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2016-2017 Graduate Academic Calendar 
2016-2017 Graduate Academic Calendar [ARCHIVED CALENDAR]

Health Sciences, MHSc - Health Informatics field

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Degree requirements for the Master of Health Sciences (MHSc) program are listed below. For general program information, admission requirements, graduate faculty lists and/or details on part-time options, see Health Sciences .

Degree requirements

To earn the MHSc degree, students are required to complete a program of study worth 30 credits, typically 15 course credits and a thesis or 21 course credits and a major project. All MHSc students must complete HLSC 5010G - Research in the Health Sciences  and either HLSC 5096G - MHSc Thesis in Health Sciences  or HLSC 5097G - MHSc Graduate Project in Health Sciences .

Students in the thesis option must complete an additional three elective courses, at least two of which chosen from the list of designated electives included below. Students in the project option must complete an additional five electives, at least three of which chosen from the list of designated electives below.

In consultation with a research supervisor and supervisory committee, if applicable, the thesis or major project topic is identified and the proposal is developed during the first year of study. In the second year of study, the thesis research or major project is completed. Thesis-based students must pass an oral examination. Students who complete a major project will present their work at one or more professional forums.

Health Informatics field

Students who select the Health Informatics field are required to complete HLSC 5050G - Patient Journey Modelling .

Course listing


* Students must be registered in both HLSC 5070G  and HLSC 5071G  to receive elective credit for these courses.

Course descriptions for the undergraduate courses listed above can be found in the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Academic Calendar and Course Catalogue.

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