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Graduate Studies at a Glance

Graduate Studies at a Glance

Graduate and Postoctoral Degrees Offered by Faculty

Graduate and Postoctoral Degrees Offered by Faculty

McGill University offers graduate and postdoctoral programs in the following units (organized by their administering home faculty):

Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Degrees Available
Agricultural Economics M.Sc.
Animal Science M.Sc., M.Sc.A., Ph.D.
Bioresource Engineering M.Sc., M.Sc.A., Ph.D., Graduate Certificate
Biotechnology M.Sc.A., Graduate Certificate
Dietetics and Human Nutrition M.Sc., M.Sc.A., Ph.D., Graduate Diploma
Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry M.Sc., Ph.D.
Natural Resource Sciences M.Sc., Ph.D.
Parasitology M.Sc., Ph.D.
Plant Science M.Sc., M.Sc.A., Ph.D., Graduate Certificate
Faculty of Arts Degrees Available
Anthropology M.A., Ph.D.
Art History M.A., Ph.D.
Classics – see History and Classical Studies N/A
Communication Studies M.A., Ph.D.
East Asian Studies M.A., Ph.D.
Economics M.A., Ph.D.
English M.A., Ph.D.
French Language and Literature M.A., Ph.D.
Geography M.A., Ph.D.
History and Classical Studies M.A., Ph.D.
Institute for the Study of International Development N/A
Islamic Studies M.A., Ph.D.
Jewish Studies M.A.
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures M.A., Ph.D.
Linguistics M.A., Ph.D.
Mathematics and Statistics M.A., Ph.D.
Philosophy M.A., Ph.D.
Political Science M.A., Ph.D.
Psychology M.A., Ph.D.
Quebec Studies / Études sur le Québec N/A
Social Studies of Medicine N/A
Social Work M.S.W., Ph.D.
Sociology M.A., Ph.D.
School of Dentistry Degrees Available
Dentistry M.Sc.
Desautels Faculty of Management Degrees Available
Desautels Faculty of Management M.B.A., M.B.A. with Integrated B.C.L./LL.B., M.D./M.B.A., M.B.A./Japan, E.M.B.A., M.M.M., M.M., Ph.D., Graduate Certificate, Diploma
Faculty of Education Degrees Available
Educational and Counselling Psychology M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Graduate Diploma
Information Studies M.L.I.S., Ph.D., Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
Integrated Studies in Education M.A., Ph.D., Graduate Certificate
Kinesiology and Physical Education M.A., M.Sc.
Faculty of Engineering Degrees Available
Architecture M.Arch., Ph.D.
Chemical Engineering M.Eng., Ph.D.
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics M.Sc., M.Eng., Ph.D.
Electrical and Computer Engineering M.Eng., Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering M.Sc., M.Eng., Ph.D.
Mining and Materials Engineering M.Sc., M.Eng., Ph.D., Graduate Diploma
Urban Planning M.U.P.
Faculty of Law Degrees Available
Law LL.M., D.C.L., Graduate Certificate
McGill School of Environment Degrees Available
Environment N/A
Faculty of Medicine Degrees Available
Anatomy and Cell Biology M.Sc., Ph.D.
Biochemistry M.Sc., Ph.D.
Bioethics N/A
Biomedical Engineering M.Eng., Ph.D.
Communication Sciences and Disorders M.Sc., M.Sc.A., Ph.D.
Epidemiology and Biostatistics M.Sc., Ph.D., Graduate Diploma
Human Genetics M.Sc., Ph.D.
Medical Physics M.Sc.
Medicine, Experimental M.Sc., Ph.D., Graduate Diploma
Medicine, Family (Option) N/A
Microbiology and Immunology M.Sc., Ph.D.
Neuroscience (Integrated Program in) M.Sc., Ph.D.
Occupational Health M.Sc.A., Ph.D.
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery M.Sc.
Pathology M.Sc., Ph.D.
Pharmacology and Therapeutics M.Sc., Ph.D.
Physiology M.Sc., Ph.D
Psychiatry M.Sc.
Surgery, Experimental (Division of Surgical Research) M.Sc., Ph.D., Graduate Diploma
Ingram School of Nursing Degrees Available
Nursing M.Sc.A., Ph.D., Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
School of Physical and Occupational Therapy Degrees Available
Physical and Occupational Therapy M.Sc., M.Sc.A., Ph.D., Graduate Certificate
Faculty of Religious Studies Degrees Available
Religious Studies M.A., S.T.M., Ph.D.
Schulich School of Music Degrees Available
Schulich School of Music M.A., M.Mus., D.Mus., Ph.D., Graduate Diploma
Faculty of Science Degrees Available
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences M.Sc., Ph.D.
Biology M.Sc., Ph.D.
Chemistry M.Sc., M.Sc.A., Ph.D.
Computer Science M.Sc., Ph.D.
Earth and Planetary Sciences M.Sc., Ph.D.
Geography M.Sc., Ph.D.
Mathematics and Statistics M.Sc., Ph.D.
Physics M.Sc., Ph.D.
Psychology M.Sc., Ph.D.

