24 months
4438 CAD/year
4438 CAD/year
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The MSc in Health Sciences at the University of Northern British Columbia, offers a combined student-centered and community-oriented approach.

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Why to study

The Health Sciences MSc strengthens at the University of Northern British Columbia , students capacity to progress their research interests and equips a new generation of researchers to understand and respond to contemporary health challenges, especially those faced by northern, rural, remote and Indigenous communities. The interdisciplinary program provides opportunities for those interested in health within a changing health system to explore and research and to benefit from the diverse health research strengths in the School of Health Sciences and across UNBC.

Students pursue health research approaches that fit with their interests, learning from a range of research expertise spanning but not limited to biomedical, epidemiological, community health and ecohealth approaches. Our students also benefit from active research partnerships across and beyond the university that create opportunities for applied and community-oriented research, with direct experience working with and learning from a range of community partners.

The research-based Masters degree equips students for a thriving career in health research (including applications for PhD programs), and is well suited for established health professionals seeking a researchoriented program that will build on existing practice and skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Research Design and Data and Analysis
  • Univariate Statistics
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Advanced Techniques in Epidemiology
  • Qualitative Research Approaches in Health and Human Sciences

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

  • Application form for admission to Graduate Programs.
  • Application fee.
  • Three assessment reports (letters of reference) sent directly to UNBC from the referees.
  • Official transcripts (one copy) from all post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Statement of Academic Interests (letter of intent).
  • Official English Language Test Scores (required for applicants whose first language is NOT English) sent directly to UNBC from the testing agencies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4438 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2219 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4438 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2219 CAD per semester during 24 months.

PT: Nat/Intl: 1,165 CAD /semester


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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