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Degree

Master of Science in Epidemiology (Thesis)

master

Degree

Master of Science in Epidemiology (Thesis)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $19,154 CAD

  • Application fee

    $126 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    3 out of 4

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-December-2021 2021-12-01
Fall-September 01-December-2022 2022-12-01

Overview

Master of Science in Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of health and disease. 

It is a basic science for clinical medicine, public health, and health services research. 

McGill's graduate programs have been offered since the 1960s and are known for their strong quantitative and methodological content, as applied to a variety of health areas. 

The university offers education and research training in the etiology, management and prevention of diseases, and the promotion of health. 

Areas of existing strength include clinical epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, cancer, cardiovascular, respiratory, perinatal, environmental, and occupational epidemiology; clinical trials, and health services research. 

Newly emerging areas of expertise include social epidemiology, public and population health, infectious diseases, neuroepidemiology, psychiatric epidemiology, global health, clinical and health research informatics, genetic, and molecular epidemiology.

Graduates with a Master’s degree will be qualified for positions as research associates in:

industry, government and academic research institutes, and in other agencies and organizations where competencies in study design, research project management, data analysis, and knowledge translation are highly sought after.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$25,813

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,912
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,659
Tuition 1 person $19,154

Hourly wage

Min wage

14.25 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Resume/Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Letters Of Reference
  • Personal Statement
  • Interview

Language requirements

GRE
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GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
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TOEFL

100
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Academic background and requirement

  • A Bachelor's degree in a related area
  • A minimum CGPA of 3.0/4.0و or at least 3.2/4.0 over last two years of study
  • Proof of quantitative proficiency such as good grades in undergraduate-level courses in differential or integral calculus or in statistics

Career opportunities

  • Infection Control Epidemiologist
  • Pharmaceutical Epidemiologist
  • Medical Epidemiologist
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiologist
  • Field Epidemiologist
  • Molecular Epidemiologist
  • Veterinary Epidemiologist

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