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Master of Science (M.Sc.) Pharmacology (Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Pharmacology and Therapeutics     Degree: Master of Science

Program Requirements

The M.Sc. in Pharmacology focuses on research methodology, conducting a research project, analyzing data, and writing a thesis. It involves training in research professionalism, scientific communication, and statistics, critically analyzing scientific literature, and developing and conducting an original research project for scientific publication.

Thesis Courses (30 credits)

Required Courses (15 credits)

  • PHAR 601 Research Seminar (6 credits)

    Offered by: Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Pharmacology and Therapeutics : A research seminar must be presented by all M.Sc. students in the Department after completion of two semesters in the Department

    Terms: Winter 2025, Fall 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • PHAR 602 Principles of Pharmacology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Pharmacology and Therapeutics : Overview of core principles in pharmacology, with an emphasis on advanced concepts and state-of-the-art current research. Molecular mechanisms for interactions of drugs with their receptors, pharmacokinetics, drug design, and toxicology.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Trempe, Jean-Francois (Winter)

    • No equivalent course(s).

    • 39 contact hours.

    • Language of instruction is English.

    • Restriction: This course is restricted to graduate students in Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Others require permission of the course coordinator.

  • PHAR 609 Research Professionalism for Pharmacologists (1 credit)

    Offered by: Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Pharmacology and Therapeutics : Discussion of good research practices in Pharmacology, including scientific conduct and misconduct, mentorship, authorship, peer review, research on animal and human subjects, and intellectual property.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Trasler, Jacquetta M; Robaire, Bernard (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): Any Pharmacology 500 level excluding PHAR 598 and 599.

    • Restriction(s): First year graduate students in Pharmacology or with permission of the instructor.

  • PHAR 610 Scientific Communication for Pharmacologists (2 credits)

    Offered by: Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Pharmacology and Therapeutics : This is a hands-on course with a strong emphasis on developing scientific writing and oral communication skills in Pharmacology.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Clarke, Paul (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): Any Pharmacology 500 level excluding PHAR 598 and 599.

    • Restriction(s): First year graduate students in Pharmacology or with permission of the instructor.

  • PHAR 712 Statistics for Pharmacologists (3 credits)

    Offered by: Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Pharmacology and Therapeutics : Basic theoretical and practical aspects of statistics for pharmacologists.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Clarke, Paul (Fall)

    • Restriction: This course is restricted to graduate students in Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Others require permission of the course coordinator.

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