Master of Science (MSc)

UBC - Master of Science

Welcome to the Master of Science (MSc) in population and public health

The Master of Science in Population and Public Health program teaches core knowledge and skills in epidemiological and biostatistical methods and allows students to gain research experience by applying methods to a thesis under the supervision of a faculty member.

Students can pursue thesis research in a wide variety of topics related to the health of populations and the delivery of health services. Our School and faculty have strong partnerships and affiliations with leading research centres and units in Canada and around the world.

The Master of Science can be taken full-time or part-time and is a 30-credit program with a required thesis. Students typically undertake the program across a two year study period which includes 5 required courses (22.5 credits) and one elective. Visit the program details page for more information on the courses and thesis requirements.

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