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Master's program

We offer a highly-regarded 45-credit graduate program leading to the M.Sc. degree that prepares our students for scientific careers in many areas of biochemistry and related sciences.

 Completing the M.Sc.

All M.Sc.

Welcome to the Department of Biochemistry

In Biochemistry at McGill you will join research teams carrying out exciting, innovative science. The Department's 30 full time members are complemented by another 30 adjunct and associate members. They have made ground breaking discoveries, from identifying the gene that causes spina bifida to documenting complex processes goveringing the regulation of protein synthesis to tracking gene expression in breast cancer development.

Graduate Studies

On behalf of our Chair, Dr. Albert Berghuis, and the faculty members of the Department, welcome to the Department of Biochemistry. We hope that your time here will be productive and creative, as well as an enjoyable part of your education.

Master's program

We offer a highly-regarded 45-credit graduate program leading to the M.Sc. degree that prepares our students for scientific careers in many areas of biochemistry and related sciences. 


Completing the M.Sc.

All M.Sc. students are required to complete 45 credits for their degree, including: