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UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH - [UOFG], GUELPH, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Guelph, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1964Established Year
  29500Enrollment

Doctor of Philosophy [Ph.D] (Biomedical Sciences)

 3 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 14,760 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The University of Guelph offers a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences for a duration of 3 years.
  • This Ph.D. course is available on a full-time basis.
  • This program is responsible for delivering professional and specialist education and research training in seven main research fields:
    • Reproductive Biology and Development
    • Cellular and Molecular Basis of Health and Disease
    • Biomedical Pharmacology and Toxicology
    • Neuroscience
    • Cancer Biology
    • Cardiovascular Physiology
    • Regenerative Medicine and  Stem Cell Biology
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program are 1:17.
  • University is located in Guelph, one of the 10 best places to live in Canada.
  • With more than $80 million annually in research funding, it is one of Canada's most research-intensive universities.
  • The total strength of the university is 29,507 students. As per the record, the number of enrolments has been increasing rapidly due to which the university decided to expand its campus area and develop more faculty buildings.
  • More than 1,200 international students come from all over the world to study at Guelph.
  • The average salary goes up to 54,228 after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Doctorate
Duration3 years
Fees$ 48,780 for 3 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Aug 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://ovc.uoguelph.ca/biomedical-sciences/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • A recognized master’s degree in Biology, with at least a high second-class standing.
  • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent.
  • Students must have graduated from a university or college in a related field or equivalent.


Required Document List

Required Documents are:

  • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
  • Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
  • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and volunteer experience.
  • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL result scores is to be submitted.


Application Deadline

Fall
Aug 01

Winter
Dec 01

Summer
Apr 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

89 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

60 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fee$14760$14760$14760
Books and supplies$1500$1500$1500
Total fees$16260$16260$16260

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board$ 12,000
Meals$ 4,762

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #401/ 500

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Trillium Scholarship $28,961 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Variable Yes 03 Jan, 2021
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships $52,637 Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • The University of Guelph does not issue study permits.
  • To study in Canada, all students must apply for a study permit, either at the Canadian visa office for their country, at a Visa Application Centre, or online.
  • Considered for a study permit, students' application will need to include a letter of acceptance from the University of Guelph, proof of citizenship, and proof of funds for one academic year.
  • The University of Guelph and Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) expect international students to have enough funds for the duration of their study in Canada, especially during their first year.
  • The issuance of a study permit is strongly based on students' ability to finance their education.
  • The study permit is usually issued for the duration of the students’ academic programs.
  • Students will not be allowed to register for courses at the University of Guelph if students do not have a valid study permit.

Work Study

  • Students must maintain a minimum semester credit weight of 1.5 (1.0 for students with permanent disabilities) or registered in full-time studies for graduate students for the entire length of the Work-Study position.
  • Students must be approved for Work-Study by the Student Awards Office before they can apply for jobs through Experience Guelph.
  • Students must have a valid social insurance number.
  • In order to hold to the integrity and intent of the program, it is recommended that students do not work more than 10-15 hours per week.
  • Students are not permitted to hold two Work-Study jobs at the same time.

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