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

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

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Neuroscience)

 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

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Program Description

  • This is a 2-year program with both coursework and thesis.
  • The Program aims for flexibility so that the individual needs and background of each student can, as quickly as possible, be accommodated.
  • The core program of courses offered to enter students consists of Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology, Neurochemistry, Psychobiology, Molecular Neurobiology, and Neuropharmacology.
  • The program is research-oriented, students are expected to engage in research from the start of their studies.
  • This program has a graduation rate of 77.55%.
  • The minimum time to completion is 1.66 years and the maximum time is 4.66 years with an average of 2.61 years of study.
  • The number of students enrolled in this program is 39 to 41.
  • In addition to scholarships and awards, the students may be eligible to apply for financial aid or other benefits in the form of loans, bursaries, tax credits, or similar.
  • The average salary of the neuroscientist is 89,281 USD.


Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 14,822 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Dec 01)
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-neuroscie...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • A four-year Bachelor's Degree or a Master's degree required with First Class/Division with 65%.
  • The students whose official language is not English must submit the language proficiency test scores like IELTS, TOEFL.

Indian student requirements:

  • A four-year Bachelor's Degree or a Master's degree.
  • The bachelor’s degree with 65% marks or 8 on a 10-point scale.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Forestry or Medicine, Bachelor's degree.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • 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

Fall
Dec 01


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

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 8,100

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #51/ 500

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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
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • 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 required to study in Canada. 
  • The cost of the Student visa is 112 USD.
  • 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 students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • 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.

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

  • The students can become neuroscientists after completing this program.
  • The average salary of the neuroscientist is 89,281 USD.



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