M.Sc. On Campus

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Western University - Canada

24 months
12656 CAD/year
4240 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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At Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Western University - Canada students are exposed to a full breadth of policy-relevant methodologies from the fields of epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, health economics, genetic epidemiology, and program evaluation.


 Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Western University - Canada introduces you to the study of the determinants and distribution of diseases and application of this knowledge to control health problems. 

Graduates with  Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Western University - Canada will:

  • determine extent of disease in a community;
  • identify patterns and trends in disease occurrence;
  • identify causes of disease (etiology);
  • determine the natural history and prognosis of disease;
  • evaluate interventions that prevent and treat disease;
  • evaluate methods of delivering health services;
  • provide a foundation for public policy and regulatory decisions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Biostatistics
  • Multivariable Methods in Biostatistics
  • Analytic Epidemiology
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Missing Data
  • Multilevel Models
  • Questionnaire Design and Survey Implementation
  • Sampling Methods
  • Health Economics 
  • Methods and Issues in Program and Policy Evaluation in Health and Human Services
  • Health Services Research Methods
  • Causal Modelling
  • Population Health
  • Grant Writing and Peer Review
  • Randomized Trials: Design
  • Randomized Trials: Analysis
  • Systematic Reviews
  • Meta-analysis
  • Measurement in Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2 letters of reference
  • a statement of academic interest, which should be a maximum of two (2) pages (double spaced)
  • an official copy of transcripts from all postsecondary institutions attended
  • a current C.V.
  • 4-year honours degree (or equivalent)
  • Contact information
  • Statement of academic intent 
  • Professional background
  • Referee information 
  • Proficiency in English Scores
  • Application fee
  • List of publications

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12656 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6328 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4240 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2120 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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