Master of Science in Health Science

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Master of Science in Health Science
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Department of Health Sciences offers an on-campus, thesis-based, Master of Health Sciences (MHSc) program that is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skill to undertake a supervised research study in a relevant area of concern, within the broad definition of health
  • Completion of specific required courses, followed by selection of relevant elective courses, allows students to develop both breadth and depth in an area of research interest
  • The structure of the program allows students to complete elective courses in research methods and/or in a discipline-based area of interest
  • Applicants must choose a specialization as part of their Master of Health Sciences program: 
    • Epidemiology
    • Indigenous and Northern Health
    • Gerontology
    • Social-Ecological Systems, Sustainability and Health
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1328020 INR
Hostel & Meals636064 INR
Insurance36723 INR
Ancillary Fee42554 INR
Activity Fee (Residence)2887 INR
Total718228 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must have a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent with at least second class standing (B) based on their last 20 half courses or equivalent
  • An applicant holding a degree other than one in the discipline area to which admission is sought will be considered on the basis of courses taken and academic standing. A Qualifying Year at the undergraduate level may be required to meet the admission standards
ExamsTOEFL: 100


PTE: 58
  • With no component score of less than 50

Additional info
  • English language requirement will be waived for applicants who have studied in an English school system for more than three years
  • Students may be required to take an examination, such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Preference is given to applicants who have successfully completed research methods courses (e.g., statistics, qualitative inquiry, epidemiology, research methods)
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