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University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Sciences [Graduate]

Office of Research
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
2-13 Heritage Medical Research Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2S2
E-mail: janis.davis@ualberta.ca

General Information

The Medical Sciences Graduate Program consists of seven member departments in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and offers programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy. This Program has a long history within the Faculty, and continues to provide excellence in graduate education relating to basic and clinical sciences.

Entrance Requirements

The minimum requirements a student must have for admission into the MSc or PhD in Medical Sciences programs are as follows: 1) an undergraduate degree with a GPA of at least 3.0 in the last two years of undergraduate or graduate study at the University of Alberta, or equivalent qualification from another institution, 2) a minimum TOEFL score of 570 (paper-based) or 95 with at least 20 per section (Internet-based); MELAB minimum score of 91; CAEL minimum score of 70 with at least 70 on each subtest; or IELTS minimum score of 7.0 with at least 6 on each band, and 3) meet Departmental criteria over and above the minimal requirements of the Medical Sciences Graduate Program.

Financial Assistance

Students accepted into the program are encouraged to apply for studentships from outside agencies such as the Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions or the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Exceptionally qualified students may be nominated for University of Alberta PhD Scholarships.

Graduate Program Requirements