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 - Health Research Approaches 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.
* 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 Undergraduate Academic Calendar and Course Catalogue.