Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

MSc & PhD Program

The M.Sc. Degree
Admission to the M.Sc. in Medical Sciences program is dependent on the recommendation of the Medical Sciences Graduate Program Committee. The requirements for this degree consist of:
  • ​Coursework. A minimum of ​*9 in graded graduate level courses listed in the Medical Sciences Graduate Program Approved Course Listing, or approved equivalent is required.
  • Completion of a research project, and
  • Preparation of a thesis. 
Course requirements are recommended by the Supervisor and Supervisory Committee based on the background of the student and the area of specialization to be undertaken.

The M.Sc. in Medical Sciences program follows the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research residency requirements. No language other than English is required for the degree.

The minimum length of the M.Sc. program is two years and the maximum length is four years, depending on the research undertaken.

Note that this program does not lead to specialty (fellowship) qualifications in FRCPC disciplines, including Diagnostic Radiology, Radiation Oncology, or Nuclear Medicine.


​The Ph.D. Degree

Admission to the Ph.D.in Medical Sciences program is dependent on the recommendation of the Medical Sciences Graduate Program Committee. The requirements for this degree consist of:
  • Coursework. For students entering the PhD program after a B.Sc. degree, the minimum course requirement is *12 of graded graduate level courses listed in the Medical Sciences Graduate Program Approved Course Listing, or approved equivalent is required. For students entering the PhD program after a M.Sc. degree, the minimum course requirement is *6 of graded graduate level courses listed in the Medical Sciences Graduate Program Approved Course Listing, or approved equivalent.
  • Completion of a research project, and 
  • Preparation of a thesis. 
Course requirements are recommended by the Supervisor and Supervisory Committee based on the background of the student and the area of specialization to be undertaken.

The Ph.D. in Medical Sciences program follows the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research residency guidelines. No language other than English is required for the degree.

The minimum length of the Ph.D. program is three years and the maximum length is six years, depending on the research undertaken.

Note that this program does not lead to specialty (fellowship) qualifications in FRCPC disciplines, including Diagnostic Radiology, Radiation Oncology, or Nuclear Medicine.