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Health Information Science

Western University - Canada

24 months
17860 CAD/year
5776 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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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. 


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
  • Electives

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

  • 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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17860 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8930 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    5776 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2888 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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