Graduate

 How to Apply

Please note the Department cannot pre-evaluate copies of transcripts to ascertain if you should apply to our program. A complete application must be submitted for review.

 

Research Based M.Sc. and P.hD.

Application Deadlines

November 1 (for January start)

February 1 (first round considerations for September start, the program will accept complete application up to June 1)

March 1 (for May start)

The above dates are an approximation and may change. Applicants should realize that applications received on or after the deadline may not be approved in time for the desired start date. International applicants should also allow time for via processing.

Past or current students of the University of Western Ontario do NOT need to provide transcripts. This information will be obtained internally. Other Canadian, US or international students must arrange to have transcripts submitted to SGPS as instructed on the application, as well as any other hard copy documents.

 Admission Requirements

Degree Requirements for MSc Program

Applicants must have obtained an Honours degree (4 year degree) in the Sciences . Although there are no prerequisites for enry into the program, courses in antomy, biochemistry, histology and/or molecular biology are strongly recommended. A minimum academic average of 80% during the final two years of the undergraduate program is required.

Applicants with a M.Sc. degree in one of the named disciplines will also be considered, as well applicants with M.D. or D.D.S. degrees.

Meeting the minimum requirement does not guarantee acceptance to the program.

Degree Requirements for PhD Program

Applicants must have obtained a Master's degree or its equivalent from an accredited University. Although there are no prerequisites for enry into the program, courses in antomy, biochemistry, histology and/or molecular biology are strongly recommended. A minimum academic average of 80% during Master's Degree.

International Applicants

(this information pertains to International applicants ONLY)

Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English  language by a satisfactory achievement within the last two years in the following. Our minimum score requirements are:

  • The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Minimum acceptable score is 90 for the internet version, with a minimum of 23 in the speaking portion and no individual score below 20. [Western's TOEFL ID is 0984].
  • CultureWorks. The requirement is successful completion of the High-Advanced level. Click here for information regarding a conditional offer of admission, pending CultureWorks completion
  • Fanshawe College's ESL Program. The requirement is graduation from Level 5, Advanced Academic Preparation, with a minimum 80% in all components.

Please note that photocopies of scores are not acceptable. You must have the testing service send your score electronically. Western's TOEFL ID is 0984. 

 

Application Process:

Complete the on-line application here and follow the instructions carefully.

When applying through the Western Graduate School application, our program requires the following documents for a complete application:

 National Applicants:

  1. Application Form
  2. Transcripts from all Universities Attended
  3. 2 letters of Reference (academic)
  4. CV

International Applicants:

  1. Application Form
  2. Transcripts from all Universities attended
  3. 2 letters of reference (academic)
  4. Valid English Profiency Score
  5. CV

Landing Papers - For permanent residents of Canada only, please include a photocopy of both sides of your Permanent Resident Card or a photocopy of your Record of Landing.

Application Review Process: If your application is approved by the Graduate Education Committee. It will be made available to our graduate faculty members for the purpose of identifying potential research supervisor(s) based on your research interests.

Financial Assistance: All research based students in the Department of Pathology are eligible for a stipend. Contact the Graduate Coordinator for details.

Further Information: If you have questions about Graduate Studies in Pathology at Western please contact:

Ms. Tracey Koning
Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Pathology
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario N6A 5C1
Phone: 519-661-2111 Extn: 81549; Fax: 519-661-3370;
Email: path.grad@schulich.uwo.ca

Dr. Chandan Chakraborty
Graduate Studies Education Committee Chair
Department of Pathology
Office:  Health Sciences Addition, Room H422
Phone: (519) 661-2111 Extn: 88704
Fax: (519)-661-3370
E-mail: chandan.chakraborty@schulich.uwo.ca

 

Inquiries regarding the Western graduate school application should be directed to (519)850-2341 or gradapps@uwo.ca

 


Masters of Clinical Sciences - Pathologists' Assistantduring the assessment process.

Application Deadlines

April 1 (the program will accept complete application up to April 1 for September Start)

The above dates are an approximation and may change. Applicants should realize that applications received on or after the deadline may not be approved in time for the desired start date. International applicants should also allow time for via processing.

Past or current students of the University of Western Ontario do NOT need to provide transcripts. This information will be obtained internally. Other Canadian, US or international students must arrange to have transcripts submitted to SGPS as instructed on the application, as well as any other hard copy documents.

Degree Requirements for M.Cl.Sc.- PA Program

Applicants must have obtained an Honours degree (4 year degree) in the Sciences . A minimum academic average of 80% during the final two years of the undergraduate program is required.

Applicants with a M.Sc. degree in one of the named disciplines will also be considered, as well applicants with M.D. or D.D.S. degrees. Meeting the minimum requirement does not guarantee acceptance to the program.

International Applicants

(this information pertains to International applicants ONLY)

Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English  language by a satisfactory achievement within the last two years in the following. Our minimum score requirements are:

  • The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Minimum acceptable score is 90 for the internet version, with a minimum of 23 in the speaking portion and no individual score below 20. [Western's TOEFL ID is 0984].
  • CultureWorks. The requirement is successful completion of the High-Advanced level. Click here for information regarding a conditional offer of admission, pending CultureWorks completion
  • Fanshawe College's ESL Program. The requirement is graduation from Level 5, Advanced Academic Preparation, with a minimum 80% in all components.

Please note that photocopies of scores are not acceptable. You must have the testing service send your score electronically. Western's TOEFL ID is 0984. 

Application Process:

Complete the on-line application here and follow the instructions carefully.

 When applying through the Western Graduate School application, our program requires the following documents for a complete application:

 National Applicants:

  1. Application Form
  2. Transcripts from all Universities Attended
  3. 2 letters of Reference (one reference should be from an academic, the second reference can be from an academic, employer, and/or supervisor)
  4. CV

Internation Applicants:

  1. Application Form
  2. Transcripts from all Universities attended
  3. 2 letters of reference (one reference should be from an academic, the second reference can be from an academic, employer, and/or supervisor)
  4. Valid English Profiency Score
  5. CV

Landing Papers - For permanent residents of Canada only, please include a photocopy of both sides of your Permanent Resident Card or a photocopy of your Record of Landing.

Application Review Process: Completed applications are reviewed by the M.Cl.Sc – Selection Committee in The Department of Pathology. Applicant may be invited for an interview and tour of our facilities.

Tuition: Information can be found on the Office of the Registrar's site. Domestic Students - $21,000 per year; International Students $31,800 per year plus ancillary fees. Please note that tuition fees are subject to change without notification.

Financial Assistance:  This program is not ministry funded and the students do not receive financial support from the program.

Further Information: If you have questions about The M.Cl.Sc-Pathologist’s Assistant Program in Pathology at Western please contact:

Ms. Tracey Koning
Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Pathology
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario N6A 5C1
Phone: 519-661-2111 Ext: 81549; Fax: 519-661-3370;
Email: path.grad@schulich.uwo.ca

Dr. Nancy Chan
Program Director
Department of Pathology
London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital

London, Ontario
Email: path.grad@schulich.uwo.ca

Inquiries regarding the Western graduate school application should be directed to: (519)850-2341 or gradapps@uwo.ca 

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