University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
2J200 Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2R7


Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Pharmacology
Description The objective of the PhD program is to form the next generation of scientists in pharmacological and biomedical sciences. PhD students will be involved in cutting-edge scientific research and will develop critical thinking as well as communication and problem-solving skills. Upon completion of the PhD program our students should be able to perform scientific research independently. Students can be directly admitted to the PhD program if in addition to the minimum admission requirements, they possess a recognized MSc degree in pharmacology or a companion discipline or if they posses exceptional qualifications in pharmacology or a related discipline at the undergraduate level, as demonstrated by GPA, awards, publications and/or strong letters of references. The PhD program consists of both course work and original research.
Website: Pharmacology at University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Thesis Based? Yes
Course Based? Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 83
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 95] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
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: July 17, 2015