Master's Degrees and Prerequisites

Master's Degrees and Prerequisites

The following list shows all of the master's degrees available at McGill, along with their prerequisites. See Master's Degree Programs and Specializations for more information on specific programs and options.

Degree Prerequisites
Master of Arts M.A. Bachelor of Arts in the subject selected for graduate work. See appropriate unit.
Master of Architecture M.Arch.

Professional degree – McGill B.Sc.(Arch.) degree, or equivalent.

Post-professional degree – an M.Arch. (professional degree) or equivalent professional degree.

Master of Business Administration M.B.A. An undergraduate degree from an approved university. See M.B.A. Program.
Master of Business Administration with integrated Bachelor of Civil Law / Bachelor of Laws M.B.A. with B.C.L./LL.B. See M.B.A. Program.
Master of Business Administration with Doctor of Medicine / Master of Surgery M.B.A. with M.D.,C.M. See M.B.A. Program.
Master of Education M.Ed. Bachelor's degree with specialization related to the subject chosen for graduate work, plus a Permanent Quebec Teaching Diploma or its equivalent for some of the above degrees. See appropriate department.
Master of Engineering M.Eng. Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent, with specialization appropriate for the subject selected for graduate study. See appropriate department.
Master of Laws LL.M. An acceptable degree in Law or equivalent qualifications. See Law Admission Requirements and Application Procedures.
Master of Library and Information Studies M.L.I.S. At least a bachelor's degree from a recognized university. See Information Studies Admission Requirements and Application Procedures.
Master of Management M.M. See Master of Management Programs Admission Requirements and Application Procedures.
Master of Manufacturing Management M.M.M. See Master of Management Programs Admission Requirements and Application Procedures.
Master of Music M.Mus.

Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Arts with concentration in the area selected for graduate study.

Applicants to the Performance program are required to pass auditions in their speciality.

See Schulich School of Music.

Master of Sacred Theology S.T.M. B.A. with specialization in religious studies or theology. See Religious Studies Admission Requirements and Application Procedures.
Master of Science M.Sc. Bachelor of Science in the subject selected for graduate work. See appropriate unit.
Master of Science, Applied M.Sc.A. A bachelor's degree in the subject selected for graduate work. See appropriate unit.
Master of Social Work M.S.W. Bachelor's degree in Social Work including courses in statistics and social science research methods. See Social Work Admission Requirements and Application Procedures.
Master of Social Work with Bachelor of Civil Law and Bachelor of Laws M.S.W. with B.C.L. and LL.B. See Social Work Admission Requirements and Application Procedures.
Master of Urban Planning M.U.P. Bachelor's degree in any one of the following: Anthropology, Architecture, Economics, Civil Engineering, Geography, Law, Management, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology, or Urban Planning, with adequate knowledge of quantitative techniques. See Urban Planning Admission Requirements and Application Procedures.

Master's Degree Programs and Specializations

Master's Degree Prerequisites, Programs and Specializations

The following list shows all of the programs and options available for each degree at McGill.

Master of Architecture (M.Arch.)

