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Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

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Biomedical Science Translational Research (Grad. Cert.)

Program Description

The Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.) in Biomedical Science Translational Research offered by the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics in the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences is a course-based program that emphasizes cutting-edge and forward-thinking learning opportunities. Our comprehensive and innovative program offers a specialized and practical curriculum designed to equip students with advanced skills in biomedical research.

Unique Program Features

  • The program is designed for McGill students in the STEM fields and is intended to be completed concurrently with their graduate program;
  • The program is completed in one and a half years and includes a mix of medical-style coursework and immersive clinical experience with a one-on-one mentor;
  • The learning experience also includes recurring seminars and other networking events with clinical mentors, industry partners, and MD & MD-PhD students.

University-Level Admission Requirements

  • An eligible Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0 GPA
  • English-language proficiency

Each program has specific admission requirements including required application documents. Please visit the program website for more details.

Visit our Educational credentials and grade equivalencies and English language proficiency webpages for additional information.

Department Contact

Graduate Program gradstudies.pharmacology [at] (subject: Grad%20Cert%20in%20Translational%20Biomedical%20Science%20Research) (email)

Available Intakes



Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
FALL September 15 January 15 May 15
WINTER February 15 August 1 November 15

Note: Application deadlines are subject to change without notice. Please check the application portal for the most up-to-date information.

Application Resources

Application Workshops

Consult our full list of our virtual application-focused workshops on the Events webpage.

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