24 months
6731 CAD/year
4260 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Anatomy and cell biology is the study of the structure, function and development of organisms at the molecular, subcellular, cellular, tissue and organ levels. Apply to the Anatomy and Cell Biology MSc program offered by University of Saskatchewan.


The Department of Anatomy, Physiology, & Pharmacology offers the Anatomy and Cell Biology graduate program and facilities for research training in the areas of Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Biology; Developmental Biology; Neurobiology; Functional Anatomy and Advanced Anatomical Imaging. The Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees are offered. The departmental Graduate Program Committee develops policy and administers the graduate program. Immediate oversight for each student is provided by a faculty supervisor, and each student has a unique faculty Advisory Committee. Direct financial support to graduate students is derived from a variety of sources. All aspects of the program, including conferral of degrees, are ultimately governed by the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, which sets or approves the policies and procedures that departments follow.

Program Objectives

The primary responsibility of the Anatomy and Cell Biology MSc program offered by University of Saskatchewan toward its graduate students is the provision of an environment that provides advanced training, fosters scholarly development, involves the student in current research, and develops skills in scientific communication, including teaching. A primary goal of the program is to provide an educational experience that will enable its graduates to continue training at a more advanced stage, or to obtain employment. Additionally, the program has the responsibility of ensuring that its graduates will reflect credit upon the program, the department, and on the University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Human Anatomy 
  • Advanced Cell Biology 
  • Principles of Development 
  • Methods in Cell and Developmental Biology 
  • Cellular Neurobiology 
  • Neuroanatomy 
  • Imaging and Anatomy 
  • Current Topics in Cell Biology 
  • Comparative Vertebrate Histology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
  • a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study
  • Demonstrated ability for independent thought, advanced study, and research 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6731 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6731 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4260 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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