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Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences [Graduate]

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
2-35 Medical Sciences Building
University of Alberta
8613 114 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H7

General Information

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers graduate programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy.

Research may be undertaken in the areas of pharmaceutical science and pharmacy practice. Prospective graduate students are encouraged to visit the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences website to review the facilities available and specific research areas of our faculty.

Entrance Requirements

The minimum admission requirements of the Faculty are an undergraduate degree in pharmacy with an average of 3.0 in the last two years of undergraduate (or graduate) work at the University of Alberta or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. Individuals with previous degrees in fields other than pharmacy will also be considered. Where applicable (see English Language Requirement ), applicants must obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or a total score of 88 with a score of at least 20 on each of the individual skill areas (Internet-based) on the TOEFL test, or a minimum overall band score of 6.5, with at least 5 on each band on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Financial Assistance

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers financial support in the form of graduate assistantships, scholarships, and awards. Students are encouraged to apply for campus-wide scholarships and scholarships from other agencies, such as CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC, AIHS, etc. Support may be available for some students from research grants held by individual faculty members.

Graduate Program Requirements

Graduate Courses

Graduate courses can be found in Course Listings , under the subject heading Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (PHARM).