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Translational Research in the Health Sciences

University of Toronto

24 months
37960 CAD/year
10550 CAD/year
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The Master of Health Science (MHSc) in Translational Research in the Health Sciences at the University of Toronto is a two-year, course-based program is designed for interprofessional students from diverse backgrounds (such as medicine, life sciences, social sciences, engineering, design, and communications)


About this Degree at the University of Toronto

Through flexible coursework, team-based, real-world translational challenges, and extensive mentorship and networking, the department facilitates self-directed collaborative “learning by doing”: students gain experience, expertise, and practical insights into development and design processes, regulatory frameworks, and translational networks and strategies to develop, lead, test, and implement innovations. 

The Translational Research in the Health Sciences program’s mission is to challenge students to think differently so that they learn to champion change in their communities and contexts.

Programme Structure


  • Foundations in Translational Research
  • Overview of Methods in Practices and Contexts
  • Information, Media, and Communication Literacy for the Sciences
  • Projects in Translational Research
  • Capstone Project in Translational Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


8 alternative credits

8.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs)


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted on the basis of academic preparation, references, and motivation. All applicants must demonstrate exceptional scholarly achievement and significant research experience.
  • An appropriate bachelor's (BSc) degree or an MD degree from a recognized university, and academic credentials and background preparation appropriate to the area of study with an A– average in at least three of the four years.
  • Applicants with significant research, industry, or government experience in professional health science or related social science, and/or academic research master’s or PhD are also encouraged to apply.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV).
  • A letter of intent or statement of professional goals.
  • Three letters of reference.

Tuition Fee

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    37960 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 37960 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    10550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10550 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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