Dalhousie Medical School

Medicine (MD)

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie Medical School
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Medicine (MD)
Description:With campuses in Halifax, N.S. and Saint John, N.B., and teaching sites across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, Dalhousie Medical School provides the highest caliber medical education to aspiring doctors and medical researchers in the Maritime region.

Founded in 1868, the medical school is committed to providing a top-notch education, through our quality academic programs and an environment that offers a range of learning experiences. You'll find a curriculum that balances classroom work with clinical and elective opportunities in rural clinics and in large, tertiary-care hospitals. Dalhousie Medical School trains students to become caring, resourceful physicians able to work with patients, families, and colleagues to provide excellent care in many different contexts and in complex and uncertain situations. As well, our students are encouraged to be agents of creative change in health-care institutions and in communities, and provide outstanding patient-centred care. Dalhousie Medical School is home to some of Canada's top students, physicians, and medical researchers. Our graduates consistently perform in the top quartile of the Medical Council of Canada exams. This informative and challenging curriculum will prepare you for the next stage of your medical education.
URL:Medicine (MD) at Dalhousie Medical School
Length:4 Year(s)
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Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    To apply to the undergraduate MD program, a four-year degree in any discipline from an accredited university is required. Although candidates with three-year degrees are occasionally admitted, a four-year degree is strongly preferred. The Admissions Committee recognizes that the appropriate preparation for the study of medicine can be acquired through many varied educational backgrounds. There are no specific course requirements to apply to the MD program. You must meet the minimum GPA requirement in each year being assessed to be considered for admission. Residents of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island are required to have a minimum of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale in each year assessed. Residents of all other Canadian provinces and territories are required to have a minimum of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale in each year assessed.

    Test Scores:
    • Medical College Admission Test [min. 499] or Medical College Admission Test [min. 503]
    Application Notes : To be considered eligible for Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, you must meet our minimum academic requirements (GPA and MCAT) based on your place of residence. In terms of MCAT scores, residents of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island need to have a minimum total score of 499. Can have only one section score of 124, but the total score must still meet minimum. Any section score of 123 or less is not eligible for application. Two or more section scores of 124 is not eligible for application. Residents of all other Canadian provinces and territories must have a minimum total score of 503. Can have only one section score of 125, but the total score must still meet minimum. Any section score of 124 or less is not eligible for application. Two or more section scores of 125 is not eligible for application.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 22, 2016