The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Pharmaceutical Sciences (PhD) - Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
Description:

You're ready to work at the forefront of pharmaceutical sciences advancement. Take your education to the next level with a PhD at UBC Pharm Sci. It's where you'll work shoulder to shoulder with other world-class experts in the field of pharmaceutical sciences, contributing knowledge, developing solutions, and shaping the future of health care. Come to work every day at one of the world's most inspiring campuses, where you will find exceptional mentors and supervisors, and state-of-the-art facilities.



At UBC Pharm Sci, our research has shaped our outstanding international reputation. This is the place to collaborate with some of the world's foremost pharmaceutical experts, generating relevant, evidence-based and industry-focused research that makes a positive impact on broader society. At UBC, we welcome diversity. Students come to us from a wide range of educational backgrounds and home countries. More than 50% of our graduate students come from other parts of the world, including the US and countries in Asia, Africa and Europe. We offer orientation events to help new students integrate into life here in Vancouver, at UBC and within the Faculty. And our Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Student Society (PharGS) will make you feel right at home.
URL:Pharmaceutical Sciences (PhD) - Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:6 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $8,952

Cost per year is the tuition per year plus annual increase, usually 2%-5%.
Careers:Pharmacists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*76
Prerequisites:*

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

    Applicants must have completed a master's degree (or equivalent) from an approved institution with clear evidence of research ability or potential, or a bachelor's degree with one year of study in a master's program with 9 credits at the 500-level or above and of first class standing, or in exceptional cases, applicants who hold a bachelor's degree with an overall average in the A grade range and who demonstrate advanced research ability may be granted direct admission to a doctoral degree program on recommendation of the admitting graduate program and approval of the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0]
    Application Notes : All applicants must complete an online application form and pay the application fee to be considered for admission to UBC.
    All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study.
    Applicants from a university outside Canada in which English is not the primary language of instruction must provide results of an English language proficiency examination as part of their application.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    Admission to the PhD program is by application and requires an evaluation of the applicant’s previous work and capacity to pursue and complete original research.

    A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.

    * 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 July 26, 2020