Что я буду изучать?

This doctor of philosophy (PhD) program trains students in advanced research in health sciences, and provides them with the skills, content area expertise, and analytical and critical thinking capabilities required to pursue original research relevant to health. Consistent with the mandate and objectives of the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) mission, the program will introduce students to interdisciplinary approaches to research that will encourage them to develop cross-disciplinary research skills.

Areas of disciplinary emphasis in the faculty include: social science, epidemiology, biostatistics, policy analysis, ethics and laboratory-based biomedical science. Research areas in the faculty are interdisciplinary and include: global health; environmental health and toxicology; maternal and child health, epidemiology and disease prevention; chronic and infectious diseases; population and public health; mental health and addiction; social inequities and health outcomes; adolescent and child development; reproductive health; and health policy.

Program Requirements

Students complete all of

HSCI 902 - Interdisciplinary Seminar in Health Sciences I (3)
HSCI 903 - Interdisciplinary Seminar in Health Sciences II (3)

Candidates will normally register in HSCI 902 followed by HSCI 903 during their first year of residence. Students who entered the PhD program from the Faculty of Health Sciences master's programs (MPH, MSc), and who have completed HSCI 902 and 903 need not repeat the courses, provided that they achieve a grade of A- or higher in each.

It is expected that most students will be required to complete additional course work or directed studies which will be determined by the student, together with the supervisory committee. A student's annual progress report includes the course work plans, and must be approved by the Faculty of Health Sciences graduate studies committee on an annual basis.

In addition to the required courses shown above, and as soon as the student commences preparation for the comprehensive exam, the student will register in

HSCI 983 - Comprehensive Exam and Thesis Proposal (6)

Once thesis research commences, the student enrols in

HSCI 990 - Thesis Research (6)

When the student begins writing the thesis, they must register in

HSCI 998 - PhD Thesis Preparation and Defence (6)

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

Faculty of Health Sciences

Варианты обучения

Очная (3 лет)

CAN $1,946.94 per term
Начало обучения

Предполагаемое начало: Январь, Сентябрь 2022


Simon Fraser University

Burnaby campus,

8888 University Drive,


British Columbia (BC),

V5A 1S6, Canada

Вступительные требования

Для студентов, проживающих в Соединенных Штатах

Other English Language Requirements accepted: A minimum TOEFL score of 580 (paper-based).

Для иностранных студентов

The minimum University requirements for admission to a doctoral program are as follows.

  • a master's degree from a recognized university, or the equivalent, or
  • a bachelor's degree with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.33 scale) from a recognized university, or the equivalent, or
  • completion of at least 75% of the course work units required for the relevant department's master's program with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5. All graduate courses, whether completed at this university or another, shall be considered in the calculation.

Applicants normally will be required to achieve a minimum score of 7.0 on the International English Language Test System (IELTS - the academic NOT the general test) with a minimum of 6.5 in each section. The Test of English as a Foreign Language(TOEFL) may be used as an equivalent test provided a score of 93 or better is achieved with a minimum of 20 in each section (TOEFL-internet based exam), or TOEFL 580 and the Test of Written English(TWE) 5.0 (paper-based).

Требования к IELTS могут отличаться в зависимости от выбранного курса


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