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UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA - [UOTTAWA], OTTAWA, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Ottawa, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1848Established Year
  41951Enrollment

Doctor of Philosophy [Ph.D] (Biochemistry)

 5 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course & Thesis Based

Offered by     Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa

$ 4,775 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry is a 5 years program at the University of Ottawa.
  • This program is taught in English and French. So, students must opt for their language of Instruction.
  • This program prepares students for a variety of careers in teaching and research both within and outside of academia.
  • Graduate students are actively involved in laboratory research, course work, and presentation of research seminars.
  • The programs create a stimulating and challenging environment that will allow students to achieve excellence in research.
  • Graduates of the programs must demonstrate research skills and credibility as professionals in their area of research.
  • A department is a participating unit in the following collaborative programs:
    • the Bioinformatics program (at the master’s level)
    • the Human and Molecular Genetics program (at the masters and doctoral levels), and
    • the Pathology and Experimental Medicine program (at the masters and doctoral levels)
  • The International Outlook of this Program is 89.6%.
  • The student to teacher ratio is 12:1 which helps increase in interaction between professors and students.
  • The majority of the classes have 20 students which boost Students Performance.
  • The Salary of the graduates will be between 38,322 USD - 50,358 USD.
  • The Employment rate after graduation is 92.8%.
  • To apply for any Scholarship a student must have at least 80% marks.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Doctorate
Duration5 years
Fees$ 32,715 for 5 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Offered by Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Program Urlhttps://catalogue.uottawa.ca/en/graduate/doctorate-philosophy-biochemistry/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants have a master's degree in science with a minimum average of B+ (75%).
  • Have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum admission average of B+ (75%).
  • Need to have maintained a CGPA of at least 7.7/10 to be invited for an interview.

Language Requirments:

  • The students must be able to understand and fluently speak the language of instruction (French or English) in the program. Proof of linguistic proficiency may be required at the time of admission.
  • The students whose official language is not English must submit the English Language Proficiency scores like IELTS or TOEFL.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The students must have completed 10th and intermediate i.e 12th grade which has mathematics courses with 70% marks.
  • Students have a master's degree in science with a minimum average of B+ (75%).
  • Have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum admission average of B+ (75%).
  • Applicants need to have maintained a CGPA of at least 7.7/10 to be invited for an interview.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the higher secondary education.
  • 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
Mar 01

Winter
Aug 01

Spring
Jan 01


Scores Required

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

93 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5
Tuition fees$4775$4775$4775$4775$4775
Others$1768$1768$1768$1768$1768
Total fees$6543$6543$6543$6543$6543

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,420
Meals$ 5,350
Living expenses$ 2,990

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #301/ 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
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
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
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) are 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 113 USD.
  • 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

The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:

  • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD.
  • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 USD.

The Applications are to be submitted on the university page for the future work term.

  • Spring/Summer term - March 14 to June 13
  • Fall term - August 1 to October 10
  • Winter term - December 1 to January 31

Some jobs available on campus are:

  • Student ambassador
  • Student mentor
  • Research assistant
  • Assistant editor
  • Assistant fundraising officer
  • Theatre costume assistant

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