Master On Campus

Medical Genomics

University of Toronto

20 months
37960 CAD/year
10550 CAD/year
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The professional master’s program in Medical Genomics at the University of Toronto is a fast‐paced, content‐dense degree program delivered over five continuous sessions.


About this Degree

This Medical Genomics program at the University of Toronto will provide medical trainees, clinicians, research scientists, and laboratory professionals with the theory and practical knowledge necessary to incorporate theory and practical aspects of generating and analyzing genomics data into research and medical practice. 

Preferred applicants have relevant research and/or clinical experience and can demonstrate an immediate and substantive use of this degree in professional practice.

Programme Structure


  • Advanced Human Genetics
  • Biological Statistics
  • Genomics Methodologies
  • Communication of Genetic Information
  • Ethical and Legal Implications of Genomics
  • Clinical Practicum in Medical Genomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


9 alternative credits

9.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs)


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Molecular Genetics' additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate BSc degree with high academic standing from a recognized university, with a B+ average or better. Applicants would normally possess an undergraduate degree displaying competence in genetics, molecular biology, or related fields.

  • Interview (15 minutes).


  • all previous university transcripts
  • a transcript summary form for either the clinical or laboratory stream
  • curriculum vitae (CV)
  • statement of interest (one to two pages maximum), including how this program will have an impact on future career path
  • three letters of reference from professional, academic, or other qualified referees.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37960 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37960 CAD per year during 20 months.
  • National

    10550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10550 CAD per year during 20 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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