Pharmacology and Therapeutics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • N/A
    Duration
  • Tuition
    7248
    Tuition (Year)
    3465
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #42 ,
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at McGill University offers programs of study which lead to either the M.Sc. (thesis) or the Ph.D. degrees through the Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies Office (GPSO).

About

The objective of the M.Sc. (thesis) and Ph.D. programs is to provide in-depth research experience in a specific area of pharmacology in order to develop individuals capable of independent research and scholarly activity in industry, government or academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comprehensive
  • Research Professionalism for Pharmacologists
  • Scientific Communication for Pharmacologists
  • Statistics for Pharmacologists
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Endocrine Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery & Development
  • Structural Pharmacology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    45 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    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.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score: 567

    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: 86

    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

All applicants must:

  • Hold one of the following degrees: B.Sc.
  • Have a background in one of the following disciplines:
  • Health Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Sciences

Admission to the program is based on the applicants:

  • Academic record (3.00/4.00 or 3.20/4.00 in the last 2 years of study)
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Interviews with members of the Graduate Training Committee
  • Test scores (when applicable)

Applications will be considered when the following documents have been uploaded to your application:

  • Completed official McGill University online application
  • All transcripts from undergraduate or graduate degrees (even if the degree is not completed)(The transcripts of your current studies do not need to be "final" transcripts. We require grades up until the semester currently in progress at the time of application and a requirement for admission, if accepted, would be to provide final transcripts with the date of graduation).
  • Your CV
  • A Personal Statement
  • Two (2) confidential letters of recommendation preferably from professors or research-related employers. There is no "standard form" and letters should be on letterheard and signed.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • USD 7248 International
  • USD 3465 National

Typical annual fees based on 30 credits taken during Fall and Winter terms*

Funding

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