Biochemistry, M.Sc. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
24 months
4914 CAD/year
4914 CAD/year
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The Biochemistry program at University of Ottawa prepare candidates for a variety of careers in teaching and research both within and outside of academia.


At Biochemistry from  University of Ottawa graduate students are actively involved in laboratory research, course work, and presentation of research seminars. Thus, they acquire autonomy in conducting research and in preparing publications.

Students at Biochemistry from  University of Ottawa will:

  • achieve excellence in research. 
  • demonstrate research skills and credibility as professionals in their area of research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General biochemistry
  • Molecular biology
  • Nutrition and metabolism
  • Analysis of -Omics Data
  • Physical and Chemical Methods in Biochemistry
  • Mitochondrial Medicine: Theory and Approaches

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with a specialization or a major (or equivalent) in science with a minimum average of 75% (B+).
  • An MD (Doctor of Medicine) degree with a minimum average of 75% (B+).
  • A DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) degree with a minimum average of 75% (B+).
  • Note: International candidates must check the admission equivalencies for the diploma they received in their country of origin.
  • Demonstrate a good academic performance in previous studies as shown by official transcripts, research reports, abstracts or any other documents demonstrating research skills.
  • Identify at least one professor who is willing to supervise your research and thesis.We recommend that you contact potential thesis supervisors as soon as possible.
  • To register, you need to have been accepted by a thesis supervisor.
  • The supervisor’s name is required at the time of application.
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Resume
  • A letter of intent (max. 3 pages)
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4914 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2457 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4914 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2457 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
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