Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Candidates must satisfactorily complete the following required courses: MNSC 5230.01: Medical Neuroscience PhD Graduate Seminar (registration required during each term of study) and, if they have not had previous neuroscience training, MNSC 6101.03: Principles of Neuroscience: Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience. For students transferring from the MSc program to the PhD program, or for students admitted directly to PhD program, a comprehensive examination (PHDP 8000.00: Doctoral Comprehensive Requirement) should be taken in the second year of the program or no later than one full year prior to thesis submission. Thesis research (MNSC 9530.00: PhD Thesis), preparation and oral defense of a thesis are required.