University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Medicine

Microbiology and Immunology

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Medicine
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Immunology
Microbiology, General
Description:The Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology is located in the Faculty of Medicine and offers graduate program leading to the degree of Master of Science (MSc) in Microbiology and Immunology. The programs refine critical and scholarly skills in fields and areas of specialization and prepare students for a variety of careers in teaching and research both within and outside of academia, including in a governmental, clinical, or industrial setting. Graduates are expected to have acquired autonomy in conducting research, in preparing scholarly publications, through a training that includes course work, research seminars, and independent research leading to a thesis.
URL:Microbiology and Immunology at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Medicine
Areas of Research:Members of the Department are engaged in two main research fields: microbiology and host biology. Additional information is posted in the departmental website.
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $23,884
Careers:Microbiologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

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

    Applications are evaluated based on the following criteria: Hold a bachelor’s degree with a specialization or a major (or equivalent) in biochemistry, biology, or microbiology with a minimum average of 75% (B+); Demonstrate a good academic performance in previous studies as shown by official transcripts, research reports, abstracts or any other documents demonstrating research skills; Provide at least two confidential letters of recommendation from professors who have known the applicant and are familiar with the student work; Provide a statement of purpose indicating the career goals and the interests in the proposed research area; Identify at least one professor member of the Department and of the FGPS who is willing and available to act as thesis supervisor.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 August 22, 2018