The majority of graduate programs are NOT impacted by recent government announcements about tuition increases.

PhD students from the rest of Canada will continue to pay Quebec fees.
International PhD fees will see the same 3% increase as Quebec fees.

Pathology (M.Sc.)

Program Description

The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Pathology (Thesis) offered by the Department of Pathology in the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences is a research-intensive program that emphasizes dynamic and advanced learning opportunities. The program's objective is to equip students with skills in critical reading, data analysis, and scientific communication to either continue their studies or pursue professional opportunities.

Unique Program Features

  • The program offers research training in areas such as cancer research, including the fundamental biology of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, brain tumors, soft tissue tumors, and the mechanisms of metastasis. Additional areas include immunology and transplantation, autoimmune disorders, ophthalmic pathology, stem cell biology, pulmonary disease, neurodegenerative disorders, smooth muscle pathophysiology, and the genomic biology of cancer;
  • Students learn modern techniques and utilize equipment such as light, fluorescence, and electron microscopy (both transmission and scanning), laser capture, flow cytometry, DNA, RNA, protein analysis, cell culture, advanced immunological, pharmacological, biochemical, and physiological techniques, as well as morphometry and computer-aided analysis.

University-Level Admission Requirements

  • An eligible Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0 GPA
  • English-language proficiency

Each program has specific admission requirements including required application documents. Please visit the program website for more details.

Visit our Educational credentials and grade equivalencies and English language proficiency webpages for additional information.

Program Website

MSc in Pathology website

Department Contact

Graduate Program gradstudies.pathology [at] (subject: MSc%20in%20Pathology) (email)

Available Intakes




Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
FALL September 15 January 15 June 21
WINTER February 15 August 1 November 10
SUMMER May 15 October 1 April 1

Note: Application deadlines are subject to change without notice. Please check the application portal for the most up-to-date information.

Application Resources

Application Workshops

Consult our full list of our virtual application-focused workshops on the Events webpage.

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