Medical Biotechnology, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
The Master of Medical Biotechnology is a professional program offered by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and provides students with a solid foundation of the theoretical concepts and practical industrially-applicable laboratory technique experiences used in medical biotechnology industries.

About

The Master of Medical Biotechnology is a professional program offered by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and provides students with a solid foundation of the theoretical concepts and practical industrially-applicable laboratory technique experiences used in medical biotechnology industries. In addition, students will also receive training in business plan development and product commercialization.

The skills and knowledge taught in this program will allow you to develop a successful career in biotech entrepreneurship, medical and pharmaceutical materials characterization, medical diagnostics or biotechnology product development/monitoring. In addition, the Master of Medical Biotechnology program can be a route for career advancement if you are currently employed in biotechnology and/or related medical and pharmaceutical industries.Prior to the start of the academic program, you may be required to attend six weeks (July-August 2015) of intensive English language training (English and Academic Preparation Program). This program is designed to develop your English language skills in an academic environment and learn more about Canadian culture. Some students may be exempt from the English language course if they demonstrate exceptional English language skills and have exceeded the admission requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Protein Structure and Function
  • Proteomics and Biological Mass Spectrometry
  • Drugs: From Discovery to Market
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry and Cell Biology of Lipids and Membranes
  • Human Physiology and Mechanisms of Disease
  • Biotechnology Laboratory
  • Biotechnology Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 16 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

    Book IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3
Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

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).

  • A four-year or Honours Bachelor level degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry or accepted equivalent from an academic institution approved by the University of Windsor.
  • The equivalent of a 70% average or higher in undergraduate studies (when converted to Ontario standards).
  • A successful interview with a representative from the University of Windsor.
  • Two letters of reference.

Tuition Fee

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