University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Obstetrics and Gynecology
Description:The graduate programs in Obstetrics & Gynecology provide multidisciplinary research opportunities in women's health. At both the MSc and PhD levels, prospective students can apply directly to our programs and if qualified, may also choose to apply at the same time to the Graduate Program in Maternal and Child Health (MatCH). The Obstetrics & Gynecology Graduate Program is coordinated by Dr. Denise Hemmings, an Associate Professor in our Division of Reproductive Sciences.

Several of our department members have cross-appointments to departments in the basic medical sciences, including Physiology, Medical Microbiology & Immunology and Oncology. Graduate programs leading to a PhD degree may also be offered through these departments.
URL:Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Areas of Research:Control of parturition/Preterm labour, Hypertension/Preeclampsia, Immunology of Pregnancy, Placental development and function, Role of bioactive lipids in pregnancy, Prostaglandins in the control of birth in women, Sex steroids receptors, Vascular function, Viral Infection and Pregnancy
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $5,635

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
The Department's normal requirements for admission of graduate students are those outlined under the Medical Sciences Graduate Program. In addition, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology requires a minimum of 3.2 or equivalent GPA during each of the previous two years of university. Applicants are normally required to have completed a master’s degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on your most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent) is required.

* 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 June 04, 2019