Epidemiology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    21529 CAD/year
    Tuition fee
    11591 CAD/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
The Master of Science in Epidemiology is designed to provide the common methodological foundation from which to conduct research across diverse health-related areas.

About

Whilst on the program students will have the opportunity to specialize in one of three streams of study within the Master of Science in Epidemiology degree, although it is not mandatory to do so. These streams correspond to the research strengths of the Department's faculty: Epidemiology and Population Health; Health Services and Policy Research; and Clinical Epidemiology.

The Master of Science in Epidemiology is designed to provide the common methodological foundation from which to conduct research across diverse health-related areas. Whilst on the program students will have the opportunity to specialize in one of three streams of study within the Master of Science in Epidemiology degree, although it is not mandatory to do so. These streams correspond to the research strengths of the Department's faculty: Epidemiology and Population Health; Health Services and Policy Research; and Clinical Epidemiology. Students graduate from the program with an ability to: communicate scientifically; describe trends and patterns of disease incidence and prevalence; critically review scientific literature related to community health and epidemiology; apply epidemiological methods in the design of research; collect, analyze, and interpret heath data; conduct a study; and write and defend a thesis.

Students graduate from the program with an ability to: communicate scientifically; describe trends and patterns of disease incidence and prevalence; critically review scientific literature related to community health and epidemiology; apply epidemiological methods in the design of research; collect, analyze, and interpret heath data; conduct a study; and write and defend a thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Intermediate Epidemiology
  • Intermediate Biostatistics
  • Thesis Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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Academic Requirements

Admission process:
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  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendations
  • Complete any additional testing requirements
  • Complete application

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    21529 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21529 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    11591 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11591 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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