In addition to the Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements, the Veterinary Medical Sciences program requires:
a) A minimum of a baccalaureate degree (or its equivalent, or a BVSc, DVM or MD degree) with course work appropriate for VMS graduate training from a recognized institution, with a minimum admission grade point average of 3.00 on a four-point scale or equivalent in the last two years (60 units or 10 full-course equivalents) of undergraduate study.
b) For applicants required to provide proof of proficiency in English, a minimum TOEFL score of 580 (paper-based), or 97 (Internet-based test), a minimum IELTS score of 7.0, or a minimum MELAB score of 83. This requirement can also be met by completing Tier III of the International Foundations Program with a minimum grade of "B" on Academic Writing & Grammar III, "B" on Reading Comprehension & Proficiency III, and "B" on Listening Comprehension & Oral Fluency III.
c) Two reference letters.
d) Curriculum Vitae.
e) A Letter of Understanding signed by the prospective student and supervisor with a statement outlining the supervisor’s commitment to the training of the student, as well as their commitment to fund the student in accordance with the minimum VMS guidelines.