MSc / PhD Positions in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, at the University Of British Columbia (UBC)
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UBC is currently accepting MSc students. Program start dates include September (preferred start date), January, and May each year.
Funding: Supervisor-funded annual student stipends start at $24,000 CAD /year and are often topped-up if an external competitive scholarship is obtained.
UBC’s Graduate Program in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is an award winning program, recognized by students and faculty as one of the best “student centered” research training opportunities at UBC.
Requirements / Qualifications
- All incoming students must demonstrate a strong commitment to medical research
- Prior research experience or quality references from university faculty members who can speak about the student’s potential as a researcher.
- Majority of research projects study the mechanism of disease through a variety of approaches, from in vitro to animal and human studies.
- MSc in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is laboratory thesis-based research degree, with 12 credits of graduate courses.
- Selected Students work under the guidance of a Research Supervisor, with support from a Supervisory Committee.
- Selected candidates must satisfactorily complete course work and write and defend their research-based thesis.
- Award of `approximately $2,000 per year for the first 2 years (paid over and above the stipend, provided that annual program requirements are met)
- International Students receive an International Tuition Award of $3200 per year to help bring tuition costs in-line with Domestic Tuition, provided all program requirements are met.
- Between years 1 and 2 of their program, there is the possibility of switching to the PhD program without writing a thesis, providing the student demonstrates academic and research excellence.
Applications are to made online
REFERENCE NUMBER: Reference number is GPS-54885 in all your correspondence about this Master student position.
|Organization||University of British Columbia|
|Subject areas||Pathology and Laboratory Medicine|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||Open until filled|