Institute of Medical Science (IMS) is an integral part of the University of Toronto (Canada). It was started in the year 1967 and since then, it has acquired recognition at the local, national and international level for its graduate scholarship. The institute has been working with an aim of providing quality education to its students through well experienced faculty.
University of Toronto’s Institute of Medical Science imparts graduate as well as doctorate level programs in the discipline of medical science. All the courses of the institute are imparted as per the rules and regulations of the University of Toronto. The institute is also attached with several hospitals, such as Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Holland Bloorview, Mount Sinai Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Women’s College Hospital and many more.
University of Toronto’s Institute of Medical Science conducts medical science programs, at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate levels. These courses are elaborated in the following lines.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Summer Undergraduate Research Program of the Institute of Medical Science offers a chance to undergraduate Bachelor of Science (B Sc) and medical students to pursue biomedical research in wide areas of medical study. After completion of this program, each student will be provided a certificate of completion of research.
Admission Process: Candidates who have successfully passed under graduation with medical stream by obtaining an average of B+ or higher in the last year are eligible to apply for this program. Admissions are done on the basis of applications submitted by candidates and their research proposal.
University of Toronto’s Institute of Medical Science imparts various collaborative programs. Students who want to pursue any of these collaborative programs have to fulfill all the eligibility requirements and obtain a special designation from the School of Graduate Studies of University of Toronto upon completion of their IMS degree.
• Health Services and Policy Research
• Knowledge Media Design
• Genome Biology and Bioinformatics
• Biomedical Toxicology
• Women’s Health
• Aboriginal Health
• Aging, Palliative and Supportive Care across the Life Course
• Addiction Studies
• Biomedical Engineering
• Cardiovascular Sciences
• Dynamics of Global Change
• Environment and Health
• Health Care, Technology and Place
Admission Process: Collaborative programs are combined with a regular degree program. The admissions of the candidates are done either at the time of admission or later during their program. Students have to register themselves in their particular department before they can be short listed in a collaborative program. The completion of collaborative program will be mentioned in students’ transcript.
University of Toronto’s Institute of Medical Science offers postgraduate level degrees for the two-year full time duration. These PG courses are offered at par the rules and regulations of the University of Toronto. These postgraduate courses are imparted in the form of:
• Master of Health Science in Medical Radiation Sciences (MHScMRS)
• Master of Science in Biomedical Communications (MScBMC)
• Master of Health Science in Bioethics (MHSc)
Admission Process: Under graduation from medical stream recognized by a University is mandatory to apply for these postgraduate programs. Candidates can apply for these courses through online mode of application. Admissions are subjected to the norms of the University of Toronto.
University of Toronto’s Institute of Medical Science conducts every year admission for its doctoral programs. These doctoral programs cover all the aspects of medical research. The institute offers doctorate courses in the shape of:
• Master of Science (M Sc) by Research
• Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Admission Process: Admissions are provided to the candidates to these doctorate programs on the basis of their performances at the graduate level. Admissions are also depended upon candidates’ thesis of their research and an oral thesis examination (conducted by the School of Graduate Studies).
University of Toronto’s Institute of Medical Science provides various modern facilities to ensure all round personality development of its students, within the campus. The institute offers these amenities:
• Extra Curricular Activities
• Training for Students
University of Toronto’s Institute of Medical Science
7213 Medical Sciences Building
1 King’s College Circle
University of Toronto