Obstetrics and Gynecology

Reproductive and Developmental Sciences
Faculty of Medicine

Graduate Degree in Reproductive and Developmental Sciences (MSc and PhD)

Information accurate as of: May 30th 2016. Retrieved from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology website. For further details, please visit: http://obgyn.ubc.ca/education/graduate-studies.


(Credit: UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

The Graduate Programs in Reproductive and Developmental Sciences offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs to students with a broad knowledge of mammalian reproductive and developmental biology, as well as research in the areas of reproductive and molecular endocrinology, immunology of reproduction, maternal adaptations to pregnancy, women's mental health, fertilization and early embryonic development, perinatal metabolism, fetal/neonatal physiology and pathophysiology and perinatal; epidemiology. RDS students have completed research projects that address important clinical issues in women (e.g. ovarian cancer, preeclampsia).

Minimum Admission Requirements to the MSc and PhD programs include:

The following documentation is required in support of an application

  • Submit Online Application: Completed graduate studies application form submitted online with fees paid.
  • Transcripts: Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions. View program website for specific submission instructions.
  • Three (3) Reference Letters: References from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.

Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies at UBC’s Vancouver campus provides a list of Application Deadlines for all of its graduate programs.

Please note that some programs may accept complete application packages submitted after the posted deadline date or may have other program specific dates and deadlines.

To view specific program dates and deadlines, visit the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology’s Application page for more information.

For further information about the program, please contact:

Roshni Nair
Sr. Program Assistant

UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Program
Room C420, 4500 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1

Tel: 604 875-3108
Website: http://obgyn.ubc.ca
E-mail: rnair@cw.bc.ca