PhD degree requirements
For the PhD program, a student must complete the following:
- APBS 6010G Research in Applied Bioscience (3 credits)
- One of the following special topics courses:
- APBS 7100G Special Topics in Biomolecular Science (3 credits);
- APBS 7200G Special Topics in Ecosystem Health (3 credits); and
- APBS 7300G Special Topics in Forensic Bioscience (3 credits).
- One of the following elective courses:
- APBS 6100G Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology (3 credits);
- APBS 6200G Environmental Determinants of Health (3 credits);
- APBS 6300G Advanced Topics in Biological Chemistry (3 credits); and
- APBS 6400G Advanced Topics in Forensic Bioscience (3 credits).
- APBS 7040G PhD Thesis Proposal and Qualifying Exam
- APBS 7050G Research Seminar in Applied Bioscience
- APBS 7060G PhD Research
- APBS 7070G PhD Dissertation
Please note: Students who transfer directly from the Applied Bioscience MSc program into the PhD program must complete the APBS 7040G, APBS 7050G, APBS 7060G, APBS 7070G.
Students must achieve a minimum grade of B- (70%) to achieve credit for a course and must maintain a B- average to remain in the program.