Master of Science:
A BSc degree or equivalent.
Doctor of Philosophy:
A BSc degree or equivalent, an MSc degree, or relevant Master’s degree, recognized by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, or transfer from MSc program.
Additionally, both Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy programs require:
a) A minimum overall admission grade point average of 3.30 (on the University of Calgary four-point system; equivalent to a "B+") based on the last two years of the undergraduate degree consisting of a minimum of 60 units (10 full-course equivalents). A minimum 3.30 grade point average is also required in courses relevant to the proposed field of study.
b) For applicants required to provide proof of proficiency in the English language, a minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based test), 105 (Internet-based test), or a minimum IELTS score of 7.5, or a minimum MELAB score of 86, specializations may have additional requirements.
c) Two reference letters.
d) For admission to the Master of Science program with a specialization in surgery, prior admission to the surgery residency program is required. Students will normally apply to the Master of Science program in the third year of the surgery residency program. For admission to the Surgeon Scientist Program prior admission to the Medical Science Graduate Program is required.