Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Description:The only doctoral program in Canada dedicated to researching rural and northern health issues. Enhance and promote the quality and quantity of research focused on rural and northern health.
URL:Rural and Northern Health at Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Areas of Research:Aboriginal health, cancer epidemiology, children’s health, Francophone health, health administration, health policy, health promotion, health services, environmental health, mental health, occupational health, population health, and program evaluation.
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,582

Cost per year is for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 570] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]
Application Notes : For admission to a degree program, a student must meet one of the language requirements listed below in addition to the academic requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (minimum score: 230 computer-based, 570 paper-based, 88 Internet-based); International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic)(minimum score: 6.5); Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) (minimum score: 80); Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Assessment Test (minimum score: 70, with 60 in writing proficiency); Cambridge English Proficiency (minimum result: C); Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE) (minimum score: 60); Three years of full time senior-level studies in an English-language secondary school or post-secondary institution (official documents required) (evaluated on an individual basis; at the Admissions Committee's discretion); or Laurentian EAP Level 3 exam with a score of 70% or higher.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference

* 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 September 15, 2022