May 17, 2022  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Degree of MSc (Medical Microbiology and Immunology) [Graduate]

Program Requirements

Course requirements depend on the area of specialization and the undergraduate background of the student; however, a minimum of ★6 in graduate-level courses is required. Each student must participate each year and must register once for credit during the program in the Medical Microbiology and Immunology seminar course, MMI 501 .

Terminal MSc students are required to maintain a program GPA of at least 2.7; however, students wishing to proceed to a later PhD in the Department must maintain a program GPA of at least 3.0.

A candidate for the MSc degree must submit an acceptable thesis and defend it orally before a committee formed according to Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research guidelines.

No language other than English is required for the degree.

The minimum period of residence is two years of full-time attendance at the University of Alberta.

Length of program

The time required to complete the program depends on the student’s background and the nature of the thesis project. Normally, a minimum of two years of full-time study and research is required for the MSc degree.