Nov 30, 2023  
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Degree of MSc (Medical Sciences) [Graduate]

Program Requirements

The Departments of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Dentistry, Medical Genetics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Paediatrics, and Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging participate in an interdisciplinary MSc program in Medical Sciences.

The requirements for this degree consist of coursework, completion of a research project, and preparation of a thesis. Course requirements are recommended by the Supervisor and Supervisory Committee based on the background of the student and the area of specialization to be undertaken. A minimum of ★3 in graded graduate level courses is required. Notwithstanding the above, students must fulfill the department’s MSc program requirements as approved and stated in the department’s graduate program requirements.

No language other than English is required for the degree.

Length of Program

The minimum length of the MSc program is 18 months from the start of the program, or the department-specific requirement where stated.