PhD in Community Health & Epidemiology in Canada at Dal U




University Dalhousie University (Dal U)
Location: Halifax, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia, Canada
Type Public
Program Type Thesis-based
Program Delivary On campus
Language English
Program Duration 4 years
Students 20,380
Learn more about PhD in Community Health & Epidemiology in Halifax, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Detailed Information of PhD in Community Health & Epidemiology in Canada at Dalhousie University

Program Overview for PhD in Community Health & Epidemiology in Canada:

Today’s complex health issues call for a new generation of PhD level researchers who possess both depth and breadth in epidemiology. As a PhD student in epidemiology and applied health research, you will develop deep expertise in a specialized area in one of three domains in applied health research disciplines:

  • epidemiology and biostatistics
  • patient and population health
  • health services and outcomes

Seek academic rigor and real world relevance

You will master theories, methodological concepts, and substantive knowledge integral to all three domains. To realize this vision, during four years of the program, you will undertake a variety of learning experiences, including:

  • coursework
  • a placement in a clinical, governmental, or non-governmental setting
  • a comprehensive examination
  • a dissertation

The eligibility for PhD in Community Health & Epidemiology in Canada for both domestic and international student is:

For PhD you need:

  • First-class thesis Master’s degree or its equivalent
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B average) in the last 60 credit hours of study
  • Degree granted by university of recognized standing
  • Most candidates for admission to a doctoral program possess a Master's Degree. Direct entry to some programs is possible for those with exceptional academic standing

Start communicating with faculty members at the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology. Identify a supervisor who is willing to support you educationally and, if you do not obtain outside support, financially.

Other Application Documents you need:

  1. Official Transcripts
  2. Letter of recommendation (2)
  3. Updated CV/Resume
  4. Statement of Purpose

N.B: Most universities have specific international admission requirements based on different education systems.

These are the test eligibilities for the PhD in Community Health & Epidemiology to qualify.

The English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements for PhD in Community Health & Epidemiology in Canada: are:

N.B: ELP is not mandatory for all international students. You could apply without ELP if your previous degree's medium of instruction were in English. Students of Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, for example, are not required to take the ELP test.

The scholarships available for the PhD in Community Health & Epidemiology are:

The international student tuition fees and costs for PhD in Community Health & Epidemiology in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees C$115.00
Tuition Fees Click Tuition fee
Living Cost C$10,800.00/year
(C$900.00/month)
Student Earning C$16,064.00/year
You will earn C$16,064.00/year by working (20h/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 12.55/h) + (40h/week * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 12.55/h) at minimum wage of $12.55/hour.

The domestic student tuition fees and costs for PhD in Community Health & Epidemiology in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees C$115.00
Tuition Fees Click Tuition fee
Living Cost C$10,800.00/year
(C$900.00/month)
Student Earning C$16,064.00/year
This is just an estimate. You don't have any work hour limit. You will earn C$16,064.00/year by working (20h/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 12.55/h) + (40h/week * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 12.55/h) at minimum wage of $12.55/hour.

Looking for a way to fund your MSc or PhD and further your research? Explore all your options—whether you apply for a Dalhousie scholarship or an external research grant.

Internal funding:

Scholarships and fellowships
As a graduate student in excellent standing, you're eligible to apply for a number of funding opportunities through the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Whether it’s a departmental scholarship or a university-wide scholarship, the Faculty of Graduate Studies has your future in mind.

Bursaries
And don't forget about bursaries. As a graduate student, you're eligible to apply for bursaries at any time. 

Research assistant positions
You may also consider applying for a research assistant position. Individual faculty members who have funding from grants will occasionally offer these positions. Interested? Get in touch with the faculty member you're interested in working with.

For General Inquires:

Address:
Department of Community Health and Epidemiology
Centre for Clinical Research
5790 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3H 1V7

Phone: 902-494-3860
Fax: 902-494-1597
Email: che@dal.ca

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