Redpath Museum

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Redpath Museum


  • Redpath Museum
  • 859 Sherbrooke Street West
  • Montreal QC H3A 0C4
  • Canada
  • Telephone: 514-398-4086
  • Email: [at]
  • Website:

About Redpath Museum

The Redpath Museum is a unique interdisciplinary unit within the Faculty of Science offering graduate training in research devoted to biodiversity, ecology, conservation biology, and evolutionary biology, leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. It is an institution with extensive collections of ancient and modern organisms, minerals, and cultural artifacts. Research and teaching are centred on collections-based study, object-oriented investigation, and fieldwork. The Museum has a unique public engagement mission with large exhibit galleries and a vibrant outreach program.

Taken from Programs, Courses and University Regulations 2023-2024 (last updated Mar. 10, 2023).

Redpath Museum Admission Requirements and Application Procedures

Admission Requirements

The Redpath Museum does not have its own graduate programs. All graduate students of the professors in the Redpath Museum have affiliations with either Biology, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Anthropology, Natural Resource Sciences, or Education. Admission requirements are subject to those home departments' regulations.

Application Procedures

Students in the Redpath Museum may enrol in McGill's Department of Biology or other units, including the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, or the Faculty of Education. Anyone interested should contact the unit concerned.

Application Dates and Deadlines

For more information, please contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in the department you are interested in.

Taken from Programs, Courses and University Regulations 2023-2024 (last updated Mar. 10, 2023).
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