The PhD can vary depending on the institution and country in which it is awarded. Most scholars pursue a PhD because of strong motivation to contribute to the academic community as well as true curiosity about their chosen field of study.
In order to learn more about life and what we know about it, one may be interested in entering a program in the Biological and Life Sciences. There are numerous potential programs to enter within such a broad field.
Canadians place great importance on learning, and have developed a first-rate education system with high standards. Not only does Canada provide a safe, clean environment, but it has been consistently ranked as one of the world’s best places to live in terms of quality of life by the UN.
Top Doctoral Programs in Biological and Life Sciences in Canada 2017
The doctorate in oceanography aimed at training independent researchers, able to work in the forefront of oceanography, contributing, according to a multidisciplinary approach to the advancement of basic and applied knowledge related to marine environments. [+]
The doctorate in marine resource management form experts who contribute to the advancement of knowledge in a field related to the optimal use of resources and the marine environment, public policy models or mechanisms of decision making in this sector. [+]
The PhD in biology aims at acquiring and deepening the necessary knowledge and skills to advanced research in biology. [+]
Our Ph.D. program offers opportunities for advanced independent research and study, culminating in presentation and defense of a dissertation. The Ph.D. degree is normally completed in three to five years (a two-year minimum applies if students already hold a recognized M.Sc. degree). During this time, students take a minimum of three courses and present three departmental seminars. [+]