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Community and Population Health Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #439 (QS) ,
Community and Population Health Sciences research at University of Saskatchewan is concerned with understanding the individual and collective factors that determine health and applying this knowledge to maintain and improve the health status of the population and reduce inequities in health status between groups.  


We add the term 'community' to reflect the historic emphasis of our field on the creation, protection, and promotion of health within the context of communities, which may be geographic or based on shared identity and social ties.As a University of Saskatchewan student in this Community and Population Health Sciences program, you will develop skills in project management, qualitative and quantitative research methods, and communication. You will create and manage an individualize research project and be able to work with our community partners and affiliated research units such as:

  • Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit
  • Saskatchewan Cancer Control Research Program
  • Saskatoon HIV/AIDS Research Endeavour

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Corrosion
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Reaction Engineering
  • Thermodynamics

      Detailed Programme Facts

      • Programme intensity Full-time
        • Full-time duration 24 months
      • Languages
        • English
      • Delivery mode
        On Campus

      English Language Requirements

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      General Requirements

      • Language Proficiency Requirements: Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English.
      • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (e.g. 60 credit units)
      • a four-year degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study
      • Demonstrated ability for independent thought, advanced study, and research

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        6730 CAD/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 6730 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
      • National

        4260 CAD/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 4260 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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      Living costs for Saskatoon

      • 1279 - 1870 CAD/month
        Living Costs

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