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Biochemistry - Pathology and Experimental Medicine, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #281 (QS) ,
The programs prepare candidates for a variety of careers in teaching and research both within and outside of academia.

About

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.

The programs create a stimulating and challenging environment which will allow students to achieve excellence in research. Graduates of the programs must demonstrate research skills and credibility as professionals in their area of research.

The Department is a participating unit in the Pathology and Experimental Medicine collaborative program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Topics in Structure and Function of Plasma Lipoproteins
  • The Pathological Basis of Disease
  • Introduction to Cancer Biology
  • Cellular and Molecular Basis of Cardiovascular Function/Dysfunction
  • Advanced Topics in Cancer Biology
  • Advanced Topics in Neuropathology
  • Cell Biology and the Molecular Basis of Pathological Phenotypes

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

Have one of the following:

  • 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+).
  • 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.
  • Pay the $100 ($CDN non-refundable) application fee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12840 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6420 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5458 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2729 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Ottawa

  • 1168 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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