Public Health and Health Systems - MSc (Water) at Waterloo

At a glance:

Minimum admission requirements

  • Successful completion of a four-year Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with a minimum 75% average. The Bachelor's degree will normally be in the biological sciences, behavioural health, health, public health, or social sciences.
  • A letter indicating reasons for pursuing graduate studies.
  • For students applying to the School of Public Health and Health Systems (SPHHS), the undergraduate experience including coursework in one or more of the behavioural, biological, developmental, health, or social sciences is advantageous, given the multidisciplinary nature of the program. Students should also have a suitable background in research design and statistics to meet prerequisite standards for all graduate level courses.
  • Two references, preferably from faculty members 
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 100 (writing 26, speaking 26), IELTS 7.5 (writing 7.0, speaking 7.0)

Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs

  • Canadian and permanent resident students, full-time: $2,254.00 tuition and $42.80 incidental fees per term (as of fall 2019)
  • International students, full-time: $8,490.00 tuition and $42.80 incidental fees per term (as of fall 2019)
  • Study and living costs

Application deadline

  • January 15, 2020 (for admission in September 2020)