M.Sc. On Campus

Family Medicine

McGill University

24 months
9330 CAD/year
4252 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Family Medicine Department at McGill University developed unique and rigorous research programs for M.Sc. and Ph.D. students that advance academic excellence in family medicine and primary health care through patient-oriented, community-based research with innovative methodologies and participatory approaches.


About this Program

The McGill University Department of Family Medicine is home to an exceptional community of primary health care professionals, researchers, students, and support staff, whose mission is to contribute to the health of the population and the sustainability of the health care system in Quebec, in Canada, and internationally by:

  • training medical students, residents, and other health care professionals to become committed to primary care, contributing to accessibility, continuity, coordination, accountability, patient-centredness, and health promotion and prevention;
  • promoting innovation in family medicine and primary health care delivery and practice;
  • developing research and scholarly activity to contribute to the academic discipline;
  • promoting curriculum innovation and education research;
  • engaging in international and global health activities;
  • developing and engaging in public policy discussions.

We understand that research in family medicine and primary care is essential to the achievement of excellence in health care delivery, patient care, and education. Our research division is composed of Ph.D. and clinical researchers who dedicate their efforts to producing and translating knowledge that advances the discipline, practice, and teaching of family medicine and primary care while supporting the scholarly activities of clinicians and residents in the Department.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis Research
  • Basic Analysis for Health Data
  • Foundations of Epidemiology in Family Medicine
  • Mixed Studies Reviews
  • Participatory Research: Patient & Public Engagement)
  • Applied Literature Reviews
  • Qualitative Health Research
  • Applied Mixed Methods in Health Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.6 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and application fee
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Writing sample/portfolio
  • A research supervisor
  • Study permits/student visas

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9330 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9330 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4252 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4252 CAD per year during 24 months.
Local: 1,362.60 CAD 


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