Program Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
Professional Non-Thesis Design Studio, Design Studio – Directed Research
Post-professional Non-Thesis Architectural History and Theory, Cultural Mediations and Technology, Urban Design and Housing

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Programs leading to the degree of Master of Arts are offered in the following areas:

Program Areas Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
Anthropology Thesis, Non-Thesis Development Studies, Environment, Gender and Women's Studies (Thesis)
Art History Non-Thesis Gender and Women's Studies (Non-Thesis)
Classics Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
Communication Studies Thesis, Non-Thesis Gender and Women's Studies (Thesis)
Counselling Psychology Non-Thesis (Professional Internship), Non-Thesis (Project) N/A
East Asian Studies Thesis (Ad Hoc) N/A
Economics Thesis, Non-Thesis Development Studies, Social Statistics (Non-Thesis)
Educational Psychology Thesis N/A
Education and Society Thesis, Non-Thesis

Gender and Women's Studies (Thesis)

Gender and Women's Studies, Jewish Education (Non-Thesis)

Educational Leadership Thesis, Non-Thesis (Coursework), Non-Thesis (Project)

Gender and Women's Studies (Thesis)

Gender and Women's Studies (Non-Thesis (Project))

English Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
French Thesis, Non-Thesis Gender and Women's Studies (Thesis)
Geography Thesis Development Studies, Environment, Gender and Women's Studies, Neotropical Environment, Social Statistics (Thesis)
German Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
Hispanic Studies Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
History Thesis, Non-Thesis

Development Studies, European Studies, Gender and Women's Studies (Thesis)

Development Studies, European Studies, Gender and Women's Studies (Non-Thesis)

History of Medicine Non-Thesis N/A
Islamic Studies Thesis Gender and Women's Studies (Thesis)
Italian Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
Jewish Studies Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
Kinesiology and Physical Education Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
Linguistics Non-Thesis N/A
Mathematics and Statistics Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
Medical Anthropology Thesis N/A
Music – Music Education Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
Music – Music Technology Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
Music – Musicology Thesis, Non-Thesis Gender and Women's Studies (Thesis)
Music – Theory Thesis, Non-Thesis Gender and Women's Studies (Thesis)
Philosophy Thesis Bioethics
Political Science Thesis, Non-Thesis

Development Studies, European Studies (Thesis)

Development Studies, European Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, Social Statistics (Non-Thesis)

Psychology Thesis N/A
Religious Studies Thesis, Non-Thesis Bioethics, Gender and Women's Studies (Thesis)
Russian Thesis N/A
Second Language Education Thesis, Non-Thesis Gender and Women's Studies (Thesis)
Sociology Thesis, Non-Thesis

Development Studies, Environment, Gender and Women's Studies, Medical Sociology, Neotropical Environment (Thesis)

Development Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, Medical Sociology, Social Statistics (Non-Thesis)

Teaching and Learning Non-Thesis English or French Second Language, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Technology, Social Sciences

Master of Business Administration and Management Degrees (M.B.A., M.M., M.M.M.)

A program leading to the degree of Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) is offered in the following concentrations:

Program Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
M.B.A. Non-Thesis Finance, General Management, Global Strategy and Leadership, Marketing, Technology and Innovation (Non-Thesis)
M.B.A. with B.C.L. and LL.B. Non-Thesis Finance, General Management, Global Strategy and Leadership, Marketing, Technology and Innovation (Non-Thesis)
M.D./M.B.A. Non-Thesis N/A
M.B.A./Japan Non-Thesis Finance, General Management, Global Strategy and Leadership, Marketing, Technology and Innovation (Non-Thesis)
E.M.B.A. Non-Thesis N/A
M.M.M. Non-Thesis N/A
M.M./IMPM Non-Thesis N/A
M.M./IMPMHL Non-Thesis N/A

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Program Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
Educational Psychology Non-Thesis N/A

Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)

Program Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
Aerospace Engineering Non-Thesis N/A
Biomedical Engineering Thesis, Non-Thesis Bioinformatics (Thesis)
Chemical Engineering Non-Thesis Environmental Engineering (Non-Thesis)
Civil Engineering Thesis, Non-Thesis Environmental Engineering (Non-Thesis)
Electrical Engineering Thesis, Non-Thesis Computational Science and Engineering (Thesis)
Mechanical Engineering Thesis, Non-Thesis Computational Science and Engineering (Thesis)
Mining and Materials Engineering Thesis, Non-Thesis Environmental Engineering (Non-Thesis)

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Program Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
Law Thesis, Non-Thesis

Bioethics, European Studies (Thesis)

Air and Space Law, Environment, Comparative Law (Thesis and Non-Thesis)

Master of Library and Information Studies (M.L.I.S.)

