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Physiology and Pharmacology

MSc PhD
Times to completion
  • 6 Terms (2 years)
  • 12 Terms (4 years)
  • 15 Terms (5 years) - Transfer MSc to PhD
Admissions Requirements
  • Honours degree (4 year degree) or its equivalent in physiology, pharmacology, toxicology, biology or a related discipline.
  • Minimum academic average of 80% during the final two years of the undergraduate program.
  • Honours degree (4 year degree) or its equivalent in physiology, pharmacology, toxicology, biology or a related discipline.
  • Minimum academic average of 80% during the final two years of the undergraduate program. MSc degree in one of the named disciplines, or an MD or DDS degree.
  • Under exceptional circumstances direct entry to the PhD program will be considered for applicants holding an Honours degree.
  • International students who have obtained an MSc degree from an international institution normally enter the MSc graduate program to start. After one year, research progress is assessed by the student's advisory committee and he/she may be transferred to the PhD program.

Contact Us

Program Website

Program Contact

Susan McMillan
Graduate Administrator

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Medical Sciences Rm 216
London, Ontario N6A 5C1

t. 519.661.2111, ext. 84224
f. 519.661.3827

Curriculum Options

Funding Details

Applicants (domestic and international) are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:

Test Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language:

Application Deadline(s)

Fields of Research