The master of science (MSc) in Health Sciences program offered by Simon Fraser University is rigorous and rewarding, preparing students for careers in a variety of fields in public health.
Our faculty specializes in global health, environmental and occupational health, toxicology, maternal and child health, epidemiology and biostatistics, health promotion and disease prevention, infectious diseases, chronic diseases and aging, mental health and substance use, social inequities and health, adolescent and child development, reproductive health, and health policy.
FHS courses and directed research experiences cover health issues from the level of cells, organisms, systems, communities and populations, encompassing and transcending strictly individual or clinical perspectives.
- Interdisciplinary Seminar in Health Sciences
- A minimum of two electives approved by supervisor
- Students must complete a thesis proposal and a thesis
- 24 months
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- a bachelor’s degree from SFU or its equivalent from a recognized institution
- a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.33 scale, or 3.33 on a 4.33 scale (B+) based on the last 60 credits of undergraduate courses. All graduate work is also considered.
- submitted evidence, usually references from qualified referees, of the applicant’s ability to undertake advanced studies in the area of interest.
- proof of English Language proficiency
- In exceptional circumstances, a student may be admitted with lower formal qualifications when there is significant experience relevant to the proposed area of scholarship.
International12150 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2025 CAD per credit during 24 months.
National12150 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2025 CAD per credit during 24 months.
Cost: $1,871/term x 6 terms = $11,228 minimum total tuition, plus $405/term in ancillary fees.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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