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Biochemistry and Medical Genetics

University of Manitoba

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
11325 CAD/year
5147 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
Unknown
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About

We offer a master degree in Biochemistry and Medical Genetics at the University of Manitoba. BMG, one of the basic science departments of the Max Rady College of Medicine (MRCM) in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, is located on the Bannatyne Campus of the University of Manitoba. 

Overview

The department is home to biochemistry, molecular biological sciences, and medical genetics expertise, practiced in an intellectually enriching research and teaching environment in the MRCM and Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS).  

This master degree in Biochemistry and Medical Genetics is available at the University of Manitoba. Excellent and dedicated faculty members work closely with graduate students, genetic counselling trainees, post-doctoral fellows, residents in genetics, and clinical geneticists to advance our understanding of complex and diverse biological processes. 

BMG also participates in an accredited Royal College Training Program in Medical Genetics as well as Canadian College of Medical Geneticists fellowship training. Our faculty are locally, nationally, and internationally recognized and have received numerous prestigious awards for their accomplishments in teaching and research. Moreover, our faculty members contribute significantly in providing health care services to individuals and families affected with genetic and metabolic disorders.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Proteins
  • Enzymology
  • Special topics in human genetics
  • Principles and practice of human genetics
  • Genetic epidemiology of human populations
  • Laboratory methods in human and medical genetics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Thesis-based Master's degree (of at least 2 years in duration), or equivalent, in biochemistry, genetics, or a closely related field
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 (4.5 scale), or equivalent, in the courses taken during the Masters program
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Supervisor Support
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11325 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11325 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5147 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5147 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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