The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies offers a postgraduate professional program in librarianship. Two years of full-time study or the equivalent are required.

Program Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
Information Studies Non-Thesis N/A

Master of Music (M.Mus.)

Program Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
Music – Composition Non-Thesis N/A
Performance Thesis Vocal Pedagogy, Jazz Performance, Early Music, Orchestral Instruments and Guitar, Collaborative Piano, Piano, Opera and Voice, Organ and Church Music, Conducting
Sound Recording Non-Thesis N/A

Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M.)

A program leading to the degree of Sanctae Theologiae Magister (S.T.M.) is given in the Faculty of Religious Studies. This degree is primarily for those who intend to enter the ministry of the Christian Church or another religious institution, or to proceed to teaching in schools. A Master of Arts program (thesis and non-thesis) is also available.

Program Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
Religious Studies Non-Thesis N/A

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Program Areas Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
Agricultural Economics Thesis N/A
Animal Science Thesis N/A
Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Thesis Environment (Thesis)
Biochemistry Thesis Bioinformatics, Chemical Biology (Thesis)
Biology Thesis Bioinformatics, Environment, Neotropical Environment
Bioresource Engineering Thesis, Non-Thesis

Environment, Neotropical Environment (Thesis)

Integrated Water Resource Management (Non-Thesis)

Biostatistics Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
Cell Biology Thesis N/A
Chemistry Thesis Chemical Biology
Civil Engineering Thesis N/A
Communication Sciences and Disorders Thesis N/A
Computer Science Thesis, Non-Thesis Bioinformatics, Computational Science, Engineering (Thesis)
Dental Science Thesis, Non-Thesis Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Thesis)
Earth and Planetary Sciences Thesis Environment
Entomology Thesis Environment, Neotropical Environment
Epidemiology Thesis N/A
Experimental Medicine Thesis Bioethics, Environment, Family Medicine
Experimental Surgery Thesis Surgical Research
Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry Thesis, Non-Thesis Food Safety (Non-Thesis)
Genetic Counselling Non-Thesis N/A
Geography Thesis Environment, Neotropical Environment
Human Genetics Thesis Bioethics, Bioinformatics
Human Nutrition Thesis N/A
Kinesiology and Physical Education Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
Mathematics and Statistics Thesis, Non-Thesis Bioinformatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Thesis N/A
Medical Radiation Physics Thesis N/A
Microbiology Thesis Environment
Microbiology and Immunology Thesis N/A
Mining and Materials Engineering Thesis N/A
Neuroscience Thesis N/A
Otolaryngology Thesis N/A
Parasitology Thesis Bioinformatics, Environment
Pathology Thesis N/A
Pharmacology Thesis Chemical Biology
Physics Thesis N/A
Physiology Thesis Bioinformatics
Plant Science Thesis Bioinformatics, Environment, Neotropical Environment
Psychiatry Thesis N/A
Psychology Thesis N/A
Public Health Non-Thesis Environment
Rehabilitation Sciences Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
Renewable Resources Thesis, Non-Thesis

Environment, Neotropical Environment (Thesis)

Environmental Assessment (Non-Thesis)

Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.)

This degree was designed to provide postgraduate training of a professional and vocational character, with less emphasis on theoretical knowledge and research than in Master of Science programs, but with no lower standards either for admission or completion of requirements. Two years of full-time study or equivalent are normally required with an emphasis on coursework.

Program Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
Animal Science Non-Thesis N/A
Bioresource Engineering Non-Thesis Environment, Environmental Engineering, Neotropical Environment
Biotechnology Non-Thesis N/A
Chemistry Non-Thesis N/A
Communication Sciences and Disorders Non-Thesis Speech-Language Pathology
Human Nutrition Non-Thesis (Project), Non-Thesis (Practicum) N/A
Nursing Non-Thesis N/A
Occupational Health Non-Thesis (Resident), Non-Thesis (Distance) N/A
Occupational Therapy Non-Thesis N/A
Physical Therapy Non-Thesis N/A
Plant Science Non-Thesis N/A

Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

The M.S.W. degree represents a second level of professional study in which students build competence in a chosen field of practice.

