Admission

Faculty of Medicine

PhD in Virology and Immunology
Program structure

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Graduate 3-503-1-1

Course listing

Official title
Type Philosophiae Doctor (Ph. D.)
Number 3-503-1-1

The doctorate program consists of 90 credits.

Students are required to take seminar courses throughout the program. The program also includes courses depending on candidates’ needs. Research must be done as a residency at the Faculty of Medicine of 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.

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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.

MCB 7001 Directed Readings in Microbiology

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.

1 Credits

MCB 70521 Research Seminar 2.1

Students present their plan, objectives and preliminary results and discuss how they will continue their research project. Question period. Participation in other student seminars.

Day course 0 Credits

MCB 70522 Research Seminar 2.2

Day course 1 Credits

MCB 70531 Research Seminar 3.1

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.

Day course 0 Credits

MCB 70532 Research Seminar 3.2

Day course 1 Credits

Block 70B Research and thesis

Mandatory – 87 credits

VIR 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination

0 Credits