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Department of Pharmacology

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Graduate Chair:   Venkat Gopal    

Graduate Secretary: Evelyn Bessel  

Phone: (306) 966-6292

Department of Pharmacology
University of Saskatchewan
A120-107 Wiggins Rd.
Saskatoon SK S7N 5E5

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Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology offers graduate programs leading to the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. The department has expertise necessary for the instruction and training of advanced students in areas that include: cell growth regulation and cancer chemotherapy, cardiovascular and endocrine pharmacology, clinical pharmacology, drug metabolism and pharma-cokinetics, neurochemistry, neuropharmacology and psychopharmacology.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Students interested in a graduate program in pharmacology, must first find a Department Professor who agrees to be your Supervisor.  Once you have found a Supervisor, information on registration will be provided.  DO NOT REGISTER ON-LINE prior to obtaining registration instructions from the Department.

 

For admission and degree requirements, please see  the University Catalogue.

CAREER PATH

The median annual earnings among those who were working full time in 2007 was lowest for college graduates at $35,000. This increased to $45,000 for bachelor's graduates, $60,000 for master's graduates and $65,000 for doctorate graduates.
-http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/090422/dq090422a-eng.htm

M.Sc. +

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in a relevant field, from a recognized college or university.
  • A cumulative weighted average of at least 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (e.g. 60 credit units).
  • Demonstrated ability for independent thought, advanced study, and research.
  • International applicants must meet the English proficiency requirements set forth by the college.

Ph.D. +

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A Master's degree, or equivalent, from a recognized university in a relevant discipline.
  • A cumulative weighted average of at least 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. coursework required in Master's program).
  • Demonstrated ability for independent thought, advanced study, and research.
  • International applicants must meet the English proficiency requirements set forth by the college.