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Medical Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #20 (BCR) ,
The Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy programs in Medical Science are available in a wide range of basic sciences, clinical sciences, and population health research. Under the mentorship of a faculty member, a student receives specialized training and exposure to Toronto’s finest multidisciplinary research. 

About

The Institute of Medical Science (IMS) offers a wide range of stimulating, research-intensive Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy programs in basic sciences, clinical sciences, and population health research. Under the mentorship of one of our faculty members you will receive specialized training and exposure to Toronto’s finest cutting-edge multidisciplinary research. Our graduates have been appointed to instrumental positions as academics and health care professionals in universities, government and industry.

With over 600 faculty and 550 students the IMS was established to foster education and scholarship in the Clinical Departments of the Faculty of Medicine. We specialize in translational research with a strong emphasis on bench-to-bedside clinical applications. We are a graduate unit of choice for MDs who seek training as a clinician investigator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Neuroanatomy - Introduction to Anatomical Organization of the Brain
  • Advanced Human Embryology and Teratology
  • Seminars in Translational Research
  • Physiologic Basis of Disease: Bench to Bedside
  • Studies in Schizophrenia
  • Glomerular Based Disease, Bench to Bedside

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    93

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  •  An appropriate bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, with a final year average of at least mid-B from a recognized university
  • You must complete the online admissions application form available from the program's admission requirements page.
  • A $120 application fee is required. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Two letters of reference; however, you should review your program-specific list of admission requirements to determine if additional letters of reference are required.
  • If your primary language is not English and you graduated from a non-Canadian university where the language of instruction and examination was not English, then you must complete an acceptable English language proficiency test.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    31230 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31230 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    11180 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11180 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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