Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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. Please note that this program requires scores above the FGS minimum requirement, as follows:

TOEFL - Computer based 243
TOEFL - Paper Based 590

For initial assessment purposes only, copies of unofficial transcripts (uploaded to your application) are acceptable and preferred. Transcripts are required from each institution for the entire academic history, whether or not degree has been awarded, including institutions attended on an exchange. If the English copy is a translation, please include the original language as well.

Degree Certificates – All international transcripts must be accompanied by degree certificates that indicate that the degree has been awarded.

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

  • Four year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Science, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Medicine, Nursing or Veterinary Medicine with courses including any two (2) of Chemistry, Physics or Biology at any level.
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2


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

  • Research-based M.Sc. degree in a related field (Science, Pharmacy, and Nursing)
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2


Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2017 September June 1, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January October 1, 2017 Apply
Summer 2018 May February 1, 2018 Apply
Fall 2018 September June 1, 2018 Apply


International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2018 January July 1, 2017 Apply
Summer 2018 May November 1, 2017 Apply
Fall 2018 September March 1, 2018 Apply



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

Course Listings

Department Website

P304 Pathology Bldg, 770 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T6 Canada
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