Choice of Language of Instruction

Candidates applying for admission to the MD program of studies have the opportunity to submit their application for admission to the English or the French program regardless of their mother tongue or first language learned. Applicants must indicate their choice of program on the on-line application. Candidates must have proficiency in both oral and written forms, for the language of application.

The interviews will be conducted in the language of instruction chosen by the candidate on the application. The proficiency skills in the chosen language of instruction will be scrutinized as the spirit of this new policy is to allow the applicants to complete their medical studies in the language of their choice. The Admissions Committee reserves the right to assess the candidate’s language proficiency skills, if need be.

Once admitted, students will not be allowed to switch from one language of instruction to the other. Medical students will commit to participating and following all teaching activities in both pre-clerkship and clerkship of the four-year program of studies in the chosen language of instruction.


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Last updated: 2012.06.01