Memorial University of Newfoundland - Faculty of Medicine

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Cardiovascular and Renal Science

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Program Information

School:Memorial University of Newfoundland - Faculty of Medicine
Field of Study:Cardiology
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician
Description:The graduate program in cardiovascular and renal sciences enables students to pursue research and academic studies in selected cardiovascular and renal physiology topics towards the MSc or PhD degree. Strengths of the faculty lie in the areas of hypertension and stroke related research, and the neural control of the vasculature, heart and blood pressure. The faculty participating in the program consist of basic cardiovascular scientists and cardiovascular and renal clinicians. Teaching within the program is integrated with the M.D. program and involves courses taught by both basic scientists and clinicians. This integrated teaching is designed to provide the graduate student with an understanding of cardiovascular renal physiology and pharmacology and its application to disease. Research projects carried out within the program will usually be supervised by the basic science faculty.
URL:Cardiovascular and Renal Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland - Faculty of Medicine
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,049

Admission Requirements


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    Master's degree in an appropriate area of study. Students wishing to enter the graduate program will arrange a supervisor who will sponsor their entry into the graduate program and arrange the appropriate financial support with the School of Graduate Studies. Students admitted or transferring into the PhD program will be required to pass a comprehensive examination. The comprehensive examination will be taken by the end of the seventh semester of the PhD program. The examination consists of both written and oral components and follows the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies.

    * 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 August 16, 2012