Program Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
Social Work Thesis, Non-Thesis N/A
Joint Master of Social Work with B.C.L. and LL.B. Non-Thesis N/A

Master of Urban Planning

The program requires a minimum of two years residence and a three-month internship with a member of a recognized planning association.

Program Thesis/Non-Thesis Options
Urban Planning Thesis, Non-Thesis Transportation Planning, Urban Design (Non-Thesis)

Doctoral Degrees

Doctoral Degrees

The following section lists the doctoral degrees available at McGill, along with their prerequisites. See Doctoral Degree Programs and Specializations for specific programs and options for doctoral degrees.

Degree Prerequisites
Doctor of Civil Law D.C.L. B.C.L. or LL.B. and usually LL.M. See Law.
Doctor of Music D.Mus. M.A. in Composition (D.Mus. in Composition) or a master's degree in Performance, and professional and teaching experience (D.Mus. in Performance). See Music.
Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D. An undergraduate degree relevant to the subject chosen for graduate work. Some departments require all Ph.D. candidates to hold a master's degree in the same subject. Departments may recommend that candidates of undoubted promise should be allowed to proceed directly to the Ph.D. degree without being required to submit a master's thesis.

Doctoral Degree Programs and Specializations

Doctoral Degree Programs and Specializations

Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.)

Doctoral programs are offered in Air and Space Law and Law (Comparative Law). Both are predominantly research degrees awarded on the basis of a thesis that represents an original contribution to the development of legal science.

Program Options Offered by Faculty/School
Law Air and Space Law, Comparative Law Faculty of Law

Doctor of Music (D.Mus.)

The Doctor of Music degree is offered in Composition. The Doctoral thesis consists of a musical composition of major dimensions together with a written analysis of the work. The composition is presented by the candidate in concert. The regulations set forth for the Ph.D. generally apply also to the D.Mus.

The Doctor of Music degree is also offered in Performance. It is offered to professional musicians who wish to teach at the university level and to develop a specialization in a particular repertoire, approach, or discipline (musicology, music theory, music education and pedagogy, or music technology).

Program Options Offered by Faculty/School
Music Composition, Performance Studies Schulich School of Music

