University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

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School:University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Field of Study:Pharmacology
Description:The goal of the graduate program is to form scientists who have knowledge in pharmacology as well as fundamental understanding of biochemistry, physiology and molecular biology. Our students are introduced to the method of scientific enquiry and research while creating and disseminating new scientific knowledge. The program offers an opportunity to talented and motivated students to explore different aspect of molecular pharmacology and to perform research in the cardiovascular, diabetes and neuroscience fields. Research in our Department involves a multidisciplinary and integrative approach and is conducted at the molecular, cellular, organ and whole organism levels. We investigate the molecular and biological processes that regulate cellular and organ functions and the mechanisms underlying diseases. Our goal is to discover new targets for the development of novel therapeutic strategies.
URL:Pharmacology at University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $5,635

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
The Department's minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree with an average GPA of 3.3 in the last two years of undergraduate work at the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. 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