All master’s thesis and doctoral students are considered full-time. In exceptional circumstances part-time status may be considered and must be approved by the Graduate Program Director.
In addition to Faculties of Graduate Studies and Medicine requirements, the Department requires:
a) A minimum admission grade point average over the last two years (minimum 60 units or 10 full-course equivalents) of 3.30 ("B+") on a four-point scale or equivalent.
b) Normally, a four year Bachelor of Science degree, or its equivalent.
c) For applicants required to provide proof of proficiency in English, a minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based test), or 105 (Internet-based test), or a minimum IELTS score of 7.5, or a MELAB score of 86, or a minimum PTE score of 75.
d) Master’s applicants are required to submit two reference letters and two corresponding reference forms, PhD applicants are required to submit three reference letters and three corresponding reference forms which follow the reference guidelines posted on the program’s prospective student website.
e) A current curriculum vitae.