McMaster University – School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
Gilmour Hall 212
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8S 4L8

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)
Description A research intensive program in biomedical and health-related fields, which prepares students for future careers in translational research relevant to human health. Ongoing interactions between basic scientists and clinical faculty within the program foster unique opportunities for translational research spanning multiple departments and disciplines.
Website: Medical Sciences at McMaster University – School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Course Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Provincial: $7,008.00
National: $7,008.00

Cost per year is based on the 2017-2018 academic year, and represents tuition cost for three semesters. Mandatory supplementary fees are not included. Please see website for complete cost breakdown.

Requirements
Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580]

Applicants whose native language is not English are required to supply evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language. The most common evidence is a score of at least 92 (iBT), 580 (paper-based test) or 237 (computer-based test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). For IELTS (Academic test), a minimum score of 7.0 is required by the Medical Sciences program.

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Applicants are required to have: a 4-year Honours degree (B.Sc.), with an academic standing that is equivalent to at least a McMaster B+ in the last 30 units of courses relevant to the program. The School of Graduate Studies at McMaster requires that visa applicants have a first class academic record. Degrees and grades from foreign universities are evaluated in terms of their equivalency to those from McMaster; OR an M.D. degree or equivalent (e.g. M.B.B.S., M.B., Ch.B.) with an academic standing equivalent to at least a McMaster B+ in previous academic work.