Veterinary Medicine, M.Sc. | University of Calgary | Calgary, Canada
24 months
8242 CAD/year
4533 CAD/year
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The Veterinary Medicine program at the University of Calgary is preparing the next generation of international leaders in animal and public health. Students will establish a firm grasp of core competencies in veterinary medical sciences.


Students in the Veterinary Medicine program at the University of Calgary will acquire specialized knowledge through the course of their thesis projects, deepening their skills as they embark on careers as highly-trained academics and professionals.

The graduate mission of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is to be a world leader in the training of animal health researchers and postgraduate veterinarians, creating experts who will advance animal and public health, as well as the veterinary profession.


Academia; government (regulatory--food safety; water safety); feedlot; zoos; centre for disease control; biotechnology; pharmaceuticals; vaccine development; diagnostic pathology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Skills in Health Science Research
  • Biostatistical Methods
  • Epidemiology
  • Advanced Topics in Reproductive Health
  • Advanced Topics in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
  • Wildlife Parasitology: Principles and Techniques

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
  • A minimum of a baccalaureate degree (or its equivalent, or a BVSc, DVM or MD degree) with course work appropriate for VMS graduate training from a recognized institution.
  • Curriculum Vitae, and a Letter of Understanding signed by the prospective student and supervisor with a statement outlining the supervisor’s commitment to the training of the student, as well as their commitment to fund the student in accordance with the minimum VMS guidelines.
  • Two Reference letters.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8242 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8242 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4533 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4533 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Calgary

1247 - 1953 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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