Mar 22, 2018  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medicine [Graduate]

Department of Medicine
13-103 Clinical Sciences Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3

General Information

The Department of Medicine offers the degrees of MSc and PhD. The Department offers a specialization in Translational Medicine (MSc only) as well as a general program in Medicine, either as part of a coordinated program of training leading to the fulfillment of requirements for postgraduate training in the medical specialties, or as a separate program for those proceeding from a BSc or equivalent degree.

Research may be carried out in the basic sciences, epidemiology, public health sciences, or clinical sciences and may be either theoretical or applied in nature.

The Department of Medicine maintains a compilation of applicable guidelines and regulations available on the Department website.

Inquiries should be directed to either the Graduate Education Advisor or the Graduate Coordinator of the Department of Medicine.

Entrance Requirements

The Department's normal requirements for admission of graduate students are those of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research but stipulating a minimum of 3.0 or equivalent GPA during each of the previous ★60 and a minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 100 (Internet-based), where applicable (see English Language Requirement ).

Financial Assistance

The Department of Medicine requires the supervisor to provide all personal and research funding, but the student is encouraged to apply for funding from other sources to take some of the financial burden off the supervisor. Supervisors are encouraged to provide personal funding according to CIHR Studentship Guidelines. For MD research trainees in the Clinical Investigator's MSc Program, personal funding is available through external funding agencies, the Postgraduate Medical Education Office or through clinical departments or divisions.

Graduate Program Requirements

Graduate Courses

Graduate courses can be found in Course Listings , under the subject heading Medicine (MED). Most graduate students of the Department of Medicine also take graduate courses offered by other Departments.