Doctor of Philosophy Degrees

Programs leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy are offered in the following areas:
Program Options Offered by Faculty/School
Animal Science Bioinformatics Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Anthropology Neotropical Environment Faculty of Arts
Architecture N/A Faculty of Engineering
Art History Gender and Women's Studies Faculty of Arts
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences N/A Faculty of Science
Biochemistry Bioinformatics, Chemical Biology Faculty of Medicine
Biology Bioinformatics, Developmental Biology, Environment, Neotropical Environment Faculty of Science
Biomedical Engineering Bioinformatics Faculty of Medicine
Bioresource Engineering Environment, Neotropical Environment Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Biostatistics N/A Faculty of Medicine
Cell Biology N/A Faculty of Medicine
Chemical Engineering N/A Faculty of Engineering
Chemistry Chemical Biology Faculty of Science
Civil Engineering N/A Faculty of Engineering
Classics N/A Faculty of Arts
Communication Sciences and Disorders Language Acquisition Faculty of Medicine
Communication Studies Gender and Women's Studies Faculty of Arts
Computer Science Bioinformatics Faculty of Science
Counselling Psychology N/A Faculty of Education
Earth and Planetary Sciences Environment Faculty of Science
Economics N/A Faculty of Arts
Educational Psychology N/A Faculty of Education
Educational Studies Gender and Women's Studies, Language Acquisition Faculty of Education
Electrical Engineering N/A Faculty of Engineering
English N/A Faculty of Arts
Entomology Environment, Neotropical Environment Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Epidemiology N/A Faculty of Medicine
Experimental Medicine Environment Faculty of Medicine
Experimental Surgery (Surgical Research) N/A Faculty of Medicine
Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry N/A Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
French Language and Literature Gender and Women's Studies Faculty of Arts
Geography Environment, Gender and Women's Studies, Neotropical Environment Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science
German N/A Faculty of Arts
Hispanic Studies N/A Faculty of Arts
History N/A Faculty of Arts
Human Genetics Bioinformatics Faculty of Medicine
Human Nutrition N/A Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Information Studies N/A Faculty of Education
Islamic Studies Gender and Women's Studies Faculty of Arts
Linguistics Language Acquisition Faculty of Arts
Management N/A Desautels Faculty of Management
Mathematics and Statistics Bioinformatics Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science
Mechanical Engineering N/A Faculty of Engineering
Microbiology N/A Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Microbiology and Immunology Bioinformatics, Environment Faculty of Medicine
Mining and Materials Engineering N/A Faculty of Engineering
Music (Composition, Music Education, Musicology, Music Technology, Sound Recording, Theory), Gender and Women's Studies Schulich School of Music
Neuroscience N/A Faculty of Medicine
Nursing Psychosocial Oncology Ingram School of Nursing
Occupational Health N/A Faculty of Medicine
Parasitology Bioinformatics, Environment Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Pathology N/A Faculty of Medicine
Pharmacology Chemical Biology Faculty of Medicine
Philosophy Environment, Gender and Women's Studies Faculty of Arts
Physics N/A Faculty of Science
Physiology Bioinformatics Faculty of Medicine
Plant Science Bioinformatics, Environment, Neotropical Environment Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Political Science Gender and Women's Studies Faculty of Arts
Psychology Language Acquisition, Psychosocial Oncology Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science
Rehabilitation Science N/A School of Physical and Occupational Therapy
Religious Studies Gender and Women's Studies Faculty of Religious Studies
Renewable Resources Environment, Neotropical Environment Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Russian N/A Faculty of Arts
School/Applied Child Psychology N/A Faculty of Education
Social Work N/A Faculty of Arts
Sociology Environment, Gender and Women's Studies Faculty of Arts

Joint Doctor of Philosophy Degrees

The following joint Ph.D. programs are offered:

  • Nursing (McGill / Université de Montréal)
  • Management (McGill / Concordia / H.E.C. / UQAM)
  • Social Work (McGill / Université de Montréal)

Ad Hoc Doctor of Philosophy Degrees (Ph.D. (Ad Hoc))

Several departments offer the possibility of directly entering a Ph.D. program on an ad hoc basis, or, with the permission of the supervisor and the approval of the Graduate Program Director, exceptional students may transfer from the master's program to the ad hoc Ph.D. program.

Program Options Offered by Faculty/School
East Asian Studies N/A Faculty of Arts
Italian Studies N/A Faculty of Arts
Kinesiology and Physical Education N/A Faculty of Education
Psychiatry N/A Faculty of Medicine
Urban Planning N/A Faculty of Engineering

Postdoctoral Research

Postdoctoral Research

See Postdoctoral Research for information about postdoctoral research at McGill University.

Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates

Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates

The graduate diplomas and graduate certificates listed below are programs of study under the academic supervision of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. The prerequisite for a diploma or certificate is an undergraduate degree in the same discipline.

Graduate Diplomas are offered in:
Clinical Research Professional Performance
Epidemiology Public Accountancy (Chartered Accountancy)
Library and Information Studies Registered Dietician Credentialing (R.D.)
Mining Engineering School/Applied Child Psychology (Post-Ph.D.)
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Surgical Health Care Research
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner  

These diploma programs consist of at least two terms of full-time study or the equivalent.

Graduate Certificates are offered in:
Assessing Driving Capabilities Educational Leadership 1
Air and Space Law Educational Leadership 2
Bioinformatics Library and Information Studies
Bioresource Engineering (Integrated Water Resources Management) Post-M.B.A.
Biotechnology Teaching English as a Second Language
Chronic Pain Management Theory in Primary Care
Comparative Law Theory in Neonatology

All graduate regulations apply to graduate diploma and graduate certificate candidates.

Note: The School of Continuing Studies offers graduate diplomas and graduate certificates that are not under the academic supervision of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. To see a list of the programs offered refer to the School of Continuing Studies Programs, Courses and University Regulations publication available at www.mcgill.ca/study.
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