McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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

Family Medicine: Bioethics (M.Sc Thesis)

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:

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

* 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.

Last Updated: October 21, 2017