Admission Requirements

For students entering Year 4 in September 2015 only:

Completion of first-year requirements, including a mark of at least 60% in each of the 3.0 (full or half) principal courses below:

1.0 course in physics must be completed by the end of Year 2 and a minimum mark of 60% must be achieved in each of two half courses, as follows:

For students admitted to Year 1 in September, 2013 and onward:

The 1000-level half courses listed below must each be completed with a mark of at least 60%:

The courses below must be completed with a minimum mark of 60% in each prior to admission to the Major module in Year 3. These courses will also be used towards the Module requirements.

Major in Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences

Module: 6.0 courses

  • 0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A
  • 0.5 course from: Biology 2244A/B or Statistical Sciences 2244A/B
  • 1.0 course from: Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382B, Biology 2581B
  • 0.5 course: Chemistry 2213A/B
  • 2.5 courses from: Groups 1 and 2 (see below) with a minimum of 1.5 courses selected from Group 1. A maximum of 2.0 courses from one subject area (e.g. a maximum of 2.0 courses in Biochemistry) can be used towards the Group requirement.
  • 1.0 course at the 4000-level from any of the following subject areas: Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Medical Biophysics, Medical Sciences, Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology

Group 1: Anatomy and Cell Biology 3309, Biochemistry 3381A, Biochemistry 3382A, Biostatistics 3100A, Biostatistics 3110B, Epidemiology 2200A/B, Epidemiology 3200A, Medical Biophysics 3330F/G, Medical Biophysics 3336F/G, Medical Biophysics 3501F, Medical Biophysics 3503G, Medical Biophysics 3505F, Medical Biophysics 3507G, Microbiology and Immunology 2500A/B, Microbiology and Immunology 3100A, Microbiology and Immunology 3300B, Pathology 3240A, Pathology 3245B, Pharmacology 3620, Physiology 3120, Physiology 3140A, or any of these former courses: Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2200A/B, Microbiology and Immunology 2100A, Microbiology and Immunology 3400B.

Group 2: Anatomy and Cell Biology 3319, Biochemistry 3385A, Biochemistry 3386B, Biochemistry 3390B, Epidemiology 3210B, Epidemiology 3315B, Epidemiology 3500A, Pharmacology 2060A/B

Honors Specialization in Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences

Module: 10.0 courses

  • 0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A
  • 1.5 courses: Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382B, Biology 2581B
  • 0.5 course: Chemistry 2213A/B
  • 0.5 course from: Chemistry numbered 2100-3999 (Chemistry 2223B is recommended)
  • 0.5 course from: Biology 2244A/B or Statistical Sciences 2244A/B
  • 3.0 courses from: Groups 1 and 2 (see below), with a minimum of 2.5 courses selected from Group 1. A maximum of 2.0 courses from one subject area (e.g. a maximum of 2.0 courses in Biochemistry) can be used towards the Group requirement
  • 0.5 course from: Group 3
  • 1.0 course: Medical Sciences 4900F/G, Medical Sciences 4930F/G
  • 2.0 courses at the 4000-level from at least two of the following subject areas: Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Medical Biophysics, Medical Sciences, Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology.

Group 1: Anatomy and Cell Biology 3309, Biochemistry 3381A, Biochemistry 3382A, Biostatistics 3100A, Biostatistics 3110B, Epidemiology 2200A/B, Epidemiology 3200A, Medical Biophysics 3330F/G, Medical Biophysics 3336F/G, Medical Biophysics 3501F, Medical Biophysics 3503G, Medical Biophysics 3505F, Medical Biophysics 3507G, Microbiology and Immunology 2500A/B, Microbiology and Immunology 3100A, Microbiology and Immunology 3300B, Pathology 3240A, Pathology 3245B, Pharmacology 3620, Physiology 3120, Physiology 3140A, any of the former courses: Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2200A/B, Microbiology and Immunology 2100A, Microbiology and Immunology 3400B

Group 2: Anatomy and Cell Biology 3319, Biochemistry 3385A, Biochemistry 3386B, Biochemistry 3390B, Epidemiology 3210B, Epidemiology 3315B, Epidemiology 3500A, Pharmacology 2060A/B

Group 3: Biochemistry 3380G, Medical Biophysics 3970Z, Medical Sciences 3900F/G, Microbiology and Immunology 3610F, Microbiology and Immunology 3620G, Pharmacology 3580Z, Physiology 3130Z, the former Biochemistry 3387G, Microbiology and Immunology 3600G.