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Virology and Immunology, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #73 (WUR) Montréal, Canada
The Virology and Immunology program at University of Montreal provides students with opportunities to study in a wide variety of fields in virology and immunology.
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Overview

Learning outcomes

  • The general goal of the program at University of Montreal is to train independent researchers in this discipline. Students must conduct an original research project, learn to present their research findings at scientific conferences and publish them in peer-reviewed journals, be able to develop an original research hypothesis, and explain the methods used to experimentally validate the hypothesis. 
  • Virology and Immunology Students must have the required technical skills for a career as a researcher and must develop excellent critical thinking skills to interpret their results. At the end of the program and their subsequent postdoctoral training, students should be able to compete for research grants in the field of virology and immunology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Directed Readings in Microbiology
  • Research Seminar
  • PhD Comprehensive Examination
  • Thesis.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Have an MSc (Microbiology and Immunology) or an MSc in a discipline that is deemed relevant, or show proof of equivalent education.
  • Have obtained a grade-point average at the graduate level of at least 3.3 out of 4.3 or the equivalent.
  • Demonstrate satisfactory knowledge of French and English and in particular show proof of proficiency in English before being accepted in the second year of the program.
  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge of any other language deemed necessary for their research.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14696 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7348 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7402 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3701 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Tuition per session.

Living costs for Montréal

  • 1074 - 1760 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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