Clinical Studies, M.Sc. | University of Guelph | Guelph, Canada
24 months
15332 CAD/year
6412 CAD/year
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The Clinical Studies program of University of Guelph strives to improve individual animal health by fundamental and clinical research in a variety of species.


Key facts

The Clinical Studies program of University of Guelph encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of companion animals (dogs and cats, as well as birds and exotic species), performance animals (primarily horses) and food-producing animals.


We offer two Master’s options, a DVSc program, and a Graduate Diploma. Master’s students may choose between a course work plus a major research project/paper MSc, or thesis-based MSc (approximately six semesters). The DVSc program requires the completion of residency hours, a qualifying exam and the defense of a research-based thesis. The Graduate Diploma is a threesemester program for veterinarians who wish to upgrade their knowledge.

Are you interested in

  • Clinical Training
  • Specialty Veterinary Medicine
  • Clinical Research

Career opportunities

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Human Medicine
  • Biomedical Research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Concepts and Application of Infection Control
  • Electrocardiography in Domestic Animals
  • Small Animal Internal Medicine
  • Large Animal Internal Medicine

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application deadline is ongoing.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to the MSc or Diploma program should have at least a ‘B-’ average in a relevant undergraduate degree. 
  • A DVM degree is not required for our MSc programs. 
  • Applicants to the DVSc program should have at least a ‘B’ average in a DVM degree and internship experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15332 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7666 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    6412 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3206 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 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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