MSc Programs

If you’re interested in an academic career, or pursuing a doctoral degree, you will be able to achieve those goals through a research intensive, thesis-based master of science degree. 

A thesis-based master's degree emphasizes original research and research methodology. You will develop and demonstrate your advanced research skills under the supervision of a professor. A thesis-based master’s degree program involves a mixture of coursework, research and an oral defense of your thesis.

[ Highlights ]

  • Build on your undergraduate training with advanced knowledge and skills.
  • Take core courses common to all specializations.
  • Choose specialization courses and electives.
  • Conduct your own research and complete a thesis.
  • Work closely with your supervisor to focus on your specific area of interest.
  • Gain access to a variety of scholarships and awards.

[ Benefits ]

  • Enhance your career prospects.
  • Acquire a firm foundation in public health knowledge.
  • Gain in-depth knowledge and acquire more skills related to your interests.
  • Develop research and analytical skills.
  • Be mentored and supported throughout your program.
  • Tap into financial assistance.
MSc Course Layout

This Course Layout summarizes all of the degree requirements, including core courses, specialization courses and electives.



Practicum and Capstone 


Minimum Length

Clinical Epidemiology   24 24 months
Environmental Health Sciences   24 24 months
Epidemiology   24 24 months
General Public Health
  24  24 months 
Global Health   24 24 months
Health Policy Research   24 24 months
Health Promotion and Socio-behavioural Sciences   24 24 months
Health Technology Assessment     30 24 months
Occupational Health   24 24 months