University of Lethbridge - School of Graduate Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Lethbridge - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Molecular Biology
Description:The PhD in Biomolecular Science is delivered by the Faculty of Arts and Science. Students in this program are normally supervised by Faculty members in the following contributing departments/areas: Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science, and Physics and Astronomy.

Biomolecular science is a multidisciplinary program that combines elements of traditional biochemistry, biophysics, biotechnology, molecular biology, and molecular genetics. Research in this program is aimed at studying biological processes, organisms, and systems at the molecular level, and applying this research to problems in agriculture, biotechnology, and medicine. Potential individual research programs include the structure and function of proteins at atomic resolution by NMR and X-ray crystallography, the activity of biologically significant enzymes, the regulation of metabolic, stress-related and developmental pathways, and the mechanisms of pathogenicity.
URL:Biomolecular Science at University of Lethbridge - School of Graduate Studies
Length:48 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,838
International: $13,532

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants normally must meet the following requirements: - Hold a master's degree in a related discipline - Have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 (based on the uLethbridge 4.00 scale) on the last 20 graded university-level term courses (all majors except for CSPT and Education majors). - Demonstrate English Language Proficiency (ELP) for graduate student Note: PhD in Cultural, Social and Political Thought (CSPT) requires cumulative grade point average of 3.50, on a 4.00 scale, on all graded master’s-level courses.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Cost Notes : This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.

    * 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 September 11, 2017