January 2019 Entry
The admissions period for January 2019 entry has now ended.
* Please note, all international applicants are responsible for arranging their own study permits within the appropriate timelines. The Medical Sciences program is not involved in this process and applicants must ensure they have left enough time to obtain all required documentation for entry.
All documents (including reference letters and transcripts) must be received by the submission deadline date.
Only completed applications are reviewed.
The application portal for September 2019 entry into the program will be open from December 1, 2018 - June 1, 2019. The website will be updated as these dates approach.
The Program seeks candidates with undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry, Biology, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Health Sciences, Pharmacology and Physiology, Arts and Science, Integrated Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Life Sciences as well as Kinesiology. Applicants with Engineering, Business and other backgrounds with a minor or experience in Health/Life Science will be considered.
Applicants whose native language is not English are required to supply evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language. The most common evidence is a score of at least 92 (iBT), 580 (paper-based test) or 237 (computer-based test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). For IELTS (Academic test), a minimum score of 7.0 is required by the Medical Sciences program.
McMaster Postgraduate Medical Education Program allows Clinician Investigator Program trainees the opportunity to undertake a Master's or PhD degree as a full-time student. Please refer to the Handbook for CIP trainees and the Health Sciences Graduate Programs Policy re CIP Applicants (the latter is available from the Office of the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, HSC-4H4). Separate applications are required for both. For more information, please see the Clinical Investigator Program website.