Microbiology and Immunology - Pathology and Experimental Medicine, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The programs refine critical and scholarly skills in fields and areas of specialization and prepare students for a variety of careers in teaching and research both within and outside of academia, including in a governmental, clinical, or industrial setting. Graduates are expected to have acquired autonomy in conducting research, in preparing scholarly publications, through a training that includes course work, research seminars, and independent research leading to a thesis.

About

The objective of the Pathology and Experimental Medicine collaborative program is to provide graduate students with the knowledge and skills to examine the basic mechanisms of disease pathology, and to develop new strategies for prevention and treatment. The degree awarded specifies the primary program and indicates “specialization in Pathology and Experimental Medicine.”

Main Areas of Research
  • Microbiology
  • Host biology

Programme Structure

  • Advanced Topics in Structure and Function of Plasma Lipoproteins
  • The Pathological Basis of Disease
  • Introduction to Cancer Biology
  • Cellular and Molecular Basis of Cardiovascular Function/Dysfunction
  • Advanced Topics in Cancer Biology
  • Advanced Topics in Neuropathology
  • Cell Biology and the Molecular Basis of Pathological Phenotypes

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 600

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

Academic Requirements

  • Have a bachelor’s degree with a specialization or a major (or equivalent) in biochemistry, biology, or microbiology with a minimum average of 75% (B+).
  • International candidates must check the admission equivalencies for the diploma they received in their country of origin.
  • Demonstrate a good academic performance in previous studies as shown by official transcripts, research reports, abstracts or any other documents demonstrating research skills.
  • Pay the $100 ($CDN non-refundable) application fee.
  • Identify at least one professor who is willing to supervise your research and thesis.

Tuition Fee

Funding

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