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M.Sc. On Campus

Pharmacology

University of British Columbia

24 months
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8952 CAD/year
5095 CAD/year
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About

Major areas of research in the Pharmacology program from University of British Columbia include neural, cardiovascular, respiratory and clinical pharmacology as well as drug development. 

Overview

Students with excellent performance in their undergraduate study are admitted into the M.Sc. Pharmacology program offered by University of British Columbia. Students with outstanding performance in their first year in M.Sc. can transfer their program to Ph.D. with departmental permission.

What makes the program unique?

The shared research interests in anesthesiology, pharmacology and therapeutics allow students to gain broad-based exposure to fundamental as well as medically-related aspects of drug research. Faculty members receive operating grants from CIHR, NSERC, The Heart Foundation, etc. Many of our students receive CIHR and NSRC studentship awards.

Career opportunities:

Those with a Master’s degree pursue careers in drug development, governmental agencies and many go on to do a Ph.D. degree or join the M.D. program in the medical school.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drugs and Society
  • Rational Basis of Drug Therapy
  • Pharmacology
  • Basic Human Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology Laboratory
  • Systematic Pharmacology Laboratory
  • Review of Clinical Pharmacology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
  • A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
  • This program contains a practicum component for which a criminal record check is required.
  • Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8952 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8952 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5095 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5095 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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