Admission Requirements

All general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies must be fulfilled. In addition, applicants are expected to have received a sound training in biological science.

Honours Degree Holders in Biological Sciences

Applicants with an excellent research background and an A- or better average may apply for direct admission to the PhD program. Others may apply for the MSc program, with option to transfer to the PhD program after one year, contingent upon the recommendation of the student’s advisory committee.

Master’s Degree Holders in Biological Sciences

May apply for direct admission to PhD program.

Medical Graduates

Individuals showing an aptitude for research may apply for admission to either the MSc or PhD program.