Jun 25, 2018  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paediatrics [Graduate]

Department of Paediatrics
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1C9
E-mail: pedsgred@ualberta.ca

General Information

Facilities exist within the Department of Paediatrics for students who wish to proceed to the Master of Science degree. Inquiries should be directed to the Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Paediatrics.

In addition, Paediatrics is one of several departments working jointly to offer a PhD in medical sciences (see Medical Sciences ). Highly qualified candidates with an MSc or MD, who wish to proceed to a PhD will be considered. Inquiries about this program should be directed to the Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Paediatrics.

Entrance Requirements

Candidates who wish to apply for either the MSc or PhD program must have a BSc, MSc or MD with an average of at least 3.3 in the last two years of undergraduate work (or graduate work) at the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. Where applicable (see English Language Requirement ), proficiency in English must be demonstrated by one of the following: a minimum TOEFL score of 570 (paper-based) or 95 with at least 20 per section (Internet-based); MELAB minimum score of 91; CAEL minimum of 70 with at least 70 on each subtest; PTE (Academic) overall minimum score of 65; or IELTS minimum score of 7.5 with at least 6 on each band.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance may be available through various University of Alberta awards or from studentships available from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions, or other agencies.

Graduate Program Requirements