M.Sc./M.P.H. On Campus

Community Health Sciences

24 months
11748 CAD/year
5340 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Community Health Sciences from University of Manitoba offers a broad, multidisciplinary training in the concepts and methods of the population-based health sciences and their application in the practice of population health, public health and preventive medicine.


At Community Health Sciences from University of Manitoba students entering the graduate program come from diverse backgrounds, including the social sciences, basic sciences, and clinical areas (medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, dentistry). Students also enter the graduate program through the undergraduate Interdisciplinary Health Program, which has been moved into the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, and which offers Bachelor of Health Sciences and Bachelor of Health Studies degrees. 

Students at Community Health Sciences from University of Manitoba will:

  • gain knowledge in epidemiology, biostatistics and the social sciences as applied to health (anthropology, economics, sociology and political science), 
  • obtain advanced training in internationally recognized research programs conducted by specialized units within the department such as the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, and the Centre for Global Public Health.
  • have the opportunity to access both internationally regarded researchers and award winning teachers.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biostatistics for Clinicians 
  • Current Concepts in Global Health: Populations, Policies and Programs 
  • Critical Perspectives on Gender and Health 
  • Health and Health Services of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples 
  • Families and Care Across the Life Course 
  • Science and Practice of Knowledge Translation in Health Research 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of three years paid work experience in the public health field (M.P.H. only)
  • CV/Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3
  • Submit your transcripts (unofficial copies)
  • English language proficiency
  • Pay the application fee
  • Minimum B average (3.0) in the last 60 credit hours or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11748 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5874 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    5340 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2670 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Winnipeg

1056 - 1650 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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