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Health Information Science

Western University - Canada

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
17510 CAD/year
5776 CAD/year
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About

Health Information Science from Western University - Canada is a joint graduate program with the Faculty of Health Sciences that offers both thesis and course-based options while the doctoral program in HIS is thesis-based only. 

Overview

Health Information Science from Western University - Canada will provide students with a fundamental knowledge in health and health care, including public health, health policy, and clinical health care, combined with expertise in knowledge organization and management, knowledge translation, patient information seeking behaviour and information ethics and policy.

Graduates with Health Information Science from Western University - Canada will:

  • draw valid conclusions based upon sound analysis of reliable data and analyse major problems of the discipline in a spirit of creativity and critical inquiry;
  • engage in and lead development of critical analysis of principles and techniques of research in the area;
  • understand existing and emerging sources of recorded health information in its many forms;
  • understand, through examination of relevant research, the needs of particular health user groups (e.g., health policy makers, health professionals, health vendors, patients, advocates and members of the public);
  • understand the theoretical underpinnings and current issues associated with the study and application of knowledge translation in health;
  • understand existing and emerging technologies in health information management applications / health informatics;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Informatics
  • Perspectives in Knowledge Translation
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Statistics for Health & Rehab Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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.
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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).
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Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours B.HSc., B.Sc., BA or equivalent from an accredited university.
  • 78% overall average in the last two-full time years of the undergraduate degree.
  • Biographical information
  • Contact information
  • Statement of academic intent 
  • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
  • Professional background
  • Referee information 
  • Proficiency in English Scores
  • Application fee
  • A sample of written work
  • List of publications
  • References

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17510 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8755 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5776 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2888 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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