MSc Degree

If you're committed to making a difference, then you're in the right place. In our award-winning, innovative graduate studies program, you'll be learning from researchers who are world-class experts in their fields. Our research is relevant, collaborative, well-funded, evidence-based, industry-focused and proven to have a positive impact on today’s global society. The work you do here changes lives.

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Why Study at UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences?

Our award-winning, research-intensive MSc program offers you the opportunity to conduct outstanding research projects and receive training in a broad range of fields within the pharmaceutical sciences. You'll have exposure to exceptional mentors and supervisors, and you'll enjoy a rigorous learning environment with access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

Yes. I want to research here.

Your Career: What Can I Do With My Degree?

Our MSc program is your gateway to a successful career in the health sciences. You'll be equipped with relevant, cutting-edge training from one of the most forward-thinking institutions in the world. Your MSc prepares you to work in industry, government and academia, as well as in other health disciplines.

What Your Pharm Sci MSC Can Do For You

Admissions and Finances

You do not need a pharmacy degree to be a student in our MSc program. Find out what you do need by reviewing our admission requirements.

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Finding a Graduate Supervisor

Although you are not required to have been accepted by a supervisor at the time you apply, you should note in your application which supervisors interest you the most.

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Recent News

Genome research at the University of British Columbia receives $101m in funding

January 23, 2018

Three projects involving the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences awarded $23.7m 

Adapted from UBC Research & Innovation

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Mission possible

March 30, 2016


It was 2:20 p.m. Florida time on June 28, 2015, and the sky was clear.

Jennifer Chiang stood among a crowd of spectators at the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The countdown was on. In just 60 seconds, the SpaceX7 mission would commence.

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