Surgery, M.Sc.

Surgery, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) ,
The program is open to residents in Surgery at the University of Manitoba currently enrolled in a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) specialty training program. The RCPSC program is a postgraduate clinical specialty certification program and residents earn the M.Sc. as an additional degree to their certification. 

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.

Research facilities depend upon the chosen advisor. Such individuals are University of Manitoba faculty who have facilities located at Health Sciences Centre, University of Manitoba – Bannatyne Campus or St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre. The research interests of the Department reflect the diversity of the clinical specialties contained therein

Programme Structure

Areas of specialty offered in the Program:

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

In addition to the minimum course requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, students must:

  • complete twelve months’ work of research, under the direct supervision of the senior investigator or thesis advisor and the Research Chair for the Department of Surgery
  • submit a major thesis on the research project
  • defend their thesis for an examining committee, displaying adequate knowledge of the subject involved

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

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  • Minimum required score:

    567

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

  • Application for Admission Form
  • Application Fee
  • Transcript Requirements
  • Name changes/differences on documentation must be supported with official evidence.
  • Other supporting documentation may include: a copy of your CV; a statement of interest; sample of writing, etc. Please check your department to see if you need to provide any additional documents.
  • A copy of birth certificate or passport

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    10240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10240 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    4654 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4654 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Winnipeg

  • 1056 - 1650 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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