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Program Information

School:University of Saskatchewan
Faculty:College of Medicine
Field of Study:Medicine (MD)
Description:The undergraduate medical education program in the College of Medicine is a four-year program leading to the Medical Doctor (M.D.) degree. Upon earning the M.D. degree, students are then eligible to apply for postgraduate training in the discipline of their choice.
URL:Medicine at University of Saskatchewan
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Managers in Health CareGovernment Managers - Health and Social Policy Development and Program AdministrationAnesthesiologistsSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    1. COMPUTER-BASED ASSESSMENT FOR SAMPLING PERSONAL CHARACTERISITICS (CASPer®): all applicants are required to complete an online assessment, CASPer®. CASPer is an online situational judgement test that assesses for numerous personal and professional characteristics and it will compliment other tools that we use. Altus Assessments has released CASPer Snapshot, an extension of the CASPer test to help aid in the admissions process. Our program will NOT be requiring our applicants to complete Snapshot for this admissions cycle, however, please note that because of its one-time completion, other programs you are applying to may require it. You can learn more about Snapshot at the CASPer site.

    2. MCAT: you will need to complete the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) before the application deadline and arrange to have all of your scores released to our office during the specified time. See below for more details.

    3. Four year Baccalaureate Degree Completed by April 30 and Awarded Prior to Entry into Medicine: to apply you need to have completed, or be in your last year, of a four year degree program.

    4. Admission average: the minimum admission average will change depending on your residency status.

    Test Scores:
    • Medical College Admission Test
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or CanTEST [min. ] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]
    Application Notes : To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit:
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      While prerequisite courses are not mandatory, applicants are strongly encouraged to complete equivalent/similar courses (introductory level Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Statistics, Sociology and Psychology) to ensure readiness for the basic sciences covered in the first two years of the undergraduate medical curriculum and to prepare for the MCAT as well.

      * 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 December 10, 2020