McGill University – Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Bioethics/Medical EthicsMedicine (MD)
Description The objectives of this program are to allow students to conduct innovative research in relation to a bioethical issue pertinent to health care and to acquire a working knowledge of bioethical issues from the current viewpoint of other relevant disciplines such as law, philosophy, and religious studies. A minimum of 45 credits is required including the thesis. The research culminates in the preparation of a thesis.
Website: Family Medicine: Bioethics (M.Sc Thesis) at McGill University – Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Cost per year:

Provincial: $4,151.09
National: $9,162.89

Cost per year represents typical annual fees based on 30 credits taken during Fall and Winter terms.

Requirements
Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 567] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Proof of competency in oral and written English: TOEFL: International students who have not received their instruction in English or whose mother tongue is not English must pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 86 on the Internet-based test (iBT; 567 on the paper-based test (PBT)), with each component score not less than 20. Note: The TOEFL institution code for McGill University is 0935. For further information, please refer to the TOEFL website. Alternatively, students may submit International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores with a minimum overall band score of 6.5. Original score reports must be submitted (photocopies will not be accepted).

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.4 is required out of a possible maximum CGPA of 4.0, or a GPA of 3.6 is required in the last two years of full-time studies.