Oncology

  • Please note that the application period for Winter 2023 has closed
  • Fall 2023 application deadline for international students is January 15, 2023 (or earlier, if specified by the department below)
  • Fall 2023 application deadline for Canadian students varies by department (see below)

Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology

Location

  • Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology
  • 5100 de Maisonneuve Blvd West, Suite 720
  • Montreal QC H4A 3T2
  • Website: mcgill.ca/oncology/

Grad. Dip. in Oncology

The Graduate Diploma in Oncology provides students the opportunity to gain exposure to the principles and practice of oncology as well as its research domains, while exploring in more detail one of four areas of focus:
  • Population and Global Cancer Control
  • Psychosocial Oncology/Pallative Care
  • Clinical Cancer Research
  • Cancer Care Services and Quality
Taken from Programs, Courses and University Regulations 2022-2023 (last updated Mar. 3, 2022).

Graduate Diploma (Grad. Dip.) Oncology(30 Credits)

    Offered by:Gerald Bronfman Dept Oncology
    Degree:Grad Dip in Oncology

Program Requirement:

The Graduate Diploma in Oncology provides exposure to the entire spectrum of principles and practice in all fields of oncology as well as its research domains while allowing exploration in more detail of a specific area of focus through courses and a practicum. The areas of focus are: population and global cancer control, psychosocial oncology/palliative care, clinical cancer research, or cancer care services and quality.

Required Courses (12 Credits)


  • ONCO 610D1 Fundls of Oncol&Cancer Resrch 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ONCO 610D2 Fundls of Oncol&Cancer Resrch 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ONCO 620 Best Practices: Biomed Resrch 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ONCO 630 Oncology Practicum 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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    • Summer


Complementary Courses (12 Credits)

6 credits from:


  • EPIB 671 Cancer Epidemiology&Prevention 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • PPHS 612D1 Principles/Pub Hlth Practice 1.5 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • PPHS 612D2 Principles/Pub Hlth Practice 1.5 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

OR



  • NUR2 783 Psychosocial Oncology Research 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ONCO 635 Qual&Psychosocial Health Res 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

OR



  • EXMD 617 Workshop in Clinical Trials 1 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EXMD 618 Workshop in Clinical Trials 2 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EXMD 619 Workshop:Clinical Trials 3 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ONCO 615 Princ&Prac of Clinical Trials 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

OR



  • ONCO 625 Quality Imprvmnt Princ&Mthds 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • PPHS 528 Economic Eval of Hlth Programs 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

If a course in the course grouping is not available in a given year, a suitable replacement will be chosen by the Graduate Program Director in consultation with the Program Committee.


3 credits from:


  • DENT 505 Epid & Dat Analy in Prim Car 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EPIB 507 Biostats for Health Sciences 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EPIB 521 Regression Anal for Health Sc. 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • EXMD 634 Quantitative Research Methods 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • FMED 505 Epid&Data Analy in Prim Care 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

OR

3 credits of a research design or statistics course at the 500 level or higher chosen in consultation with the student's mentor and approved by the Program Committee and the Graduate Program Director. Students who already have a very strong background in statistics may be exempt from taking a statistics course and would choose another 3-credit course. This must be approved by the Program Committee and the Graduate Program Director.


3 credits from:


  • EPIB 671 Cancer Epidemiology&Prevention 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EXMD 614 Environmental Carcinogenesis 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EXMD 620 Clinical Trials and Research 1 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EXMD 625 Clinical Trials&Research 2 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EXMD 626 Clinical Trials&Research 3 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EXMD 640 Experimental Medicine Topic 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EXSU 505 Trends in Precision Oncology 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • FMED 619 PgmMgt:GlobHlth&Prim HlthCare 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • HGEN 690 Inherited Cancer Syndromes 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • NUR2 705 Palliative Care 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ONCO 611 Proteomics for Precision Med. 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ONCO 615 Princ&Prac of Clinical Trials 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ONCO 625 Quality Imprvmnt Princ&Mthds 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ONCO 635 Qual&Psychosocial Health Res 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ONCO 645 Seminars in Global Oncology 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • POTH 637 Cancer Rehabilitation 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • PPHS 528 Economic Eval of Hlth Programs 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • PSYC 507 Emotions, Stress, and Illness 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • SWRK 668 Living w/Illness,Loss&Bereave 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

The course will be chosen in consultation with the student's mentor and must be approved by the Program Committee and the Graduate Program Director.


Elective Courses (6 credits)

6 credits at the 500 level or higher can be chosen from the course list above or from other courses. The courses do no necessarily have to include cancer-related content, but must have relevance to the field. The courses will be chosen in consultation with the student's mentor and must be approved by the Program Committee and the Graduate Program Director.



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