Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Medical Microbiology and Immunology





Apa yang akan saya pelajari?

The staff of the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology is currently carrying out research in various aspects of cellular, molecular, reproductive, and tumour immunology; microbial pathogenesis; and the development of novel methods for the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases.

The Department is well equipped with the modern facilities required for research in medical microbiology and immunology.

Program Requirements:

Students are required to complete a minimum of ?12 in coursework and a thesis.

Course requirements depend on the area of specialization and the undergraduate background of the student.


MMI 605 - Current Topics in Infection and Immunity

At least two ?3 graduate-level course

Course selection should be discussed with the supervisor

Selected courses may be taken from other departments

Students must participate each year and must register once for credit during the program in the Medical Microbiology and Immunology seminar course, MMI 501.

Additional coursework may be required


Registration in 900-level THES. A candidate for the PhD degree must submit an acceptable thesis and defend it orally. The Department recommends the thesis be written in the traditional format.

Candidacy Exam:

After completion of required coursework, students must pass a candidacy examination in order to continue in the program. The candidacy exam consists of a written research proposal and oral defense of that proposal. Students must complete MMI 605 prior to their candidacy exam. The candidacy exam must be completed within the first 30 months of the student's program.

Ethics Requirement:

Students must fulfill the FGSR Academic Integrity and Ethics Training Requirement. One hour of ethics training is the MANDATORY session Introduction to Ethics and Personal Responsibility in the Lab given by the Department of Biochemistry. See the Graduate Program Guidelines for information on fulfilling the remaining 7 hours.

Academic Standing Requirement:

Students are required to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 with no grade less than B-.

Residence Requirement:

The minimum period of residence is three years of fulltime attendance at the University of Alberta.

Length of program:

The time required to complete the program depends on the student's background and the nature of the thesis project. Normally, a minimum of four years of full-time study and research is required for the PhD degree.

The maximum time to complete the PhD program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is six years.

Saya termasuk departemen apa?

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Pilihan kuliah

Purna Waktu (4 tahun)

Biaya kuliah
CAD$8.874,00 (Rp 101.226.208) per tahun
Given fees may be subject to change in future

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Batas akhir pendaftaran

Direncanakan August 2024

Tanggal mulai

8 Januari 2024


Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

2J2.00 WC Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre,

8440 112 St NW,


Alberta (AB),

T6G 2R7, Canada

Persyaratan masuk

Untuk mahasiswa dari Amerika Serikat

Applicants are normally required to have completed a master’s degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on your most recent two years of full-time study (or equivalent) is required. English Language Requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Total score of 90 with a score of at least 21 on each of the individual skill areas (internet-based) or equivalent; International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - 6.5, with at least 5.5 on each test band; Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) - Overall 70 with at least 60 on each subtest; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - 61 with a minimum band score of 60.

Untuk mahasiswa internasional

The Department's minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree in a related discipline with an admission GPA of at least 3.3 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution.

It is highly recommended that international applicants hold a Master's degree in a related area of Basic Science; applicants without this credential should specifically address the suitability of their undergraduate training to our program.

English Language Proficiency:

  • a minimum TOEFL score of 96 (Internet-based) or equivalent
  • Academic IELTS: 6.5, with at least 6.0 on each test band;
  • CAEL: overall 70 with at least 60 on each subtest;
  • PTE Academic: 61 with a minimum band score of 60.

International applications are due by April 1st for September intake and August 1st for January intake.

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