McGill University

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:School of Physical & Occupational Therapy
Field of Study:Physical Therapy/Therapist
Description:Physical therapists use exercise, physical modalities, manual therapy approaches, assistive devices and lifestyle management to help individuals obtain maximal functional potential. The physical therapist is a health professional who contributes to the multidisciplinary team through patient evaluation, treatment planning and delivery, education, research and consultation in clinics, industry and the community.

The academic/clinical program in physical therapy consists of seven consecutive semesters over 18 months, following a qualifying year consisting of professional and interprofessional education courses in physical therapy. Clinical experience is provided in the teaching hospitals of the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, and other affiliated centers. The clinical affiliations completed over the 18 month program exceed 1,000 hours of clinic-based experience. The credit weighting for this program is 58 credits.
URL:Physical Therapy at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,248
National: $9,424
International: $21,525

Admission Requirements


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

  • 2 of   Biology 
  • 3 of   Chemistry 
  • 2 of   Mathematics 
  • 3 of   Physics 

Required courses: Biology - NYA, General Biology II (00UK, 00XU); Chemistry - NYA, NYB, Organic Chemistry I (00UL, 00UM, 00XV); Mathematics - NYA, NYB (00UN, 00UP); Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (00UR, 00US, 00UT).

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

* 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 June 30, 2018