For general information, please refer to the following:
- Admission requirements below
- Same application procedure as MSc Graduate Program except no reference letter, project proposal or confirmation of supervision are required. See Visiting Students for essential information on part-time study.
- Course descriptions
- Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
- A BSc, BA, BN or MD degree. Please provide 2 original transcripts, with detailed lists of courses and marks for all undergraduate and graduate studies. The GRE (Graduate Record Exam) result is not required for our department. Where applicable, certified English or French translations of transcripts are obligatory.
- A strong background in science and/or social sciences demonstrated by academic achievement equivalent to a McGill GPA of 3.3 (minimum).
As of September 2003 entry, the minimum requirement in Psychiatry is a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 (4.0 scale, B+) or a grade point average of 3.5 in the last two years of full-time studies.
- Certified proficiency in written English or French: Non-Canadian applicants whose mother tongue is not English and whose undergraduate education was not in English must submit an official report of the TOEFL or IELTS test of competency in English. Please note that as Psychiatry is not on the list of departments, the code "99" for Graduate Studies should be used as the address for mailing the official test report.
- September 15 for entry in January
- February 15 for Canadian applicants for entry in May as part time "Special Students"
- March 15 for entry in September
International students as Part-Time Special Students:
- January 15 for entry in May, for a total period of less than 6 months, with a Visitor's Permit and valid passport (to allow time to apply for and to obtain the necessary visa and documents).
International students who intend to stay more than 6 months must apply for a Study Permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada and a Certificate of Acceptance (CAQ) from the government of Quebec. International students are not permitted to enroll at McGill University in part-time studies in the fall or winter semesters.
Where to send application correspondence
Address application corresnpondence to:
Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Psychiatry
1033 Pine Avenue West
Montreal, QC, H3A 1A1
Internet applicants are requested to check their application file on minerva for the confirmation of reception of their documents.