of a four-year undergraduate degree including prerequisite courses listed below and not more than 25% studio art courses. Candidates must have obtained at least a mid-B standing (73-76% or 3.0 based on a 4-point scale) in their final two years of undergraduate study.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600]
    Application Notes : Please refer to the school web site for more information.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 02, 2022