3 years (Full Time)

Course Level

UG Degree

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  • McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences/Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine offers 3 years fulltime Doctor of medicine (MD) program which uses a problem-based approach to learning that applies throughout the physician's career.
  • The academic program operates on an 11 months-a-year basis and students qualify for the MD degree at the end of the third academic year.
  • McMaster's commitment to employment equity within its community, the Undergraduate Medical Education Program (UGME) encourages all existing faculty members appointed to the Faculty of Health Sciences or those eligible for appointment, including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons to apply for positions within the program


  • University Rankings
    • #92

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #140

      - QS 2022

    • #80

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #133

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 27,58,486
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 7,87,750
InsuranceINR 46,819
TransportationINR 61,930
Entertainment costsINR 61,930
Books and SuppliesINR 75,245
Personal ExpensesINR 61,930
TotalINR 10,95,604

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 61.93


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned

  • General Requirements for Admission:
    • 5 Class XII subjects including any/all mandatory prerequisite subject(s) for the selected program
    • The average is calculated on Grade XII Predicted grades
    • Minimum average required for admission consideration varies by program
    • Applicants who have satisfactorily completed the requirements for a baccalaureate degree in less than three years by the time of the application deadline, and who meet the "3.00" average requirement


Marks - 86/120

  • with a minimum score of 20 in each of the four components (Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening)


Marks - 60/90

  • Minimum score of 60 in Writing and Speaking


Marks - 6.5/9

  • with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the four components (Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening)

Other eligibility criteria
ELP Waiver:  Attended, in full-time academic studies (non-ESL), an accredited English medium Secondary School (High School) or Post-Secondary College for at least four years immediately prior to your anticipated start date at McMaster, OR Attended, in full-time academic studies (non-ESL), an accredited English medium University for at least one year immediately prior to your anticipated start date at McMaster All applicants to the MD Program are required to write the Medical College Admission Test All applicants to the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University will be required to complete a 90 minute computer-based test, called CASPer, as part of the selection process
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

  • Photocopies of high school transcripts and documents
  • Proof of english language proficiency scores

Step 2: Start your online application

Step 3: Application fees for this course

Step 4: Application deadline

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Canada.
Average Class profile for this course
Bachelors GPA / Percentage3.75
Student Age23

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