What will I learn?

Researchers in WCVM's Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences are exploring issues in the areas of epidemiology, food safety, animal ethology and welfare, theriogenology (cattle and horses), work in specialized livestock, and various projects in surgery and medicine. Research projects at the University of Saskatchewan benefit from our diverse range of facilities and programs in support of the health sciences such as:

  • our Animal Care Unit has over 1800 sq. metres of rooms for a range of species, including a level 2 disease containment area
  • the Goodale Research Farm is over 840 hectares of pasture and crop land and supports over 230 head of cattle and livestock
  • the Veterinary Medicine Microscopy Unit houses a variety of microscopes to engage in advanced imaging techniques

Which department am I in?

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$8,096.13 (US$ 6,400) per year
CAN $2,698.71 per term
Start date

5 January 2022, 9 May 2022

Venue

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

University of Saskatchewan,

52 Campus Drive,

Saskatoon,

Saskatchewan (SK),

S7N 5B4, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study, OR, A three-year first cycle undergraduate degree, in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study, from an institution that meets the criteria set forth in the Bologna Declaration, will be acceptable as the equivalent of an undergraduate honours degree. A cumulative weighted average of at least 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of full-time study (e.g. 60 credit units U of S equivalent). Demonstrated ability for independent thought, advanced study, and research. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): Fully qualified: Overall score of 86 with minimum scores of 19 in each area; IELTS (International English Language Testing System): Fully qualified: Overall score of 6.5 with no score below 6.0 in each area; CanTEST (Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees): Fully qualified: Overall score of 4.5 with minimum scores of 4.5 in each area; PTE (Pearson Test of English): Fully qualified: Overall score of 63 with minimum scores of 59 in each area; University of Regina: Intensive ESL Advanced Level (ESL 50)l Plus completion of Academic Writing Elective A - Minimum score of 60% ; U-PREP 2: University Preparation 2 from the U of S Language Centre - Minimum score of 75% ; CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language): Minimum score of 70%, with minimum individual scores of 60

For international students

A four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study.

A cumulative weighted average of at least 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (e.g. 60 credit units).

Demonstrated ability for independent thought, advanced study, and research.

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Fully qualified: Overall score of 86 with minimum scores of 19 in each area

IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Fully qualified: Overall score of 6.5 with no score below 6.0 in each area

CanTEST (Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees)

Fully qualified: Overall score of 4.5 with minimum scores of 4.5 in each area.

PTE (Pearson Test of English)

Fully qualified: Overall score of 63 with minimum scores of 59 in each area.

University of Regina

Intensive ESL Advanced Level (ESL 50)l Plus completion of Academic Writing Elective A

Minimum score of 60%

U-PREP 2

University Preparation 2 from the U of S Language Centre

Minimum score of 75%

CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language)

Minimum score of 70%, with minimum individual scores of 60

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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