Curriculum

Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Course Offerings

Winter Term I (September – December)

OBST 501 (3 credits) – Reproductive Endocrinology I
OBST 502 (3 credits) – Physiology of the Mother, Fetus and Newborn
OBST 507 (3 credits) – Perinatal Epidemiology

Winter Term II (January – April)

OBST 503 (3 credits) – Fetal and Perinatal Metabolism
OBST 504 (3 credits) – Reproductive Endocrinology II

Winter Terms I & II (September – April)

OBST 506 (3 credits) – Seminars in Reproductive Biology

Course descriptions and prerequisites

MSc Program Requirements

2 year program

Minimum 30 credits

18 credits – OBST 549 – MSc Thesis
Thesis defense oral examination required

Minimum 12 additional credits:

  • OBST 506 (3 credits)
  • At least two other OBST courses (6 credits)
  • Additional OBST course, or external discipline (3 credits)

PhD Program Requirements

4 year program

18 credits – OBST 649 – PhD Thesis
Thesis defense oral examination required

3 credits – OBST 506

Additional coursework is selected in consultation with the student’s supervisory committee.

Comprehensive examination (P/F) required for advancement to candidacy