Program Information

School: McMaster University
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Birthing and Parenting Knowledge and Skills
Direct Entry Midwifery (LM, CPM)
Description: The four year program which spans nine terms, includes courses from basic sciences, social sciences, health sciences, women’s studies and electives, in addition to clinical courses. A variety of course formats include classroom, distance learning through web conferencing and print-based self-study courses. Teaching methods include lecture format, small group tutorials, self-directed activities and practical learning experiences in both laboratory and clinical practice settings.

URL: Midwifery at McMaster University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $28,484

Cost per year is based on 30 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 75
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Classical Studies 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U, SBI4U, and SCH4U. Note: Students must obtain a minimum grade of 75% in each of the required courses.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86