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Medicine Courses in Canada

Studying Medicine in Canada

Studying Medicine in Canada can be a challenging and rewarding experience for students. Being a highly competitive course, entry standards for all medical schools are strict and exacting. Interviews for admission can be tough and students should expect questioning on motivation, previous work, personal interests including relevant work experience.

Canadian Medical degrees take around 4-6 years for completion and if you wish to practice as a General Practitioner (GP) then 1 year of compulsory internship in supervised medical and surgical training is required. Some universities allow students to choose to study abroad as part of their elective programmes for upto 12 weeks.

Careers in Medicine

As a Medical graduate, you have plenty of options to choose from. You may start your career as a General Practitioner or continue training as a General Physician or Surgeon in a related specialist field. Careers in academic research in medicine, hospital management, pathology, Radiology, Psychiatry, Anesthetics etc. also provide ample opportunities.

Medicine Entry Requirements

Entry requirements vary for each university, but students will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, no lower than 6.0 in each component, and an International Baccalaureate score of 38 points along with AAA scores with chemistry and biology for Typical A-level requirements .

Where can I study Medicine in Canada?

To learn more about the best Medicine courses in Canada, find details on the top five ranking Medicine universities in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 below:

  1. University of Toronto
  2. McGill University
  3. University of British Columbia
  4. McMaster University
  5. Université de Montréal

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