M.Sc. On Campus

Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

24 months
6730 CAD/year
4260 CAD/year
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The Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences at University of Saskatchewan has an active program of research from whole animal investigations to cellular and molecular research. Apply to the Veterinary Biomedical Sciences MSc program offered at University of Saskatchewan.


Veterinary Biomedical Sciences MSc at University of Saskatchewan - Program Details

Faculty interests include studies in cardiovascular physiology, stress physiology, gastrointestinal biochemistry, toxicology, pulmonary pathobiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, reproductive physiology, endocrinology and biotechnology.

Research interests cover basic, applied and clinical aspects. As well, the department's research program involves a diverse range of species including domestic and specialized livestock, laboratory animals, wild fowl, fish, zoo and other exotic animals.

Faculty in the WCVM Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences (VBMS) at University of Saskatchewan are involved in teaching gross, microscopic and developmental anatomy, neuroscience, physiology, pharmacology and toxicology to undergraduate veterinary students.

The department's graduate programs link graduate students with faculty members whose research interests range from cardiovascular physiology, stress physiology, gastrointestinal biochemistry and toxicology to pulmonary pathobiology, neuroscience, pharmacology and reproductive biology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Veterinary Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Rounds
  • Veterinary Anatomy
  • Veterinary Neuroscience
  • Veterinary Embryology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
  • a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6730 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6730 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4260 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 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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