Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary


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Program Information

School:Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Field of Study:Neuroscience
Description:This program offers training in a variety of areas including developmental neurobiology, neural systems and their disorders, molecular neurobiology, ion channels, cellular pharmacology and neurotoxicology and the control of movement. The Faculty in the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, the umbrella for neuroscience research at the Faculty of Medicine, are drawn from all the major disciplines and include both basic and clinical scientists. The close links between the University and the Foothills Hospital provide a unique environment of collaboration between clinicians and basic researchers. This enables the Department of Neuroscience to offer a variety of research programs whose topics range from invertebrate neural systems to electrophysiological studies in man.
URL:Neuroscience at Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,389

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    BSc degree or equivalent A minimum admission grade point average of 3.30 (on the University of Calgary four-point system; equivalent to a "B+") based on the last two years of the undergraduate degree consisting of a minimum of 60 units (10 full-course equivalents).

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 105] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 86]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 07, 2019