Admission

Faculty of Medicine

PhD in Biochemistry
Program structure

Consult the program description

Graduate 3-465-1-0

Course listing

Official title
Type Philosophiae Doctor (Ph. D.)
Number 3-465-1-0

The doctorate program consists of 90 credits. There are six options:

  • Flexible Stream (Segment 70)
  • Molecular Genetics (Segment 71)
  • Structural Biology (Segment 72)
  • Human Genomics (Segment 73)
  • In Silico Biochemistry (Segment 74)
  • Cellular Dynamics of Macromolecular Complexes (Segment 75)

Research must be done as a residency at either Université de Montréal or a research laboratory of an affiliated institute or hospital approved by the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Medicine.

Students are required to take seminar courses throughout the program.

Entry to PhD from MSc and direct entry to PhD from MSc without dissertation.
This program consists of 4 mandatory course credits and 86 credits for research and a thesis. It also includes additional courses depending on candidates' needs. 

Direct entry to PhD from BSc.
This program consists of 4 mandatory course credits and 86 credits for research and a thesis. Students must complete all master’s-level courses that relate to their chosen option for the PhD program.

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Segment 70 Flexible Stream option

All credits in this option are mandatory. Out of the 90 credits, 86 are for research and a thesis.

Block 70A

Mandatory - 4 credits

BCM 70511 Advanced Scientific Communication 1.1

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

0 Credits

BCM 70512 Advanced Scientific Communication 1.2

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

2 Credits

BCM 70521 Advanced Scientific Communication 2.1

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

0 Credits

BCM 70522 Advanced Scientific Communication 2.2

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

2 Credits

Block 70B Research and thesis

Mandatory - 86 credits

BCM 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination

0 Credits

Segment 71 Systems Biology option

This option consists of 1 mandatory course credit, 3 optional course credits and 86 credits for research and a thesis.

Block 71A

Mandatory – 4 credits

BCM 70511 Advanced Scientific Communication 1.1

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

0 Credits

BCM 70512 Advanced Scientific Communication 1.2

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

2 Credits

BCM 70521 Advanced Scientific Communication 2.1

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

0 Credits

BCM 70522 Advanced Scientific Communication 2.2

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

2 Credits

Block 71B Research and Thesis

Mandatory – 86 credits

BCM 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination

0 Credits

Segment 73 Human Genomics option

All credits in this option are mandatory. Out of the 90 credits, 86 are for research and a thesis.

Block 73A

Mandatory – 4 credits

BCM 70511 Advanced Scientific Communication 1.1

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

0 Credits

BCM 70512 Advanced Scientific Communication 1.2

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

2 Credits

BCM 70521 Advanced Scientific Communication 2.1

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

0 Credits

BCM 70522 Advanced Scientific Communication 2.2

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

2 Credits

Block 73B Research and Thesis

Mandatory – 86 credits

BCM 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination

0 Credits

Segment 74 In Silico Biochemistry option

All credits in this option are mandatory. Out of the 90 credits, 86 are for research and a thesis.

Block 74A

Mandatory – 4 credits

BCM 70511 Advanced Scientific Communication 1.1

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

0 Credits

BCM 70512 Advanced Scientific Communication 1.2

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

2 Credits

BCM 70521 Advanced Scientific Communication 2.1

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

0 Credits

BCM 70522 Advanced Scientific Communication 2.2

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

2 Credits

Block 74B Research and Thesis

Mandatory – 86 credits

BCM 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination

0 Credits

Segment 75 Cellular Dynamics of Macromolecular Complexes

All credits in this option are mandatory. Out of the 90 credits, 86 are for research and a thesis.

Block 75A

Mandatory – 4 credits

BCM 70511 Advanced Scientific Communication 1.1

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

0 Credits

BCM 70512 Advanced Scientific Communication 1.2

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

2 Credits

BCM 70521 Advanced Scientific Communication 2.1

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

0 Credits

BCM 70522 Advanced Scientific Communication 2.2

Students give a written and oral presentation about their research project: relevant scientific literature as well as method and problem selected for the research project. They also participate in the seminars of other students.

2 Credits

Block 75B Research and Thesis

Mandatory – 86 credits

BCM 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination

0 Credits