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SchoolUniversity of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Medicine
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeMedical School
School Size
DegreeMaster
Honours
Co-op
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*75%
Prerequisites
Prerequisites NotesApplications are evaluated based on the following criteria: Be the holder of a bachelor’s degree with a specialization or a major (or equivalent) in science with a minimum average of B+ (75%) calculated in accordance with the FGPS guidelines; 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 who is willing and available to act as thesis supervisor.
Cost
International: $23,884
Scholarships
DescriptionThe Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine is located in the Faculty of Medicine and offers graduate programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science (MSc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Neuroscience. The programs help students develop their theoretical knowledge as well as their capacity for critical analysis. This is achieved through reading and critiquing the scientific literature, conducting experiments in the laboratory, analyzing the data and results generated, and presenting their results in the form of research seminars or posters. The programs prepare candidates for a variety of careers in teaching and research both within and outside of academia. Graduates of the program will acquire autonomy in conducting research and in preparing scholarly publications and grant applications. A comprehensive set of courses, state-of-the-art research facilities and outstanding research opportunities ensure a career in neuroscience.
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