About this Program
A minimal amount of Human Genetics coursework at McGill University is required, but specific course choices are flexible and vary according to the student's previous training and current research interest.
Most of the faculty members of the Human Genetics Department are located in McGill teaching hospitals, reflecting the medically learned knowledge at the core of human genetic studies.
Faculty members have a wide variety of research interests, which embrace:
- cancer genetics;
- reproductive biology;
- genomic and genetic basis of human diseases.
The Graduate Training Committee requires that students who have been accepted into the M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Human Genetics research graduate program have a guaranteed minimum stipend of $15,000, plus the full amount of tuition and fees.
- biochemical genetics
- genetics of development
- animal models of human diseases
- cancer genetics
- molecular pathology
- gene therapy
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesHuman Medicine Genetics View 64 other Masters in Genetics in Canada
Students who have a CGPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 or above (as converted by the McGill GPS guidelines) and who submit online application and documents by March 31 (Fall), or Sept. 10 (Winter) will automatically be considered eligible for assistance.
- Online application and application fee
- Letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
- Writing sample/portfolio
- A research supervisor
- Study permits/student visas
International9330 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9330 CAD per year during 24 months.
National4252 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4252 CAD per year during 24 months.
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