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Oral Biology
Head: Dr. James Gilchrist
Campus Address/General Office: 780 Bannatyne Avenue
Telephone: 204-789-3705
Fax: 204-789-3913
Email Address: oral_biology@umanitoba.ca
Website: http://umanitoba.ca/dentistry/oral_biology
Academic Staff: 

Please refer to our website for Academic staff information: http://umanitoba.ca/dentistry/oral_biology

Oral Biology Program Information

The Department of Oral Biology offers graduate instruction and research leading to MSc and PhD degrees.

Supplemental Regulations

Individual units may require specific requirements above and beyond those of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, and students should consult unit supplemental regulations for these specific regulations on the Graduate Studies website at http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/admin/supplemental_regulations.html.

M.Sc. in Oral Biology

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements are those of the Faculty of Graduate Studies found in the Graduate Studies Regulations Section of this Calendar. Students should possess an appropriate professional degree or B.Sc. (Hons.) degree with a satisfactory background in biological sciences or satisfactory completion of a pre-master’s program in the Department of Oral Biology. Students with other degrees or backgrounds may be eligible for admission to a pre-Master’s program to the satisfaction of the department.

Application Deadlines

Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation (if applicable) by the date indicated in the following table:

Term

Start Date

Canadian/US

International

 FALL

September

June 1

March 1

 WINTER

January

October 1

July 1

 SUMMER

May

February 1

November 1

 

Program Requirements

Minimum program requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies are found in the Graduate Studies Regulations Section of this Calendar. The M.Sc. program requires satisfactory completion of course requirements as specified by each student’s supervisory committee and a thesis based on original research. Minimum course requirements are 12 credit hours which must include course ORLB 7190 Communication Skills in Dental Research (unless students have previous credit for this or an equivalent course). Courses taken during the pre-Master’s program cannot be transferred as credits towards the Master’s program.

M.Sc. students are expected to attend all departmental seminars. Students shall present one seminar on their research to the department each year, updating it each year.

In addition, students must pass an oral examination on the subject of the thesis and matters relating thereto.

All students must complete GRAD 7500 Academic Integrity Tutorial (0 credit hours). Students newly admitted to a graduate program must successfully complete this course within the first term of registration, unless the course has been completed previously.

Expected Time to Graduate: 2 years. See 4.4.7 Time in Program.

Ph.D. in Oral Biology

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements are those of the Faculty of Graduate Studies found in the Graduate Studies Regulations Section of this Calendar. A M.Sc. degree is required, although students of exceptional or proven ability holding an appropriate professional degree or a B.Sc. (Hons.) degree may be admitted.

Application Deadlines

Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation (if applicable) by the date indicated in the following table:

Term

Start Date

Canadian/US

International

 FALL

September

June 1

March 1

 WINTER

January

October 1

July 1

 SUMMER

May

February 1

November 1

 

Program Requirements

Minimum program requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies are found in the Graduate Studies Regulations Section of this Calendar. The Ph.D. program requires satisfactory completion of course requirements as determined by each student’s advisory committee and a thesis based on original research. Minimum course requirements shall be 12 credit hours at the 7000 level beyond the Master’s degree, and must include course ORLB 7190 Communication Skills in Dental Research (unless students have previous credit for this or an equivalent course). Courses taken during the Master’s programs cannot be transferred as credits towards the Ph.D. program.

Ph.D. students are expected to attend all departmental seminars. Students shall present at least one seminar on their own research to the department each year.

All students must complete GRAD 7500 Academic Integrity Tutorial (0 credit hours). Students newly admitted to a graduate program must successfully complete this course within the first term of registration, unless the course has been completed previously.

Expected Time to Graduate: 4 years. See 5.5 Time Limits.