The following programs lead to a degree, and require you to complete some university study before you apply.
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The University of Ottawa is the only medical school in North America that offers the MD Program in both official languages, English and French. Students select their language of study during the application process. On average, 164 students are enrolled each new academic year, comprised of roughly 116 in the Anglophone stream and 48 in the Francophone stream.
The application process and admissions process are the same for all categories of applicants.
Admission requirements: Prior to June preceding registration, applicants must have completed a minimum of 3 years of full-time undergraduate studies at a recognized university in a program leading to a bachelor's degree, including the following prerequisites: 2 courses in humanities/social sciences, 2 courses in biology or zoology, and 4 courses in general chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry.
Translational and Molecular Medicine
The Bachelor of Science with Honours in Translational and Molecular Medicine (TMM) is a unique collaborative effort between the Faculty of Medicine’s researchers and its affiliated institutes. The program integrates theoretical and practical courses with e-learning, offering students an enriching educational environment and exposing them to innovative research throughout their studies.
TMM offers the largest number of advanced laboratories for an undergraduate program in Canada. Students are taught by both basic scientists and clinicians, providing them with the skill sets required to perform cutting-edge biomedical research.
Admission requirements: 2 years of undergraduate science education or the equivalent (60 credits) with a minimum CGPA of 7.7.