Sep 28, 2023  
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Master of Science with specialization in Cancer Sciences (Oncology)

Admission to the MSc is dependent on the recommendation of the Graduate Coordinating Committee.

Program Requirements

Students are required to complete a minimum of 9 units in coursework and a thesis



  • Registration in 900-level THES.


Students are required to attend all ONCOL 660 /ONCOL 661  research seminars during all years of their program whether or not they are enrolled in the courses.

Ethics Requirement

Students must meet the FGSR Ethics and Academic Citizenship Training Requirement  through the completion of INT D 710  (for both master’s and doctoral students) by the end of the first term of registration in their degree program.

Length of Program

The minimum length of program is two years, depending on the research undertaken.

The maximum time to complete the thesis-based MSc program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is four years.