The four pillars of the University's Commitment are foundational to your McGill experience. As a student in the Faculty of Medicine, you will be immersed in a culture grounded in your program’s unique perspectives, approach and curriculum.
- Patient at Heart, Science in Hand: An innovative four-year undergraduate medical program leading to a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery (MDCM) degree, also offered as several joint programs.
- Resident and Fellowship Postgraduate Medical Education: Rewarding challenges within specialized career paths.
- The McGill Health Academic Network: Several major teaching hospitals and local partners that provide clinical research opportunities alongside committed mentors.
- A Vision of Global Health: The McGill Global Health Programs and its partners, working to build strategic connections with major international stakeholders to address inequities and improve lives.
The Ingram School of Nursing
- Unique Programs: The extensive selection includes the Direct Entry concentration, a one-of-a-kind Canadian entry-to-practice graduate program for those with an undergraduate degree in arts or science.
- Research Initiatives: Academics who actively pursue and are often rewarded for their expertise within a scope of eclectic and broad research interests.
- Concentrations at the Master’s Level: The Masters of Science (Applied), an advanced program developed to reflect changing societal needs and allow for greater flexibility, with eight options within tailored programs of study.
- A Leader in Global Health Studies: Easily accessible master’s level concentrations, the McGill Nurses for Global Health network, and the Faculty’s Global Health Programs.
School of Physical and
- The First Canadian School of Physiotherapy: Education in primary client-focused healthcare that is fully accredited by Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada.
- Canada’s First BSc Program: A basic health sciences foundation available in both Physical and Occupational Therapy.
- Master’s & PhD Programs: Research-based Rehabilitation Science programs designed for experienced, licensed clinicians with an undergraduate degree in Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy or related fields.
- Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Programs: The only in the country with two entry points for admission.
School of Communications
Sciences and Disorders
- The First in the Field: The earliest university program to offer both research and professional training at the graduate level.
- Over 50 Years: Experience creating a student-centered learning environment filled with rich opportunities to acquire clinical skills within Speech-Language Pathology.
- Among the Most International: Research-intensive departments that reach far and wide and are some of the most global in North America.
- Located in the Heart Of an Ideal Setting: Montreal, a multilingual, diverse city where those working with human communication and its varying conditions can benefit significantly.
- Basic and Clinical Sciences
- Unparalleled Research Opportunities: Ability to choose from an extensive selection of available research topics.
- Biomedical Programs: Varied fields of study, including Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and Physiology.
- Distinct Research Facilities: The McGill University Life Sciences Complex, The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre, The Montreal Neurological Institute, The Arnold and Blema Steinberg Medical Simulation Centre, The Genome Quebec Innovation Centre -just a few of the more than 50 research Institutions and Centres, most right on campus.
- World-renowned Researchers: Inspiring professionals working across the health sciences, many of whom hold prestigious awards and honours.