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As part of the School of Public Health and Health Systems, you will be immersed in leading research, and gain the skills to tackle some of the biggest health concerns of today. Beside our leading researchers, you will learn how to integrate perspectives from multiple disciplines as well as discover how to use research to design, implement, and evaluate health programs, policies and services.

The application deadline for fall enrolment is January 15.

Student stories 

As part of her doctoral research, Lesley Johnston is investigating ways in which community well-being in Mongolia and Zambia are affected by Canadian-sponsored mining operations.

Learn more about Lesley and other students in the School of Public Health and Health Systems on our graduate students profile page

Lesley Johnston

Direct Entry to PhD

Are you an undergrad thinking about a PhD?

We offer a direct entry into our PhD program for outstanding students with a BSc degree or equivalent and have exceptional academic and research performance. Details here. 

Fast-Track to a PhD

Did you know?

We offer a fast-track option to exceptional students wishing to go on to do a PhD. If you start your MSc and decide that a PhD is for you - you have the option to enrol straight into your PhD. Allowing you to complete your doctoral degree with fewer courses, and less time to completion. Details here.