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Degree Offered: M.Sc.



C. Honey, T. J. Kieffer, M. Levings, D. Nunez, P. T. Phang, A. K. Qayumi, E. Skarsgard, B. Verchere, S. Wiseman.

Professors Emeriti

D. Cochrane, R. J. Finley, R. Simons.

Associate Professors

R. Cheifetz, N. L. Davis, C. Garnis, Dr. Luciani, F. Lynn, A. Mui, G. J. Redekop, R. Sidhu, D. Taylor, E. Webber, J. Yee.

Assistant Professors

F. Haji, K. Isaac, G. Oldani.

Program Overview

The Department of Surgery offers opportunities and facilities for full-time study leading to the Master of Science in Surgery.

Master of Science

Admission Requirements

The Master of Science in Surgery is not accepting applications for admission until further notice.

Applicants must satisfy the admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies as well as those required by the Surgery Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Committee. Prerequisites for application are an M.D., M.B., D.M.D., D.V.M., or equivalent.

Program Requirements

A student's program will be determined by the program director in consultation with the student's supervisor. A supervisory committee will be chosen to represent the area of specialization elected by the candidate. The M.Sc. program consists of an 18-credit thesis (SURG 549), plus 12 credits of coursework, for a total of 30 credits. 12 credits of coursework must be at the 500-level, of which 8 credits should be from Department of Surgery courses numbered 502 to 548. The student, with the advice of the committee, may select other approved courses in related fields. Further information may be obtained from the M.Sc. program director in the Department of Surgery.

Contact Information

M.Sc. in Surgery Program
Department of Surgery
3rd floor, 910 West 10th Ave.
Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 4E3
For more information, please see the Department of Surgery website.

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