Health Sciences Calendar
2005 - 2006

5.5.3 Application Procedures

McGill's on-line application form for graduate program candidates is available at Instructions on submitting applications are available on-line.

Applications for Fall (September) 2005.

Graduate Diploma in Nursing
See Nursing Web at for more information on the Application Process.
(Nurse Bachelor entry candidates)(Direct-entry applicants apply to the M.Sc.(A) program on-line and if admitted these candidates will be entering the Qualifying Year):
· International deadline: March 1, 2005
· Canadian deadline: March 21, 2005
Ph.D. Program:
Applicants must provide the following information:
1. An up-to-date C.V.
2. Two official copies of academic transcripts (undergraduate and graduate).
3. Applicants must have been in contact with a faculty member who could serve as a potential supervisor. The faculty member, after reviewing the completed application indicates in writing agreement to supervise.
4. A sample of written scholarly work, preferably in which the applicant is the sole or primary author (25 pages or less). Examples are: A published or unpublished manuscript illustrative of concept analysis, an in-depth literature review in a focused area or a research report (international students whose original scholarly writing is not in English or French should submit a copy of the writing translated into English or French).
5. A statement letter (3-4 pages):
a. Why are you pursuing doctoral study in nursing science?
b. Why did you specifically select a Ph.D. in nursing science at McGill?
c. Please comment on your qualifications and readiness for doctoral study.
d. What are your long-term career goals, and how do you see the program contributing to meeting them?
e. Briefly describe a problem area in nursing science on which you think you would like to focus.
f. List potential thesis supervisor(s) with whom you have had contact
6. Letters of reference from two professors who are familiar with the candidate's academic work and who can comment on his/her research aptitudes.

O.I.I.Q. (Ordre des infirmières and infirmiers du Québec) registration required only if candidate is planning to practice as a nurse in Québec.

· International deadline: March 1, 2005
· Canadian deadline: April 15, 2005
Applications for Winter (January 2006): On-line applications open as of March 15, 2005 for Ph.D Program ONLY:
· International deadline: August 1, 2005
· Canadian deadline: September 15, 2005

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