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Pharmacy
Dean: Dr. Lalitha Raman-Wilms
Associate Dean(s): Dr. Lavern Vercaigne, Associate Dean (Academics) Dr. Hope Anderson, Associate Dean (Research)
Grad Chair: Dr. Sheryl Zelenitsky
Campus Address/General Office: Apotex Centre, 750 Mc Dermot Avenue
Telephone: 204-474-9306
Fax: 204-789-3744
Email Address: pharmacy@umanitoba.ca
Website: http://umanitoba.ca/healthsciences/pharmacy/
Academic Staff: 

Please see our website for Academic staff information: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/pharmacy/staff/academic_staff.html

Pharmacy Program Info

Programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy are offered.

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 Pharmacy

Admission Requirements

  • The applicant must negotiate with faculty researchers for a traineeship position.
  • The applicant must hold a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or a science degree with a cumulative GPA of a least 3.0 (4.5 scale), based on the last 60 credit hours (or two full years or equivalent) of university study.
  • The applicant must meet requirements as set out by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

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. All programs are established on an individual basis; the following general principles apply:

  • A minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework plus a thesis or practicum. The minimum must include at least 6 credit hours at the 700/7000 level with the balance of the coursework at the 300/3000 level or above. A maximum of 24 credit hours of coursework is allowed toward the thesis/practicum based Master’s program.
  • All students are required to complete the Pharmacy Seminar 1 and 2 courses (PHRM 7160 is a prerequisite for PHRM 7170).
  • Students in the M.Sc. program are required to attend and participate in the College of Pharmacy Graduate Seminar Series during each year they are registered as a full time student.
  • Students are expected to enroll on a 12-month basis and conduct research during the summer months.

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 Pharmacy

Admission Requirements

  • The applicant must negotiate with faculty researchers for a traineeship position.
  • Applicants must hold a Master of Science degree in Pharmacy or related field from a recognized university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (4.5 scale), based on the last 60 credit hours (or two full years or equivalent) of university study.
  • The applicant must meet requirements as set out by the Faculty of graduate Studies.

Application Deadlines

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

Term

Start Date

Canadian/US

International

 FALL

September

June 1

February 1

 WINTER

January

October 1

June 1

 SUMMER

May

February 1

October 1


Program Requirements

Minimum Program requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies are found in the Graduate Studies Regulations Section of this calendar. All programs are established on an individual basis; the following general principles apply:

  • Where admission to the Ph.D. is directly from a Master’s Degree, a minimum of 12 credit hours at the 700/7000 level or higher plus a thesis is required. Any further coursework beyond the minimum 12 credit hours at the 700/7000 level must be at the 300/3000 level or above. For those students who hold a Master’s degree, a maximum of 24 credit hours of course work is allowed toward the Ph.D. program.
  • All students are required to complete the Pharmacy Seminar 1 and 2 courses (PHRM 7260 is a prerequisite for PHRM 7270). However, if PHRM 7160 and PHRM 7170 were completed during the M.Sc. program in Pharmacy, the student may opt to take PHRM 7260/7270 or select other courses to meet credit hour requirements.   
  • Students in the Ph.D. program are required to attend and participate in the College of Pharmacy Graduate Seminar Series during each year they are registered as a full time student.
  • Students are expected to enroll on a 12-month basis and conduct research during the summer months.

       *Students registered in the M.Sc. program who have made excellent progress over the first 12 months in their program may be considered for transfer to the Ph.D. program. The transfer must be completed within 16 months (4 terms) of the studnet's commencement in the Master's program.

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.