Program Requirements MSc

The following requirements must be met:

  Biochemistry (BCH) Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) Epidemiology (EPI) Microbiology and Immunology (MIC) Neuroscience (NSC)
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Courses MED8166
6 units at the 8000 level or above with at least 3 units in BCH, approved by the Program Director
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6 units at the 5000 level or above with at least 3 units in CMM approved by the Program Director
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9 compulsory units: EPI5240, EPI5242, EPI6178.
6 optional advanced units, 6 elective units from the EPI department
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6 units including MIC5100 and one additional 3 units graduate course, approved by the Program Director
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6 units including either NSC5102 or NSC5104 or equivalent and one additional 3 units graduate course, approved by the Program Director
Seminar Course Completion of the seminar course (BCH5366) Completion of the seminar course (CMM8324) Participation in departmental seminars is compulsory Completion of the seminar course (MIC5366) Completion of the seminar course (NSC8324)
Thesis Presentation and defence of a thesis (BCH7999) Presentation and defence of a thesis (CMM7999) Presentation and defence of a thesis (EPI7999) Presentation and defence of a thesis (MIC7999) Presentation and defence of a thesis (NSC7999)

Students may be required to take additional courses, depending on their backgrounds.

Minimum Standards

The passing grade in all courses is C+. Students who fail 6 units, the thesis proposal, or whose research progress is deemed unsatisfactory are required to withdraw from the program.

Residence

All full-time students must complete a minimum of 3 terms of full-time enrolment.

Duration of the Program

Students are expected to fulfill all requirements, including the submission of the thesis, within 2 years from the date of initial enrolment in the program.

Detailed information in the General Regulations of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

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