Health Sciences, M.Sc. | Carleton University | Ottawa, Canada
24 months
22281 CAD/year
8455 CAD/year
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The Health Sciences MSc program from Carleton University provides advanced learning and hands-on, interdisciplinary research in health sciences in new, state-of-the-art facilities.


Students in the Health Sciences MSc program from Carleton University develop a deep appreciation for, and understanding of, the complexities of health problems and solutions through a health-based, research thesis and core courses developed to explore interdisciplinary health topics and science communication. This program is designed to meet a growing need for interdisciplinary health research, and skills in knowledge translation and data analysis.  

The interdisciplinary nature of the program ensures research theses span health disciplines, are informed by expert faculty and external partners across health sectors and fields of research, and that knowledge is communicated to stakeholders across scientific and broader health communities.

Career Opportunities

The disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary skills gained through the MSc and PhD in Health Sciences open the door for diverse career paths in education and academia (including scientific research), clinical health careers, the public sector (including public health agencies and non-governmental organizations), the private sector (including pharmaceutical and medical research companies), and with non-profit agencies (including health research institutions, charities, health communications and advocacy).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Statistical Software and its Application to Health Sciences Primer
  • Statistics for Health Sciences
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Knowledge Translation
  • New Health Technologies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours BSc or BHSc undergraduate degree in a relevant field (e.g. science, life/ health sciences, psychology, biostatistics or related discipline). 
  • Candidates must hold a minimum B+ overall average, but will generally hold an A- overall average. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22281 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22281 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8455 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8455 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 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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