The MCM option last one year (three semesters), full time, from September to August.
This training required 45 credits delivered by Université de Montréal: 14 credits of required courses, 30 credits of laboratory internships and 1 credit of research seminar.
The MCM M.Sc. allows to obtain a Master’s of Science (M. Sc.) with the option of fast-tracking to a doctorate (PhD). This program does not require choosing a Master’s advisor for entering the program or the preparation of a Master’s thesis.
Because IRCM is a bilingual environment and because MCM option host international students every year, most of the courses are given in English. However, all exams and assessments can be done in French, as MCM option is offered by Université de Montréal.
Conditions for admission
Applicants must hold Bachelor of Science with an appropriate major (such as biochemistry, biology, microbiology, chemistry); a degree in medicine with the right to practice in Canada or Quebec and/or significant experience in basic research; or an equivalent degree.*
As the MCM option begins in the Fall semester, the IRCM’s Academic Affairs department is recruiting students from January to May for this option. Selected students must also submit their application to the registrar’s office at the Université de Montréal.
For more information on tuition fees, please refer to the Université de Montréal’s website.
*To review applicants from abroad, degree equivalencies and grading systems are evaluated according to the guidelines issued by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral studies at the Université de Montréal.