Experimental Medicine, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    8270 CAD/year
    Tuition fee
    4707 CAD/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #31 (ARWU) ,
Experimental Medicine is the study of the pathogenesis and treatment of disease. Modern experimental medicine represents a rapidly growing body of knowledge involving the determination of diseases processes and the development of appropriate therapies.

About

The Experimental Medicine Program is intended for individuals seeking a career in research. The Department of Medicine offers opportunities and facilities for advanced studies in Experimental medicine, leading toward the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. Members of the Department direct research programs in a wide range of basic and clinically relevant areas. There are a variety of special interest areas of national and international stature. Specialties within the Experimental Medicine Program include: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Infectious Diseases, Medical Immunology, Medical Oncology, Molecular Biology, Nephrology, Neurology and Respiratory Medicine.

Students may work with investigators located on the main campus of the University of B.C., or they may work in laboratories located off campus (Vancouver General Hospital, Jack Bell Research Centre, Terry Fox Laboratory, St. Paul's Hospital, Biomedical Research Centre, BC Children's Hospital).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular and Cellular Biology of Experimental Medicine
  • Experimental Medicine Methodology
  • Nephrology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Advances in Neurology
  • Pulmonary Pathophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Molecular Medicine

Detailed Programme Facts

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

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:

    96

    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).

Academic Requirements

  • Memo of Acceptance from a Research Supervisor.
  • Three Letters of Reference.
  • Official transcripts from each university you’ve attended.
  • Application Form,  Application Fee.
  • TOEFL / IELTS / MELAB scores (for Foreign Applicants).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    8270 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8270 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    4707 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4707 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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