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Epidemiology (MPH)

University of Alberta

Master
20 months
Duration
10500 CAD/year
5575 CAD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

Epidemiology (MPH) program at the University of Alberta is the study of the distribution and determinants of health and illness in communities and populations. 

Overview

The master of public health Epidemiology (MPH) program at the University of Alberta is a course-based degree that provides students with an understanding of the principles and practice of epidemiology.

The goal of this program is to prepare graduates with the skills and competencies to participate in the epidemiological activities required to monitor population health and evaluate public health interventions.

Career

Graduates with an MPH in epidemiology collaborate with a wide range of public health and clinical health care practitioners, researchers, administrators and policy makers to develop, evaluate and monitor health policies, programs and practices; and to develop, conduct and evaluate surveillance programs designed to identify and address emerging health problems.

The graduates may be employed as practicing epidemiologists in a broad range of organizations such as federal and provincial public health agencies, health care organizations, private industry, and educational settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics 
  • Topics in Public Health: Epidemiology Module(s) 
  • Epidemiology Methods 
  • Critical Appraisal of Health Science Literature in Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology and Control of Infectious Diseases 
  • Use and Analysis of Linked Administrative Health Data 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are normally required to have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. 
  • An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on your most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent) is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    5575 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 20 months.

Funding

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Epidemiology (MPH)
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University of Alberta

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