University of Manitoba

24 months
24550 CAD/year
7815 CAD/year
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The Master of Science Program is open to residents in Surgery at the University of Manitoba currently registered in a Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) specialty training program through the Max Rady College of Medicine - Rady Faculty of Health Sciences. 

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The RCPSC program is a postgraduate clinical specialty certification program and residents earn the M.Sc. as an additional degree to their certification. Through the Thesis Stream, the Surgery program provides surgical residents a year free of clinical* duties to complete the required course hours.

This master degree in Surgery is available at the University of Manitoba. In addition to the admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies found in the Regulations Section of the Calendar, this program is only open to holders of an M.D. degree who are currently enrolled in a postgraduate residency program in the Max Rady College of Medicine at University of Manitoba. As residents incorporate this program as part of their residency training; concurrent curriculum registration is required.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Surgery- Major Course in Surgical Problems 
  • Surgery- Specialty Rounds in Surgical Problems 
  • Advanced Surgery 
  • Surgical Epidemiology and Biostatistics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
86 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • M.D. degree, and currently enrolled in a postgraduate residency program in the College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba
  • CV/Resume
  • Application Guide and Supplemental Form
  • Supervisor Support Letter (via online recommendation portal)
  • Letter of Recommendation from student's postgraduate Program Director

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24550 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7815 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7815 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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