Master of Biomedical Sciences
Frequently Asked Questions
Can any other test substitute the MCAT or DAT?
No. You must take either the MCAT or DAT. No other tests are acceptable.
If I take the MCAT or DAT after the deadline of April 15th, will I be considered?
When does the review of applications usually begin?
The usual time for the beginning of reviews is in March.
I have some of the courses in progress and will be completed after the deadline. Can I still apply?
You can still apply and be considered with courses in progress and if your degree has yet to be conferred.
What about if I have pre-requisite courses that are in progress?
We recommend that you should have most of the pre-requisite courses successfully completed by the April 15th deadline.
What if I get accepted while the courses are in progress?
Your acceptance is provisional and hinges on the successful passing of your courses.
What is considered a passing grade on pre-requisite courses?
To be admitted, you must pass the pre-requisite courses along with their laboratory component with a grade of a ‘C’ or higher.
My university doesn’t use letter grades but numerical values. What would the passing grade be?
The numerical value must be equivalent to a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for the grade of the course along with the laboratory component.
My university gives separate grades of the lecture and laboratory. Are the grades averaged together?