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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA - [UOFA], EDMONTON, ALBERTA - PROGRAMS

Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  39094Enrollment

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Medicine)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta

$ 5,459 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • MSc in Medicine at the University of Alberta allows students to complete this course in 2 years.
  • It is an on-campus, thesis-based program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The main goal of this program is to improve the health and health care of current and future generations through excellence and innovation in education, research, and clinical care.
  • Students publish original research findings in high-impact journals and speak at scientific and clinical forums around the world.
  • The primary areas of research of the Biomedical Engineering program are:
    • Clinical trials
    • Disease-based cell biology
    • Disease-based molecular biology
    • Disease-based physiology
    • Health outcomes research
    • Medical education
    • Genetics
  • University provides flexible course requirements that allow students to actually focus on their research.
  • Students get the opportunity to do a specialization in the Translational Medicine program.
  • The Department of Medicine offers the degree of MSc in Experimental Medicine either as part of a coordinated pattern of training leading to the fulfillment of requirements for postgraduate training in the medical specialties.
  • Thie translational focus allows students to work in a variety of disciplines, from disease-based cell biology to clinical trials to population health under the supervision of world-renowned experts.
  • The student-faculty ratio for this program is 21:1.
  • The graduates work as postdoctoral research fellows in research laboratories around the world, engaging in cutting-edge research.
  • The University of Alberta's Department of Medicine is a recognized leader in innovative education, world-class research, and outstanding patient care.
  • The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta has a large and robust graduate studies program.
  • Job opportunities after MSc in Medine are Medical and Health Service Managers, Biomedical Scientists, etc and the average salary goes up to 49,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 12,670 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jun 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGRE
Offered by Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta
Program Urlhttps://www.ualberta.ca/department-of-medicine/education/graduate-studies

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a four-year bachelor’s degree or its academic equivalent, from an accredited academic institution in the related field.
  • Students have a minimum GPA of 3.3 (B+ Grade) on the University of Alberta's 4-point scale based on the recent two years of full-time study.
  • Students should hold a degree or its academic equivalent from an institution recognized by the University of Alberta in which the language of instruction is English.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Students are normally required to have completed a bachelor’s degree in their academic equivalent, from an academic institution.
  • GPA of 3.0/4.0 (B Grade) based on the recent two years of full-time study (or equivalent) is required.
  • Students will need to submit school results for Class XI showing a competitive average and course registration for Class XII, or Class XII mid-year results.
  • Students in CBSE or CISCE schools, they present 75%+ on their final Class XII exams.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Transcripts: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended in PDF format.
  • Reference Form/Letter: Three reference forms and letters of recommendation completed and uploaded by referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) directly to the online portal.
  • Three Letters of Reference: The online application system will notify the references and allow the student to upload their letters. Letters can be academic or business references.
  • Research Proposal: 2-5 page description of the proposed research project, outlining the relevant legal issues, preliminary arguments, and the proposed research methodology.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jun 01

Winter
Oct 01

Spring
Feb 01

Summer
Apr 01


Scores Required

100 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

310 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$5259$5259
Health and wellness$420$420
Other fees$456$456
Total fees$6335$6335

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 10,800
Food$ 2,700

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #51/ 600

Medicine [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship Variable Yes 14 Feb, 2021
UAlberta Master's Entrance Scholarship Variable Yes 07 Apr, 2020
Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES) $8,312 Yes N/A
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but require a Student Visa.
  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • Application for Study Permit
    • Letter of acceptance.
    • Proof of financial support.
    • Passport photos.
    • an Entry Visa to enter the country.
    • Visa to study or work in the country.
    • Resident Permit or registration after arrival in the host country.

Work Study

Students from the University of Alberta can work both on-campus and off-campus.

On-Campus: Students can work on-campus. The jobs available for students are UAlberta offices like interns, assistants, receptionists, and Stores and restaurants, UAlberta bookstores, UAlberta libraries, Coffeeshops.  Students can work a number of hours per week on-campus and up to 20 hours a week.

Off-Campus: Students can also work off-campus. The jobs available for students are companies in their field of studies, Banks, Restaurants, and Stores. Students can work a number of hours per week off-campus and up to 20 hours a week.


Career and Placement after Course

Following are the career opportunities for students are:

  • Medical and Health Service Managers
  • Biomedical Scientists
  • Medical Writer
  • Geneticist



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