The Department of Biochemistry introduces a new non-thesis MSc degree

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is pleased to announce that the Department of Biochemistry will be introducing a new non-thesis Master of Science (MSc) program. This new addition was approved by the University Senate on December 5, and will be launched in September 2015.

This new degree option will be a one-year, non-thesis program based on formal course work and an independent research project. The program aims to fill a critical gap in the curriculum for students who desire advanced biochemical training and transferable skills taught in a non-thesis degree framework.

Graduates of the new program will obtain skills that are highly transferable and will help position them for careers in a number of job sectors including the biotechnology industry, professional programs, health care, research laboratories, and research-intensive graduate programs.

More information on the new non-thesis MSc in Biochemistry will become available in the New Year. All questions and inquiries should be directed to Dave Edgell, Graduate Program Chair, Department of Biochemistry, at