Program Information

School: McGill University
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Biochemistry
Description: The major program becomes more specialized in Biochemistry during the final two years, with a total of 66 or 69 science credits. This program requires skills and insight from all areas of chemistry, and from other areas such as biology, physiology, microbiology and immunology, statistics, and pharmacology. For students aiming for a professional career in the biological sciences or in medicine, these programs can lead to post-graduate studies and research careers in hospital, university or industrial laboratories.
URL: Biochemistry at McGill University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $42,173
Careers: Nutritionists

Admission Requirements


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

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

Requirements include: Biology – NYA (00UK), Chemistry – NYA, NYB (00UL, 00UM), Mathematics – NYA, NYB, NYC (00UN, 00UP, 00UQ) and Physics – NYA, NYB, NYC (00UR, 00US, 00UT). General Biology II (00XU) and Organic Chemistry I (00XV) are also strongly recommended for applicants to Biochemistry.

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]