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Clinical Research (Grad. Dip.)

Program Description

The Graduate Diploma (Gr. Dip.) in Clinical Research offered by the Division of Clinical and Translational Research in the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences is a course-based program that emphasizes practical and hands-on learning opportunities. Our comprehensive and innovative program offers a specialized and practical curriculum designed to equip students with advanced skills in clinical research.

Unique Program Features

  • The part-time program comprises practicum, electives, and workshops provided by experts in the academic, industrial, and government sectors, and covering wide-ranging issues pertinent to the conduct of clinical research;
  • The program provides students with exposure to both theoretical and practical issues relevant to the conception and conduct of a clinical research study, and to put these principles into practice by participating in an ongoing clinical trial;
  • Graduates are well-equipped to manage and design clinical research studies in both academic and industrial settings.

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.

Program Website

Grad Dip in Clinical Research website

Department Contact

Graduate Program experimental.medicine [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Graduate%20Diploma%20in%20Clinical%20Research) (email)

Available Intakes



Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
FALL September 15 N/A June 15
WINTER February 15 N/A November 10

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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