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Optional University Courses

Summer Session in Epidemiology and Biostatistics: 

As of the 2011-12 academic year, all postgraduate trainees are required to pay to take any Summer Session courses offered by the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health. 

Information on registration is available at:

Information on the Summer courses can be found at:

Please direct Medical Residents and Clinical Fellows who have questions concerning course fees to Service Point at either 514-398-7878 or to

Double Programs: 

In general, students must pay all fees related to every program in which they register.  However, Residents and Fellows who are also registered in a full-time thesis program may receive a partial to full exemption from tuition fees for the second program, depending on the number of weeks registered as a resident or fellow. Students who have completed their residency requirements for the thesis program and register in additional terms are responsible to pay all fees associated with those terms. Other ancillary fees associated with the program will be charged in the Fall/Winter once registrations have been finalized.  Please consult the Admissions, Recruitment and Registrarís Office for more information. 

Should trainees who are foreign citizens and who currently hold a Work Permit to complete a residency or fellowship program at McGill wish to pursue a Masterís or a Ph.D. program of study while they are working as a medical resident, they also require to obtain a Study Permit from Immigration Canada and a Study CAQ from Immigration Quebec.  Information on this process can be obtained form the office of International Student Services, Suite 3215 in the Brown Student Services Building, telephone number 398-4349, website:

Trainees who register for courses which are taken outside of their residency program are responsible for the tuition and fees attached to these.

It is not possible for trainees to be registered in three full-time programs. 




This page was last edited on 21 January, 2015