Microbiology and Immunology, M.Sc. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
M.Sc. On Campus

Microbiology and Immunology

12 months
18692 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Microbiology and Immunology programs at University of Ottawa refine critical and scholarly skills in fields and areas of specialization and prepare students for a variety of careers in teaching and research both within and outside of academia, including in a governmental, clinical, or industrial setting. 


At Microbiology and Immunology programs at University of Ottawa graduates are expected to have acquired autonomy in conducting research, in preparing scholarly publications, through a training that includes course work, research seminars, and independent research leading to a thesis.

Students at Microbiology and Immunology programs at University of Ottawa will gain knowledge in:

  • Microbiology
  • Host biology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professionalism and Professional Skills
  • Pathogen Interactions and Host

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a bachelor of sciences (BSc) degree with a specialization or major (or equivalent) in one of the following areas: microbiology, virology, immunology, biology, biochemistry, biopharmaceutical or biomedical sciences with a minimum average of 75% (B+).
  • Demonstrate a good academic performance in previous studies as shown by official transcripts, research reports, abstracts or any other documents demonstrating research skills.
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency
  • Resume
  • Letter of intent (max. 3 pages)
  • The Department may require students to take additional courses.
  • We recommend that you contact potential thesis supervisors early.  To register, you need to be accepted by a thesis supervisor.  

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18692 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9346 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 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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