Biochemistry and Medical Genetics


M.Sc. | Ph.D.


Application Fee: $100 CDN (non-refundable)

All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable.


Master of Science

The M.Sc. thesis-based program consists of a combination of coursework and a research component.

Expected Duration

  • 2 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • Applicants must have an appropriate background in biochemistry, genetics, or a closely related subject area, with a minimum 3.5 GPA (4.5 scale) in the previous 60 credit hours of university study, or equivalent (normally 2 years). In addition, during this period there should be no grade less than C+ in any biochemistry, genetics, or life science course deemed relevant to the proposed course of study.
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Supervisor Support
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

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Doctor of Philosophy

The Ph.D. option consists of coursework and a substantial research component.

Expected Duration

  • 4 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application 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

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Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2017 September May 15, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January September 15, 2017 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2017 September January 15, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January June 15, 2017 Apply

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Notes

*The name of your preferred supervisor is required at time of application

*Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation (if applicable) by the date indicated.
 


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