General Requirements

Applicants to all medical programs must meet these general requirements prior to submitting an application. Additional or alternate requirements may be presented depending on the applicant category. Qualified international medical graduates (IMG) seeking special admission to M.D.,C.M. should consult the M.D.,C.M. for IMG page for the special requirements and conditions of admission applicable to them.

Code of Conduct

McGill University and the Faculty of Medicine value honesty and integrity. Applicants are expected to conduct themselves according to the terms of the Faculty of Medicine Code of Conduct which apply to learners.  The submission of false, incomplete, inconsistent or misleading information, or any omission that may result in a false or misleading conclusion, constitutes misconduct in the admission process. Instances of such misconduct include, but are not limited to, for example: submission of fraudulent transcripts, false information on the CV, or evidence of conduct that does not align with the code of conduct, such as academic or non-academic disciplinary infractions. 

A finding of misconduct in the application process may lead to a refusal or, if an offer of admission has already been extended, a withdrawal of the offer at the sole discretion of the University.

N.B.Consult the language policy that applies to the Montreal and Outaouais campuses. All applicants may submit an application in French or English.

N.B. ► The Faculty does not accept students for part-time medical studies.

Summary of requirements by applicant category. 

Click on the column headers for complete details of each requirement. 

Applicant category
Application deadline
Academic requirements
Supporting documents
MCAT
Basic science prerequisites
Quebec University
~80 available places
November 1
120-credit degree OR 90-credit degree with DEC
CV , CASPer score, academic history workbook, transcripts
Required if basis of admission degree was taken outside of Canada
2 biology, 2 chemistry, 2 physics, 1 organic chemistry
November 1
120-credit degree OR 90-credit degree with DEC (degree can be done on a part-time basis).
CV , CASPer score, academic history workbook, transcripts
Not required
At least four of:
2 biology, 2 chemistry, 2 physics, 1 organic chemistry
 
 Quebec International Medical Graduates- 2- year advanced standing
1 available place
November 1
MD degree, MCCEE (at least 50 points above the passing score)
CV, CASPer score, transcripts, Medical school performance report
Not required
N/A
Out of province Canadians
10 available places
November 1
120-credit degree
CV , CASPer score, academic history workbook, transcripts
Required if basis of admission degree was taken outside of Canada
2 biology, 2 chemistry, 2 physics, 1 organic chemistry
International
Up to 2 available places
November 1
120-credit degree
CVCASPer score, academic history workbook, transcripts
Required if basis of admission degree was taken outside of Canada
2 biology, 2 chemistry, 2 physics, 1 organic chemistry
Quebec Med-P
71 available places
March 1
DEC in science
CV, CASPer score
Not required
Biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics
MD-OFMS
1 available place
September 1
       


Note: Applicants for joint programs: two reference letters ( RSPN for MD-PhD  applicants ONLY)