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

Pharmacology (MSc) - Master of Science in Pharmacology

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
Description:Major areas of research in the department include neural, cardiovascular, respiratory and clinical pharmacology as well as drug development. Students with excellent performance in their undergraduate study are admitted into the M.Sc. program. Students with outstanding performance in their first year in M.Sc. can transfer their program to Ph.D. with departmental permission.

The shared research interests in anesthesiology, pharmacology and therapeutics allow students to gain broad-based exposure to fundamental as well as medically-related aspects of drug research. Faculty members receive operating grants from CIHR, NSERC, The Heart Foundation, etc. Many of our students receive CIHR and NSRC studentship awards.
URL:Pharmacology (MSc) - Master of Science in Pharmacology at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 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 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