McMaster University

Medical Sciences
Graduate Program

Scope of Search


Prospective Students

Faculty Research


Good to Know

Questions: Do you have questions for our current students? Ask Medical Science Student Ambassadors! (Note that the guide lists Ambassadors from many FHS graduate programs, not just Medical Sciences).

Factors that influence admission decision

  • Quality of the applicant's academic record and its relevance to the anticipated area of study
  • Research experience
  • References provided by the applicant
  • Availability of a suitable graduate faculty member to supervise the student
  • Interviews with potential supervisors and the Area Coordinator, if applicable
  • Potential to be awarded external scholarship funding



Graduate Supervisor Questionnaire

We welcome you to call or email your potential supervisors and strongly encourage you to visit our campus.  You should speak with our faculty members about their research and your specific research interest and other aspects of the program. To assist you in the process, we created the following document:

An aid to graduate program applicants: questions to ask your potential supervisor and important things to consider



GPA Conversion Chart

Undergraduate Grading System Conversion Table

This chart is based on information provided through the Ontario Medical Schools Application Services website. Please note that this is intended to be used as a guide only.