Doctoral Degrees

Multidisciplinary PhDs offered in four fields that expose students to the full breadth and depth of public health.

PhD: Biostatistics

Graduates from the Biostatistics Division will be well suited to work as independent researchers within a university setting, and to take a leadership or supervisory role in university research institutes, government departments, hospitals, pharmaceutical/health corporations, and other health agencies such as cancer research units.

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PhD: Epidemiology

This program aims to develop excellent epidemiologists, able to work, teach and conduct research on contributors to health; disease, disability and death; and effective measures of prevention.

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PhD: Occupational and Environmental Health

Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) is recognized as one of the major, integral fields of study in public health. Its focus is on the physical environment, both natural and built, as a determinant of health. The term “occupational and environmental health” recognizes the unique and overlapping aspects of the workplace and community environments as health determinants.

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PhD: Social and Behavioural Health Sciences

The PhD course of study includes a set of common requirements with flexibility to enable the student to pursue a unique learning experience tailored to his/her learning needs and research problem focus. The program permits students to pursue their area of interest from different levels of understanding and theoretical perspectives.

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