The MAJOR program becomes more specialized in Biochemistry during the final two years, with a total of 67 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.
Can’t get into a BIOC course?
If you are not a BIOC student and REQUIRE a BIOC course, this excludes COMPLEMENTARY courses, please send an email to undergrad [dot] biochem [at] mcgill [dot] ca, including your name and ID number, and we will verify your records and a permit will be issued the same day for you to register.
PLEASE NOTE: You MUST have ALL prerequisites to take any BIOC course.
Academic Advisor Office Hours:
Room 905A, McIntyre Medical Sciences Building
WEDNESDAYS and THURSDAYS- 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Academic Advisors in the Department of Biochemistry
The Honours program in Biochemistry combines the substantial background given by the Major program with a challenging opportunity to carry out laboratory research projects in the U3 year. These courses provide students with research experience under the supervision of a professor in the Department.