Get $150 Scholarship!

UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA - [UBC], VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS

Vancouver, British ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  55887Enrollment

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Cell and Developmental Biology)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

$ 6,714 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

Check Detailed Fees

Program Description

  • The Master of Science in Cell and Developmental Biology is a 2-year program at the University of British Columbia(UBC).
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  •  This is 2-year program include:

    • Molecular biology

    • Cancer biology

    • Diabetes and microbiology and immunology.

  • The program is flexible and is designed to accommodate the diverse backgrounds of students and the broad nature of research in cell and developmental biology.
  •  This program gives an understanding of the scientific fundamentals and methodologies of contemporary cell and developmental biology.
  • The Student to faculty ratio of this program is 22:1.
  • The graduate program in Cell and Developmental Biology offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees to students undertaking advanced study and research in cell and developmental biology.
  • The program also aims to enhance linkages and facilitate research interactions between the larger community of cell and developmental biologists in British Columbia.
  • Students gain depth knowledge of modern cell and developmental biology which is required to get job in various sectors.
  • The University of British Columbia ranked as the 45th best university in the world in the QS World University Rankings.


Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 14,822 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Summer (Deadline - Nov 30)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
ExamsGRE
Offered by Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Program Urlhttps://www.grad.ubc.ca/prospective-students/graduate-degree-programs/master-of-science-cell-deve...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • A four-year Bachelor's Degree or a Master's degree required with First Class/Division with 65%.
  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary studies
  • If English is not the students’ first language then they must provide proof of English competency.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • A four-year Bachelor's Degree or a Master's degree required with First Class/Division with 65%.
  • Students required a bachelor's degree in Engineering, Forestry, or Medicine.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of bachelor's and higher secondary degree.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


Application Deadline

Summer
Nov 30

Fall
Apr 30


Scores Required

7.0 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

100 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

310 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$6714$6714
Others$697$697
Total fees$7411$7411

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #51/ 500

Biology [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
UBC Graduate Support Initiative (GSI) Awards Variable Yes N/A
UBC Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Show More

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
  • The student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.
  • Student Visa Process:
    • Apply for admission with a DLI, pay the tuition fees, and receive an acceptance letter from the DLI.
    • Check if a study permit is required. eTA is required for all international applicants who wish to travel to Canada.
    • Prepare all the documents required for applications
    • Purchase GIC
    • Apply for the applications
    • Undertake the medical exams
    • Schedule biometric appointment and interview.

Work Study

  • Students can work for 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, the students will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
  • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
  • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

Career and Placement after Course

Students are well-prepared and highly competitive for the next step in their careers, whether in academia or in other sectors (e.g. biotechnology, health care, government, business, finance) where an in-depth knowledge of modern cell and developmental biology is required.



Apply Now DOWNLOAD BROCHURE  
INTERESTED IN THIS COLLEGE ?
Get free counselling

Follow & Share this college to get information about admission

AFFILIATED COLLEGES
Vancouver School of Theology Vancouver, British Columbia
Saint Mark's College Vancouver, British Columbia
FACULTY, SCHOOLS AND CAMPUSES
University of British Columbia (Okanagan) kelowna, British Columbia
Sauder School of Business vancouver, British Columbia
COLLEGES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
University Canada West Vancouver, British Columbia
Capilano University North Vancouver, British Columbia
Emily Carr University of Art & Design Vancouver, British Columbia
Kwantlen Polytechnic University Surrey, British Columbia
Quest University Canada Squamish, British Columbia
NEAREST RANKED COLLEGES
University of Toronto , Toronto Avg Fee: $37.84K/Yr 7.4
McGill University , Montreal Avg Fee: $13.58K/Yr 6.6
Simon Fraser University , Burnaby Avg Fee: $21.17K/Yr 4.8
McMaster University , Hamilton Avg Fee: $24.28K/Yr 5.5
Carleton University , Ottawa Avg Fee: $21.14K/Yr 4.2
University of Ottawa , Ottawa Avg Fee: $18.08K/Yr 4.7
University of Montreal , Montreal Avg Fee: $19.6K/Yr 6
University of Alberta , Edmonton Avg Fee: $16.03K/Yr 5.7
York University , Toronto Avg Fee: $22.12K/Yr 4.3
Queen's University , Kingston Avg Fee: $9.7K/Yr 5