McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5


Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Parasitology
Description M.Sc. and Ph.D. thesis research degrees in Parasitology, with Bioinformatics and Environment options; and non-thesis Graduate Certificate and M.Sc. (Applied) degree in Biotechnology. The Institute of Parasitology teaches and researches the phenomenon of parasitism of humans and livestock. The nutrition/parasitism interface is also examined. Current research involvement includes the biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, pharmacology, control, ecology, epidemiology, immunology, molecular biology, neurobiology, and population and molecular genetics of parasitic organisms, viruses, and cancer cells. The non-thesis programs in Biotechnology offer a course-based curriculum with practical training in laboratory courses and internships. The Institute is housed in its own building adjacent to the Macdonald Campus Library and has well-equipped laboratories. A confocal microscopy suite and a FACSAria cell sorting facility are available on site. Small and large animal facilities are present on the Macdonald campus. The Institute is affiliated with the McGill Centre for Tropical Diseases at the Montreal General Hospital. Graduates typically go on to become career research scientists, enter the biotechnology sector in research, management, or sales, or accept government positions.
Website: Parasitology at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:

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Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 72
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 233] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference

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Last Updated: July 23, 2015