Jun 24, 2018  
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The Degree of PhD (Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences) [Graduate]

Program Requirements

The minimum requirement for a PhD is ★12 of graduate level coursework. The Department may approve a reduction to ★6 of graduate level coursework for students entering the PhD program after completing a previous graduate degree. Departmental approval of the reduction will depend on the student's background and a recommendation from the supervisor and supervisory committee. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater in courses taken during the graduate program. Students must pass a candidacy exam and successfully prepare and defend a thesis on an approved research topic. All graduate students are expected to attend graduate seminars during their program and must register once for credit in PHARM 697 .

The degree specialization is in Pharmaceutical Sciences or Pharmacy Practice.

There is no language requirement for the degree.

The minimum period of residence is two academic years of full-time attendance at the University of Alberta.

Length of Program

The time required to complete the PhD will vary according to the previous training of the applicant and the nature of the research undertaken; however, a minimum of two years is required.