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Program structure

Type

Philosophiae Doctor (Ph. D.)

Number

3-500-1-0

Structure description

The doctorate program consists of 90 credits.

It also includes additional courses depending on candidates’ needs. Students are required to take seminar courses throughout the program.

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

Segment 70

All credits in this doctorate program are mandatory. Out of the 90 credits, 87 are for research and a thesis.

Block 70A Mandatory - 3 credits

MCB 70521 and MCB 70522 are equivalent to MCB 7052. MCB 70531 and MCB 70532 are equivalent to MCB 7053.

Course Title Credits Period  
MCB 7001 Directed Readings in Microbiology 1
Reading, critique and discussion of recent scientific articles in the fields of bacteriology, mycology, immunology and virology. Presentation of articles and discussions led by different professors and guest speakers.
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MCB 70521 Research Seminar 2.1 0 Day course
Students present their plan, objectives and preliminary results and discuss how they will continue their research project. Question period. Participation in other student seminars.
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MCB 70522 Research Seminar 2.2 1 Day course  
MCB 70531 Research Seminar 3.1 0 Day course
Students present and interpret their results and discuss how they will continue their research to earn their degree. Question period. Participation in other student seminars.
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MCB 70532 Research Seminar 3.2 1 Day course  

Block 70B Thesis Mandatory - 87 credits

Course Title Credits Period  
MCB 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination 0  
MCB 7902 Thesis 87  

Date of last modification: 26 October 2021

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