Both stand alone Master of Science and dual MD/MSc and DVM/MSc degree programs are available at St George’s University. School of Medicine Master of Science (MSc) degrees require at least 30 credits and School of Veterinary Medicine Master of Science (MSc) degrees require 34 credits of graduate work as prescribed by the program. Research and coursework is directed by the candidate’s Supervisory Committee. All completed theses upon the recommendation of the Chair of the Supervisory Committee are submitted to the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and forwarded to an external examiner for independent evaluation. A final oral presentation and defense of the thesis must be successfully completed prior to the award of the degree.