Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary

Faculty of Medicine
Office of Admissions, G302 Health Sciences Centre, 3330 Hospital Drive N.W.
Calgary, AB
Canada T2N 4N1

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Program Information
Faculty: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Degree: Master
Field of Study: BiochemistryMolecular Biology
Description The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology has an extremely vigorous and high quality Graduate Program that will expose you to the latest in exciting and leading edge research in a number of different areas. About 80 graduate students are currently enrolled, 60% of whom are in the PhD program. As of January 1, 2008 we guarantee a stipend of $20,000 per year for MSc students, $22,000 for PhD students and $23,000 for post-candidacy PhD students at the beginning of their fourth year. Roughly one third of our students receive their support primarily from external scholarships, while almost all students have some form of scholarship support as part of their stipend. The department is home to exciting and well funded initiatives in genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics. These research & service facilities help support and complement existing research strengths in bacterial pathogenesis, cancer biology, cardiovascular biology, cellular & molecular neurobiology, diabetes & endocrinology, developmental biology, immunology, joint injury & arthritis, smooth muscle, and population genomics. Graduates of our program are productive and exceptionally well trained in a broad range of methodologies, and have gone on to successful careers in both industry and academia
Website: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based)
  • Graduate Record Examination
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: August 18, 2012