Master of Science Graduate Program
The Master of Science Program is open to residents in Surgery at the University of Manitoba currently registered in a Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) specialty training program through the Max Rady College of Medicine - Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.  The RCPSC program is a postgraduate clinical specialty certification program and residents earn the M.Sc. as an additional degree to their certification. Through the Thesis Stream, the Surgery program provides surgical residents a year free of clinical* duties to complete the required course hours.

In addition to the admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies found in the Regulations Section of the Calendar, this program is only open to holders of an M.D. degree who are currently enrolled in a postgraduate residency program in the Max Rady College of Medicine at University of Manitoba. As residents incorporate this program as part of their residency training; concurrent curriculum registration is required.

(* It is strongly advised that residents discuss with their postgraduate Program Director the expectations of their responsibilities within their program during this year of research) 

Program Requirements
In addition to the minimum course requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies found in the University of Manitoba Academic Calendar & Catalog: Graduate Studies › Academic Guide › Section 4: Master's Degrees General Regulations:
  • Twelve months' work of research, under the direct supervision of an approved Thesis Advisor;
  • Submit a major thesis on the research project; and
  • Defend their thesis to a Committee of Examiners, displaying adequate knowledge of the subject involved

Information on Faculty of Graduate Studies general admissions requirements, registration fees, etc.

Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS)
500 University Centre, 65 Chancellors Circle
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada  R3T 2N2
Phone: 204.474.9377   
Fax: 204.474.7553

Monday to Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The FGS office is located at the Fort Garry campus, on the 5th floor of University Centre, across from the Administration Building


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Department of Surgery
Graduate Chair
Dr Krista Hardy
Faculty of Graduate Studies

Program Assistant

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