Graduate programs of study

The table below lists our graduate degrees. For more information on these, please follow the table's links to the description of each program in the University Calendar, or the links to the departmental webpages on graduate studies.

Prospective graduate students

Graduate admissions are handled by the departments in Science, so if you're interested to undertake a master's degree (MSc), doctoral degree (PhD), or a position as a post-doctoral fellow, please follow the links below to the department webpages. The university-wide website "Future Graduate Students" has excellent general information about grad studies at McGill and Montreal, but for program-specific or department-specific information, please visit the department webpages.

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Master of Science (M.Sc.) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Calendar descriptions Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Department webpage Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences— Environment  
Biology M.Sc. Ph.D.
Calendar descriptions Biology Biology
Department webpage Biology — Environment Biology — Developmental Biology
  Biology — Neotropical Environment Biology — Environment
  Biology — Bioinformatics Biology — Neotropical Environment
    Biology — Bioinformatics
Chemistry M.Sc. Ph.D.
Calendar descriptions Chemistry Chemistry
Department webpage    
Computer Science M.Sc. Ph.D.
Calendar descriptions Computer Science (Thesis Option, Project Option; see department webpage for details.) Computer Science
Department webpage Computer Science — Bioinformatics Computer Science — Bioinformatics
  Computer Science — Computational Science and Engineering  
Earth and Planetary Sciences M.Sc. Ph.D.
Calendar descriptions Earth and Planetary Sciences Earth and Planetary Sciences
Department webpage Earth and Planetary Sciences — Environment Earth and Planetary Sciences — Environment
Geography M.Sc. Ph.D.
Calendar descriptions Geography Geography
Department webpage Geography — Environment Geography — Environment
  Geography — Neotropical Environment Geography — Gender and Women's Studies
  Please note: M.A. (Thesis) degrees are also offered through the Faculty of Arts Geography — Neotropical Environment
Mathematics and Statistics M.Sc. Ph.D.
Calendar descriptions Mathematics and Statistics Mathematics and Statistics
Department webpage Mathematics and Statistics — Bioinformatics Mathematics and Statistics — Bioinformatics
  Mathematics and Statistics — Computational Science and Engineering  
  Mathematics and Statistics — Non-Thesis  
  Please note: M.A. (Thesis) and M.A. (Non-Thesis) degrees are also offered through the Faculty of Arts  
Physics M.Sc. Ph.D.
Calendar descriptions Physics Physics
Department webpage Please note: an M.Sc. in Medical Physics is offered through the Medical Physics Unit of the Montréal General Hospital.  
Psychology M.Sc. Ph.D.
Calendar descriptions Psychology Psychology
Department webpage Please note: M.A. (Thesis) degrees are also offered through the Faculty of Arts Psychology — Language Acquisition
  Please also note: M.A. and M.Sc. degrees may be awarded in Experimental Psychology, but only as a stage - students undergo formal evaluation in the Ph.D. program. Psychology — Psychosocial Oncology