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Surgery, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) ,
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. 

About

The purpose of the program is to stimulate the involvement of surgical residents in research and to encourage them to develop a career as surgeon-scientists. Many recent M.Sc. recipients have gone on to careers in academic surgery or are undertaking fellowship training with plans to assume an academic career in Surgery.

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.

Accreditation

A number of the university's programs hold accreditation by provincial, Canadian and/or international professional accreditation bodies. 

Programme Structure

Areas of specialty offered in the Program:

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    567

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

In addition to the minimum course requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies found in the University of Manitoba Academic Calendar & Catalog: Graduate Studies › Academic Guide › Section 4: Master's Degrees General Regulations:
  • Twelve months' work of research, under the direct supervision of an approved Thesis Advisor;
  • Submit a major thesis on the research project; and
  • Defend their thesis to a Committee of Examiners, displaying adequate knowledge of the subject involved

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    10916 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10916 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    4962 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4962 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Winnipeg

  • 1056 - 1650 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

To encourage the development of research, the university offers a number of research support programs. A creative works support program is also offered to enhance the overall quality of artistic production at the University. These programs are administered on behalf of the university by the VPRI and Office of Research Services.

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