McGill University - Faculty of Medicine


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Program Information

School:McGill University - Faculty of Medicine
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Field of Study:Neuroscience
Description:We offer a highly competitive PhD degree program that prepares students for successful, scientific careers in the field of neuroscience. Over half of the students registered in the neuroscience graduate program at McGill University are in the doctoral stream.
URL:Neuroscience at McGill University - Faculty of Medicine
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,151
National: $4,151
International: $1,870

Admission Requirements


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

    Applicants must hold a graduate level degree in a field related to neuroscience (please contact our office if you are in doubt) or have an MD degree, preferably with post-graduate training. Applicants will also be considered for admission if enrolled in the MD-Ph.D. program through the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. Students currently registered in the Master's program in neuroscience may be permitted to transfer to the Ph.D. program without submitting a Master's thesis; refer to information pertaining to the Doctoral Candidacy Exam. Applicants are expected to have a high academic standing in their previous academic studies and research.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 January 31, 2018