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Surgery, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #190 (WUR) ,
The Department of Surgery at Western has a large, well-established, and highly-regarded post-graduate surgical education training program that includes seven individual subspecialty programs.

About

The Department of Surgery is pleased to announce that we will be offering a Master of Science in Surgery starting in September 2013. This MSc is tailored to the unique needs of surgical trainees; providing an intensive research experience and a solid foundation for success as an academic surgeon.
The MSc in Surgery is intended to fully prepare these individuals specifically seeking future positions in Academic Health Science Centres for the demands of a research career in relation to the CanMeds roles of Medical Expert and Scholar. Demonstration of core competencies will be required through coursework, basic/clinical/applied research, thesis preparation and defense.
Please note: The MSc in Surgery is not a clinical program.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Statistics Course – Introduction, Study Design & Outcome Measures
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Statistics Course – Sample Size & Confounding
  • Statistics Course – Regression Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application Deadline:
    • April 15 - Fall Term
    • January 15 - Summer Term

    Acceptance notification 1-2 months after application deadline.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    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:

    600

    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

Admission Requirements:
  • An undergraduate degree with a minimum average of 78% over the last two years of an Honours Program (completed prior to enrolment in an MD program).
  • Successfully completed the MD degree or equivalent.
  • Completed a minimum of two years of a surgical residency program (students may apply at any point in residency or fellowship training thereafter).
  • Demonstrated an aptitude for and interest in surgical research.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    28874 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14437 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    20250 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10125 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1037 - 1630 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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