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Application Preparation

To be eligible to apply to Memorial’s Medical School, the admission requirements are a bachelor's degree, including the prerequisite subjects of  6 credit hours in English at a recognized university or university college before admission.

In exceptional circumstances an application may be considered from someone who does not expect to hold a bachelor's degree at the time of admission.  Such an applicant will have completed at least 60 credit hours including the prerequisite subjects of 6 credit hours in English at a recognized university or university college before admission and be a student who has work related or other experience acceptable to the Admissions Committee

All applicants must write the MCAT prior to the application deadline. Please refer to Important Dates.

For specifics on admission requirements, you should read the Memorial University of Newfoundland and  Faculty of Medicine calendars, paying particular attention to the Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

Applicants need to be aware of the policy related to Essential Skills and Abilities Required for the Study of Medicine. This policy outlines essential skills and abilities needed to succeed in the MD Program and it includes technical standards for students in the program and information for students with disability. Technical Standards for Students in the MD Program.pdf

The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) provides the Online Admissions Application Service only for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland.  All decisions are made by the Admissions Office, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland. 

Applicants are required to pay an application processing fee of $75 to Memorial University of Newfoundland, as well as an application service fee of $151.50 (plus applicable taxes) to CaRMS at the time of application.  Please note that all fees are non-refundable.  All fees are paid online by credit card.  Applicants who have financial barriers to paying these fees should contact the Admissions Office for assistance.

All supporting documents must be submitted to:

CaRMS - Document Centre
105 - 380 Hunt Club Road
Ottawa, ON   K1V 1C1


The CaRMS Online Admissions Application Service is now open for applying. Please note that the application deadline including supporting documents for entry in August 2015 will be Tuesday, September 16, 2014 @ 1700 NDT (Newfoundland Daylight Time).  Applicants must apply using the CaRMS Online Admissions Application Service.