Surgical Innovation (Grad. Dip.)

Program Description

The Graduate Diploma (Gr. Dip.) in Surgical Innovation offered by the Department of Surgical and Interventional Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences is a course-based program that emphasizes hands-on and engaging learning opportunities. Our comprehensive and innovative program offers a specialized and practical curriculum designed to equip students with advanced skills in surgical innovation.

Keywords: software design, lean start-up, prototyping skills, start up organization, biomedical research innovation, business-oriented training.

Unique Program Features

  • The program gives a business-oriented training in the surgical innovation process where students learn basic prototyping skills, start up organization and project management;
  • Students benefit from an internship with an industry partner in the Summer semester;
  • The program is supported by NSERC CREATE funding and is delivered jointly by McGill, École de technologie supérieure, Concordia University (John Molson School of Business, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering).

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 [at] (subject: Grad%20Dip%20in%20Surgical%20Innovation) (email)

Available Intakes


Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
FALL September 15 January 15 June 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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