Pathology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
Graduate research is focused on the mechanisms of cell and tissue injury; the etiology, pathogenesis and behaviour of disease; identification of novel biomarkers; potential treatment targets of various diseases; and molecular imaging.


The Graduate Program in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is an integrated research program. Investigation occurs at the molecular, cellular, tissue, whole organism, and clinical levels. As part of the program, you will carry out supervised research in various thematic areas including cancer, diabetes, transplantation, stem cell biology, neurodegenerative diseases, cardiovascular disease, developmental defects, medical molecular cytogenetics and toxicology.

The goal of the program is to train tomorrow’s researchers, scientists who will make significant original contributions to the global understanding of disease diagnosis and mechanisms. As a graduate of our program, you will be qualified for a diverse set of careers including academia, government, and the pharmaceutical industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Understanding Disease
  • Ecosystem Health
  • Molecular Imaging
  • Journal Club Seminar Series

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:


    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

You need the following GPA score:

Required score:
Recommended score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Honours degree (4 year degree) in the Sciences; M.D or D.D.S. degree from an accredited university.
  • A third and fourth year combined entrance average of 80% or greater.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13596 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6798 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    6222 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3111 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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