Program Schedule

Classes will take place on the UBC Vancouver campus. You can read more about the courses here and you can view the program requirements here. Samples of recommended schedules are available below:

2018 Onwards

Term I
(Sept to Dec)
Term II
(Jan to Apr)
Term III
(May to Aug)
Term IV
(Sept to Dec)
Term V
(Jan to Apr)
SPPH 400:
Statistics for Health Research
SPPH 500:
Analytic Methods in Epidemiological Research
DL elective(s) can be taken SPPH 504:
Application of Epidemiological Methods
SPPH 508:
Practicum
SPPH 502:
Epidemiological Methods I
SPPH 503:
Epidemiological Methods II
SPPH 508:
Practicum
SPPH 527 (Core Elective)
Social Determinants of Health
SPPH 522:
Topics in Environmental Health
SPPH 525:
Issues and Concepts in Public Health
SPPH 540:
Program Planning and Evaluation
SPPH 542: (Core Elective)
Canadian Health Policy
SPPH 540:
Program Planning and Evaluation
SPPH 553:
Foundations of Public Health Computing
Elective
Elective Elective

2013-2017

Term I
(Sept to Dec)
Term II
(Jan to Apr)
Term III
(May to Aug)
Term IV
(Sept to Dec)
Term V
(Jan to Apr)
SPPH 400:
Statistics for Health Research
SPPH 500:
Analytic Methods in Epidemiological Research
DL elective(s) can be taken * SPPH 526 DL:
Leadership In Public Health
* SPPH 526:
Leadership In Public Health
SPPH 502:
Epidemiological Methods I
SPPH 503:
Epidemiological Methods II
* SPPH 508:
Practicum
Elective * SPPH 508:
Practicum
SPPH 524:
Biology of Public Health Diseases
SPPH 540:
Program Planning and Evaluation OR
SPPH 547:
Health Care Priority Setting
Elective
SPPH 525:
Issues in Public Health
Elective
Elective
* SPPH 508 (Practicum) may be taken in Term III, Term IV, or part-time in terms III-IV or terms IV-V after completion of SPPH 400, 502, 524, and 525. However, it is highly recommended that students with limited work experience do their practicum before taking SPPH 526. Students must complete their practicum prior to one week before the end of their final courses in order for the practicum period to be student loan-eligible.

Depending on the timing of the practicum, the program may or may not require a fourth term.

 

Term I
(Sept to Dec)
Term II
(Jan to Apr)
Term III
(May to Aug)
Term IV
(Sept to Dec)
Term V
(Jan to Apr)
SPPH 400:
Statistics for Health Research
SPPH 500:
Analytic Methods in Epidemiological Research
DL elective(s) can be taken SPPH 526 DL:
Leadership In Public Health
* SPPH 508:
Practicum
SPPH 502:
Epidemiological Methods I
SPPH 503:
Epidemiological Methods II
* SPPH 508:
Practicum
Elective
SPPH 524:
Biology of Public Health Diseases
SPPH 540 DL:
Program Planning and Evaluation OR
SPPH 547 DL:
Health Care Priority Setting
Elective
SPPH 525 DL:
Issues in Public Health
Elective Elective
* SPPH 508 (Practicum) may be taken in Term III, Term IV, or part-time in terms III-IV or terms IV-V after completion of SPPH 400, 502, 524, and 525. However, it is highly recommended that students with limited work experience do their practicum before taking SPPH 526. Students must complete their practicum prior to one week before the end of their final courses in order for the practicum period to be student loan-eligible.

Depending on the timing of the practicum, the program may or may not require a fourth term.