McGill University - Faculty of Medicine

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School:McGill University - Faculty of Medicine
Field of Study:Biochemistry
Description:We offer a highly-regarded 45-credit graduate program leading to the M.Sc. degree that prepares our students for scientific careers in many areas of biochemistry and related sciences.

URL:Biochemistry at McGill University - Faculty of Medicine
Course Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,151
National: $9,163

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants must hold a B.Sc. degree (or equivalent) from a recognized institution and are expected to have attained a high scholastic standing equivalent to, or better, than the minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 (out of 4.0 at McGill University) or 3.2 in the last two years of completed studies. A background in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, physiology, microbiology is preferred. In examining a candidate's transcripts, the admissions committee looks for: a general background in organic and physical chemistry; two terms of cellular and molecular biology; two terms of metabolic biochemistry (including biosynthesis of macromolecules); adequate laboratory experience; at least one advanced level course in each of two 'core' areas of protein structure and function (including enzymology) and nucleic acid structure and function.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Personal essay
    Cost Notes :

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 January 31, 2018