12 months
6654 CAD/year
5121 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Memorial University of Newfoundland's Division of BioMedical Sciences (BMS) in the Faculty of Medicine hosts the Cardiovascular and Renal Science graduate program, offering students the opportunity to pursue a Master of Science (MSc) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree.


Key facts

As part of a vibrant research community, students of Cardiovascular and Renal Science will receive training in cardiovascular and renal physiology through biomedical laboratory research, coursework, seminars and an annual BioMedicine research symposium, along with other opportunities for professional development on campus. 

Memorial University of Newfoundland's Faculty of Medicine supports a visiting speaker program, teaching assistant (TA) opportunities, internal awards and scholarships, administrative staff support and the Office of Research & Graduate Studies dedicated to medicine graduate student matters. The Health Sciences Library is located in the Health Sciences Centre, adjacent to the Faculty of Medicine

Programme Structure

  • The MSc (Med) is thesis-based and designed to be completed in two years of full-time study. Students accepted to the program who surpass minimum academic requirements and are enrolled in full-time studies in the Faculty of Medicine are granted a minimum stipend for two years. Students will generally complete required coursework within the first year and execute the majority of their research thesis preparation in the second year of their degree.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 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
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail or courier)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal 
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional requirements (may be required).
  • Prerequisites may be necessary for your program of interest

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6654 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6654 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    5121 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5121 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Students: $3,939 per full programme

Living costs for St. John's

1159 - 1707 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Cardiovascular and Renal Science
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