Pharmacology, Ph.D. | University of Alberta | Edmonton, Canada
72 months
Duration
8874 CAD/year
4732 CAD/year
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About

The Department of Pharmacology at University of Alberta offers graduate programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in pharmacology.

Overview

Features 

  • Our Pharmacology graduate programs at University of Alberta offers opportunities to investigate the molecular and biological processes that regulate cellular and organ functions and the mechanisms underlying diseases and drugs in the cardiovascular, cancer, diabetes and neuroscience areas.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • The time required to complete the PhD will vary according to the previous training of the applicant and the nature of the research undertaken; however, a minimum of 30 months is normally required.
  • The maximum time to complete the PhD program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is six years.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Canadian Citizens/Permanent Residents: Applications will be accepted until the start of each term.
  • For students whose previous education is in China (PRC) and Nigeria, complete applications must be received by the department by the following dates:
    • March 15: September admission
    • July 15: January admission
    • November 15: May admission
    • January 15: July admission

    Language

    English
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
    61
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    95

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    3.3

    English requirements

    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
    61
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    95

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • For the PhD program, the Department’s minimum admission requirements are an MSc degree in pharmacology or a companion discipline with an admission GPA of at least 3.3 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution. 
    • The admission GPA will be calculated on the last 60 units of graded coursework completed, or on the equivalent of the last two years of full-time graded coursework
    • A curriculum vitae – see the department website for a CV form
    • A brief statement of research interests – see the department website for a Statement of Research Interests form
    • Applicants must arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded to the on-line application

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      8874 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8874 CAD per year during 72 months.
    • National

      4732 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 4732 CAD per year during 72 months.

    Living costs for Edmonton

    1201 - 1992 CAD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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    Scholarships Information

    Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Pharmacology.

    Available Scholarships

    You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

    Independent provider
    Grant
    50000 CAD
    Deadline
    01 Nov 2024
    Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
    Merit-based

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    Government Of Canada
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Not specified
    DFL Scholarship Program
    Need-based

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    Daughters for Life Foundation
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    15000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Aug 2024
    Amberscholar Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Amber Student
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    50000 CAD
    Deadline
    Not specified
    Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Canadian Government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    12700 USD
    Deadline
    19 Mar 2025
    Study in Canada Scholarships
    Merit-based

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    Canadian Government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    12500 USD
    Deadline
    15 Dec 2024
    International Peace Scholarship Fund
    Need-based

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    The International Peace Scholarship Fund
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    7000 CAD
    Deadline
    05 Dec 2024
    Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program
    Merit-based

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    Canadian Government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    04 Mar 2025
    Global Korea Scholarship for Graduate Degrees
    Merit-based

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    Canadian Government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Not specified
    Organization of American States (OAS) Academic Scholarship Program
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Canadian Government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    100000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Oct 2024
    CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    25000 USD
    Deadline
    10 Oct 2024
    Traditional Fulbright Canada Student Awards
    Merit-based Need-based

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    U.S. government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    11100 USD
    Deadline
    19 Mar 2025
    Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program
    Merit-based

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    Canadian Government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    3500 USD
    Deadline
    15 Nov 2024
    ACES Scholarships
    Merit-based Need-based

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    ACES Education Fund
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Nov 2024
    ServiceScape Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    ServiceScape
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Not specified
    Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP)
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Government Of Canada
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    14 Oct 2024
    Fulbright U.S. Student Program
    Merit-based Need-based

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    U.S. government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    12500 USD
    Deadline
    15 Dec 2024
    P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)
    Merit-based Need-based

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    The International Peace Scholarship Fund
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    500 CAD
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Niara Scholarships
    Merit-based

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    Niara
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Not specified
    Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
    Merit-based

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    OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    5000 USD
    Deadline
    25 Aug 2024
    Women Scholarship for International Students
    Merit-based

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    educations.com
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    90000 AUD
    Deadline
    Not specified
    World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    The Ramsay Centre
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    3000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Dec 2025
    Scholarship for students with disabilities
    Need-based

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    Anonymous Hope Fund
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    12000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Nov 2024
    Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
    Merit-based Need-based

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    The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    3000 USD
    Deadline
    Not specified
    AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
    Merit-based Need-based

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    American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Oct 2024
    $1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
    Merit-based

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