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Microbiology and Immunology - Pathology and Experimental Medicine, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #281 (QS) ,
The programs 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. 

About

The objective of the Pathology and Experimental Medicine collaborative program is to provide graduate students with the knowledge and skills to examine the basic mechanisms of disease pathology, and to develop new strategies for prevention and treatment. The degree awarded specifies the primary program and indicates “specialization in Pathology and Experimental Medicine.”

Main Areas of Research
  • Microbiology
  • Host biology

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:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • Have a bachelor’s degree with a specialization or a major (or equivalent) in biochemistry, biology, or microbiology 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.
  • Identify at least one professor who is willing to supervise your research and thesis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

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

  • 1168 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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