Master of Science (M.Sc.) Human Genetics (Thesis): Bioethics Program By McGill University |Top Universities

McGill University

Main campus, Montreal, Canada
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(CAD) 21500-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Feb, May, Sep

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McGill University offers specialized education in bioethics to graduate students in the Faculties of Medicine and Law, the School of Religious Studies, and the Department of Philosophy. The Master's degree Specialization in Bioethics is an interdisciplinary academic program that emphasizes both the conceptual and the practical aspects of bioethics.

Master of Science in Human Genetics (Thesis) (Bioethics) is part of Faculty of Medicine in McGill University. This program consists of Thesis Courses (30 credits) - 30 credits selected as follows: HGEN 681 M.Sc. Thesis Research 2 (12 credits); HGEN 682 M.Sc. Thesis Research 3 (12 credits); HGEN 683 M.Sc. Thesis Research 4 (6 credits); Required Courses (12 credits) - 12 credits from: BIOE 680 Bioethical Theory (3 credits); BIOE 681 Bioethics Practicum (3 credits); HGEN 662 Laboratory Research Techniques (3 credits); HGEN 692 Human Genetics (3 credits); and Complementary Courses (3 credits) - 3 credits from the following: BIOE 682 Medical Basis of Bioethics (3 credits); CMPL 642 Law and Health Care (3 credits); PHIL 643 Seminar: Medical Ethics (3 credits); RELG 571 Ethics, Medicine and Religion (3 credits).

About University

Based in Montreal, McGill University ranks among Canada's most prestigious universities, attracting thousands of international students from over 150 countries every year, and the highest percentage of PhD students of any Canadian research university. McGill University owes its reputation to its 50 research centers and institutes, 400+ programs, rich history and thriving alumni network of 250,000 people around the globe.
Graduates are highly sought after by employers, with the following percentages of graduates in education or employment two years after graduation:

  • 81% of art graduates
  • 95% of engineering graduates
  • 91% of medicine graduates
  • 84% of science graduates
  • 92% of all PhD respondents  

Montreal also came first in the QS Best Student Cities 2017, a ranking of the most student-friendly cities around the world. Both safe and affordable, Montreal is infused with art and different cultures. Of its 3.5 million residents, 800,000 were born overseas and 220,000 are engaged in higher education. Rental costs here are significantly lower than in other major university cities, while many international institutes, pharmaceutical firms, financial companies, and aeronautical firms are based here, providing ample employment opportunities for students.
If, like 32% of McGill University’s graduate students, you are international, you are strongly urged to apply for any scholarships you may be eligible for, including any of these six international fellowships

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