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Admissions Requirements & Deadlines

As of October 2012, McGill’s formerly paper-based graduate application process has been replaced with a more convenient electronic version. For detailed instructions on how to apply and how to upload required supporting documents in the new version, please see: http://www.mcgill.ca/gradapplicants/apply/prepare

Admission process

List of doctoral-level courses


Registration for compulsory comprehensives (BIOC 701, 702, 703)

All students entering or registered in the Ph.D. program must register for the comprehensive courses (see table below). Registration for these courses is not initiated until instructed by the Student Affairs Officer (Christine Laberge).


This page contains important information designed to help you complete the application process. Be sure to review it carefully before submitting your application.

You should also consult the Applying and admissions section of the Prospective Graduate Students website.