Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Ph.D. | University of Manitoba | Winnipeg, Canada
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Biochemistry and Medical Genetics

48 months
Duration
5906 CAD/year
5906 CAD/year
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About

The Faculty of Graduate Studies and the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba offer a four to five-year program of study leading to a Biochemistry and Medical Genetics (PhD).

Overview

About the program

Earn a Biochemistry and Medical Genetics (PhD) in this immersive program with a wide-range of potential thesis projects related to the following areas of research: cancer, computational biology, epigenetics, genetic basis of development and disease and regenerative medicine.

The Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics at the University of Manitoba strives to provide a stimulating educational experience that will motivate its students to become outstanding independent investigators, practitioners and teachers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Proteins
  • Special Topics in Human Genetics
  • Principles and Practice of Human Genetics
  • Genetic Epidemiology of Human Populations
  • Clinical and Molecular Cytogenetics
  • Topics in Biochemistry
  • Gene Expression and Epigenetics
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Medical Genetics
  • Cancer Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • national deadlines apply for Canadian and US applicants

Language

English
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
61
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
86

Credits

11 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5

English requirements

PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
61
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
86

Other requirements

General requirements

To be considered for admission to the Biochemistry and Medical Genetics (PhD), you must have:

  • A thesis-based master's degree (of at least two years in duration) or equivalent in biochemistry, genetics or a closely related field
  • a cumulative GPA of 3.5 over a 4.5 scale or equivalent and no grade less than C+ in courses taken during the master's program

Applications must be completed online and include several parts:

  • $100 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts and degree certificates
  • Supervisor support (must be confirmed prior to applying)
  • Statement of intent
  • CV/resumé
  • Two letters of recommendation (must be requested from within the application)
  • Proof of English language proficiency (if required)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5906 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2953 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    5906 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2953 CAD per semester during 48 months.
    • continuing fee (from year 3 on): $553 per term

Living costs for Winnipeg

1056 - 1650 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 Biochemistry and Medical Genetics.

Available Scholarships

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

Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
International Student Bursaries
Merit-based

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University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
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
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
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
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
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
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
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
500 CAD
Deadline
Anytime
Niara Scholarship Application
Merit-based

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Niara
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
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
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Voice Talent Online
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
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
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
10 Mar 2024
“The Hope For Healing” Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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FHE Health
Location not available

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