73
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Calgary / Department of Neuroscience is located in Calgary, AB, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (M Sc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Oral thesis exam
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Candidacy exam, oral thesis exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43
Applied
9
Accepted
9
Enrolled
21%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
130
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 15th April 15th No
Winter deadline September 15th August 15th No
Spring deadline February 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2 during previous 2 years
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2 during previous 2 years
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

73
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time (22)
Part-time (0)
Male (19)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cellular pharmacology and neurotoxicology, developmental neurobiology, molecular basis of neurodegenerative diseases, neural systems, ion channels
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2500 University Drive, NW
Calgary, AB  T2N 1N4
Canada
Contact Lesley Towill
Graduate Program Administrator
Email: neurosci@ucalgary.ca
Phone: 403-220-2558