It is the student's responsibility to satisfy the requirements for entry to Medicine and for the Bachelor degree of choice. Please consult a Science Student Advisor for information about your Science degree, and examine the Faculty of Science section of the University of Manitoba Undergraduate Calendar.
Additional information about entry to the Faculty of Medicine may be obtained from the Program Assistant (204) 789-3499 or the Admissions Administrator (204) 789-3569, or at the Admissions Office (204) 474-8808), 424 University Centre.
The Faculty of Medicine Admissions Office is located at 260 Brodie Centre on the Bannatyne Campus.
1. Applicants must be eligible to receive a Bachelor's degree by June 30th of the year for which admission is sought. Degree requirements must be met by the April examination series.
2. A minimum of 6 credit hours in Biochemistry with a minimum grade of "C" in each course. At the University of Manitoba, this recruirement can be fulfilled by taking CHEM 2360/MBIO 2360 and CHEM 2370/MBIO 2370. These courses must be completed no later than April of the year admission is sought.
3. Applicants must have completed at least 18 credit hours in the Humanities/Social Sciences. Applicants who complete a 4 Year Major or Honours program may waive up to 12 credit hours of the Humanities/Social Sciences requirement. This requirement must be fulfilled no later than April of the year admission is sought.
The Faculty of Medicine no longer requires applicants to have specific English or French literature courses.
4. Applications must be received by the published deadline of the year prior to that which admission is sought. (The Applicant Information Bulletin ia available in late July; applications become available mid August; the application deadline is generally in early October for the following year’s admission.)
5. Applicants must write the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT®) no later than the September previous to the year for which admission is sought. Please review the Applicant Information Bulletin (http://www.umanitoba.ca/student/admissions/media/medicine_bulletin) for valid test dates.
6. An Adjusted Grade Point Average (AGPA) will be calculated based on all undergraduate university courses. The AGPA will always include Biochemistry. The Faculty of Medicine will drop your lowest grades as outlined in the table below.
|Total Number of Credit Hours||Number of Credit Hours Dropped|
|90 - 95 credit hours||drop 15 worst hours|
|96 - 101 credit hours||drop 18 worst hours|
|102 - 107 credit hours||drop 21 worst hours|
|108 - 113 credit hours||drop 24 worst hours|
|114 - 119 credit hours||drop 27 worst hours|
|120 or more credit hours||drop 30 worst hours|
Only applicants who achieve an AGPA of 3.30 or higher are eligible for admission. The majority of successful applicants have an AGPA over 4.0.
7. Medicine has no requirements regarding course load.
|Biological Sciences||BIOL 1020 and BIOL 1030|
|Chemistry||CHEM 1300, CHEM 1310, and CHEM 22101|