Memorial University of Newfoundland - Faculty of Medicine

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School:Memorial University of Newfoundland - Faculty of Medicine
Field of Study:Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counselling
Description:The Division of Community Health and Humanities offers comprehensive graduate programs leading to a Diploma in Community Health, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Faculty interests include community health, epidemiology, socio-behavioural health, biostatistics, health services utilization, health policy, and health promotion.

Participants in the program develop strong research skills and gain knowledge through core courses and research seminars. A visiting speaker program provides an opportunity for scientific exchange with researchers from other institutions across Canada and elsewhere. There is also a strong journal club organized by the graduate students. Students are required to write a thesis on a topic relevant to Community Health under the direction of a supervisor.
URL:Community Health at Memorial University of Newfoundland - Faculty of Medicine
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,199
Careers:Addiction CounsellorsFamily, Marriage and Other Related CounsellorsCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Admission into the programme requires a minimum of a second class standing in a baccalaureate degree (in some circumstances, a professional equivalent qualification will be considered). Students are expected to have taken at least one basic university-level statistics course. Students in the MSc and PhD programs are required to work under the supervision of a member of the Division’s faculty and it is the student’s responsibility to identify and seek the approval of an appropriate faculty member. It is recommended that potential students contact possible supervisors as early as possible in the application procedure.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 16, 2012