1. Every student will take core courses in M3, leadership, and communications, thereby attaining both hard and soft skills.

  1. All students must fulfill the regular course requirements of their home department.
  1. All students must take
  1. Communications course
  2. Leadership or Entrepreneurship course
  3. Soft skills workshop
  1. Optional soft skills courses include:
  1. A course from the Institute for Leadership Education in Education (iLead)
  2. Workshops offered by MITACs and the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto
  3. Personal counselling by the STEM Consultants - a unique opportunity to M3 students for one-on-one guidance on professional communications

2. All students will participate in advanced research in the laboratories of PIs, whose expertise encompasses cell manufacturing, biomaterials, and tissue mimetics. In order to have a vibrant career in natural sciences and engineering, our trainees must gain a deep understanding of their field as demonstrated with peer-reviewed publications and international presentations. Our trainees will publish, present and patent innovative ideas, thereby creating tangible assets for knowledge translation.

3. Students will participate in industry internships. All students will be required to spend 4-6 months in an industry internship where they will have the opportunity to work on product development, intellectual property or regulatory affairs. The internships will provide students with a "real-world" experience and industry members with access to highly qualified personnel (HQP). M3 will help students find placements in industry, usually near the end of their masters or PhD training.