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

Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSc) - Master of Science 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:Master
Field of Study:Pharmaceutical Sciences
Description:

Our research-intensive MSc program offers students the opportunity to conduct outstanding research projects and receive training in a broad range of fields within the pharmaceutical sciences. We provide you with exceptional mentors and supervisors, a rigorous learning environment, and access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to conduct your research. We accept students from a wide range of backgrounds. Students come to us with degrees in pharmaceutical sciences, medicine, biotechnology, the basic and biomedical sciences (e.g., chemistry, biology, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, pharmacology), engineering (e.g., biomedical, chemical), economics and epidemiology.



As the #1 Pharmaceutical Sciences school in Canada, our faculty and graduate students work at the exciting and ever-expanding edges of the field of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. They're conducting precedent-setting research with real and tangible impact in areas such as discovering and developing new drugs, improving the quality of patient care and treatment outcomes, and developing the practice of pharmacy. The work we do makes a difference in people's lives. Our graduate degree programs offer you enormous potential in terms of fulfilling career opportunities in industry, government and academia, as well as in other health professions.
URL:Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSc) - Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
International: $8,952

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

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 for a master's degree program must hold the academic equivalent of a four-year bachelor's degree from UBC including one of the following:

  • A minimum overall average in the B+ range (76% at UBC) in third- and fourth-year courses.
  • Academic standing with at least 12 credits of third- or fourth-year courses in the A grade range (80% or higher at UBC) in the field of study.
  • 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 : Applicants whose degrees are from a university outside Canada in which English is not the primary language of instruction must present evidence of competency to pursue studies in the English language prior to being extended an offer of admission.
    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.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    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