Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Pathology
Dental Sciences Rm 4025
London, Ontario N6A 5C1
519-661-2111 ext. 81549
Graduate research is focused on the mechanisms of cell and tissue injury; the etiology, pathogenesis and behaviour of disease; identification of novel biomarkers; potential treatment targets of various diseases; and molecular imaging.
Times to Completion
- 6 Terms (2 years) - Full-time
- 12 Terms (4 years) - Part-time
- Full-time or part-time study
Applicants (domestic and international) are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:
- Honours degree (4 year degree) in the Sciences; M.D or D.D.S. degree from an accredited university.
- A third and fourth year combined entrance average of 80% or greater.
Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language:
- The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Minimum acceptable score is 90 for the internet version, with a minimum of 23 in the speaking portion and no individual score below 20. [Western's TOEFL ID is 0984].
- CultureWorks. The requirement is successful completion of the High-Advanced level. Click here for information regarding a conditional offer of admission, pending CultureWorks completion.
- Fanshawe College's ESL Program. The requirement is graduation from Level 5, Advanced Academic Preparation, with a minimum 80% in all components.
- February 1 - Fall Term
- June 1 (pending spots remaining) - Fall Term
- March 1 - Summer Term
- November 1 - Winter Term
Applications are accepted year round however, you should try to meet the deadlines above in order to be accepted for the term you are applying to.
Fields of Research
- Molecular Pathology and Transplant Pathology
- Oncology & Environmental Pathology