Western Graduate & Postdoctoral  Studies

Microbiology and Immunology

Master of Science (M.Sc. (Accelerated))



Program Websites


Program Contact

Fern Russell (mnigradstudies@uwo.ca)
Graduate Program Assistant

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Western University
Dental Sciences Rm 3014
London, Ontario N6A 5C1

t. 519-661-2111 ext. 83427
f. 519-661-3499

Western’s Graduate Program in Microbiology and Immunology offers research-intensive, thesis-based graduate training at the Masters' and the Doctoral level. We possess world class facilities and a motivating training environment, with high profile research programs overseen by internationally distinguished faculty members. The Graduate Program of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology revolves around two major fields of scientific endeavor: i) The molecular and cellular biology of microorganisms, and ii) The molecular and cellular biology of the immune system. These fields involve studies on bacteria, virus, parasites, cancer cells, and immune cells with an emphasis on molecular biology, biochemistry, and pathogenesis.

Times to Completion

  • 3 Terms (1 year)

Curriculum Options

  • Full-time study
  • Course-based, project-based

Funding Details

Applicants (domestic and international) are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:

Admission Requirements

  • Must be a 4th year Honours Bachelor of Medical Science Student at Western University with an honors research thesis component.
  • Minimum high B average from the undergraduate degree.

Additional Requirements

Application Deadline(s)

  • March 15 - Summer Term