2023 Admissions

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. Candidates previously enrolled in postgraduate medical education (residency programs) in Quebec, other Canadian provinces, or the United States are not eligible for admission to the MDCM program. Candidates holding a completed undergraduate medical degree from an institution in Quebec, other Canadian provinces, or the United States are not eligible for admission to the MDCM program.

Code of Conduct

McGill University and the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences 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

~117 available places

November 1

120-credit degree OR 90-credit degree with DEC

CV&VERL, CASPer score, academic history workbook, transcripts, language proficiency

Required if basis of admission degree was taken outside of Canada

2 biology, 2 chemistry, 2 physics, 1 organic chemistry

Quebec International Medical Graduates- 2- year advanced standing

 

November 1

MD degree equivalency, MCCQE Part 1 scores, in addition proof of degree equivalency 

CV&VERL, CASPer score, transcripts, Medical school performance report, language proficiency

Not required

N/A

Quebec International Medical Graduates- 4- year

November 1

MCCQE Part 1 scores

CV&VERL, CASPer score, transcripts, Medical school performance report, language proficiency

Not required

N/A

Out of province Canadians

10 available places

November 1

120-credit degree

CV&VERL, CASPer score, academic history workbook, transcripts, language proficiency

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

CV&VERLCASPer score, academic history workbook, transcripts, language proficiency

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&VERL, CASPer scorelanguage proficiency

Not required

Biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics

MD-OFMS

1 available place

September 1

       


Note: Applicants for the joint MD-PhD program require: two reference letters ( RSPN)

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