Université de Montréal

PhD in Pharmacology

Faculty of Medicine Département de pharmacologie

Overview and specifics

Number

3-520-1-0

Level

Graduate

Type

Philosophiae Doctor (Ph. D.)

Credits

90 credits

Program Type

Dissertation or thesis track

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Program information

Objectives

The general goal of the program is to train independent researchers who have excellent knowledge of the discipline and its various related fields. Graduates from this program should be able to pursue a research career in academia, industry or government. The research training in this program aims to help students develop in-depth knowledge of pharmacology and related sciences; learn to develop an original research hypothesis and describe the method used to experimentally validate the hypothesis; conduct an original research project; present their research findings at scientific symposia; and publish their findings in high-impact journals.

Career prospects

All pharmacology graduates quickly find employment within academic institutions, the pharmaceutical industry, or governmental or paragovernmental agencies involved with health and medication.

Regulations

Studies in this program are governed by the educational regulations of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and the following provisions:

1. Admission requirements
To be admitted as a regular student in the PhD (Pharmacology) program, candidates must:

Program structure (3-520-1-0)

The doctorate program consists of 90 credits.
It is offered as a Flexible Stream (70) or one of the following five options:

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. 

Legend: CR: Credit, SC: Schedule, D: Day, E: Evening

Segment 70 Flexible Stream option

All credits in this option are mandatory and are for research and a thesis.

Block 70A Research and thesis Mandatory - 90 credits

Course Title CR SC
PHL 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination 0
PHL 7901 Thesis Seminar 1 1
Course Title CR SC
PHL 7902 Thesis Seminar 2 1
PHL 7910 Thesis 88

Segment 71 Neuropharmacology option

All credits in this option are mandatory and are for research and a thesis.

Block 71A Research and thesis Mandatory – 90 credits

Course Title CR SC
PHL 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination 0
PHL 7901 Thesis Seminar 1 1
Course Title CR SC
PHL 7902 Thesis Seminar 2 1
PHL 7910 Thesis 88

Segment 72 Pharmacogenomics option

All credits in this option are mandatory and are for research and a thesis.

Block 72A Research and thesis Mandatory – 90 credits

Course Title CR SC
PHL 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination 0
PHL 7901 Thesis Seminar 1 1
Course Title CR SC
PHL 7902 Thesis Seminar 2 1
PHL 7910 Thesis 88

Segment 73 Clinical Pharmacology option

All credits in this option are mandatory and are for research and a thesis.

Block 73A Research and thesis Mandatory – 90 credits

Course Title CR SC
PHL 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination 0
PHL 7901 Thesis Seminar 1 1
Course Title CR SC
PHL 7902 Thesis Seminar 2 1
PHL 7910 Thesis 88

Segment 74 Integrative Cardiovascular Pharmacology option

All credits in this option are mandatory and are for research and a thesis.

Block 74A Research and thesis Mandatory – 90 credits

Course Title CR SC
PHL 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination 0
PHL 7901 Thesis Seminar 1 1
Course Title CR SC
PHL 7902 Thesis Seminar 2 1
PHL 7910 Thesis 88

Segment 75 Molecular Pharmacology option

All credits in this option are mandatory and are for research and a thesis.

Block 75A Research and thesis Mandatory – 90 credits

Course Title CR SC
PHL 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination 0
PHL 7901 Thesis Seminar 1 1
Course Title CR SC
PHL 7902 Thesis Seminar 2 1
PHL 7910 Thesis 88

Programs to explore

Applicants interested in this program also applied to the following programs:

Programs Type Credits Number Period
Doctorate 90 credits 3-465-1-0 Jour
Short Graduate Program (Master Level) 13 credits 2-520-6-0 Jour
Undergraduate Doctorate 164 credits 1-675-1-1 Jour

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