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School of Graduate Studies (2014/2015)
27.2 Graduate Diploma

The Faculty of Medicine offers a Graduate Diploma providing an opportunity for professionals and individuals within the health sector to obtain or upgrade their training in Community Health or Clinical Epidemiology.

27.2.1 Qualifications for Admission

To be admitted to the graduate diploma program a student must be eligible to register as a graduate student, as given under the General Regulations governing M.Sc. degrees. In special circumstances, and upon the recommendation of the Community Health, or Clinical Epidemiology Co-ordinator, a suitable combination of training and professional experience relevant to the program may be acceptable for admission.

27.2.2 Program Requirements

A graduate diploma in Community Health requires successful completion of MED 6220, MED 6270, 3 electives, and 2 semester-length seminar courses (MED 6400-6401).

A graduate diploma in Clinical Epidemiology requires successful completion of MED 6262 or MED 6200, 6250, and 6255 and the completion of a minimum of two of the Clinical Epidemiology seminar courses: Medicine 6400-6403 Research Seminars for M.Sc. Student I-IV.

27.2.3 Graduate Courses
  • 6070 Seminars in Physiological Instrumentation
  • 6075 Human Physiology, Performance and Safety in Extreme Environments (HSPE)
  • 6090-6101 Special Topics
  • 6102 Critical Theory in Health and Society
  • 6103-6119 Special Topics
  • 6127 Immunology I
  • 6128 Immunology II (prerequisite: Medicine 6127)
  • 613A/B Advanced Immunological Methods (same as the former 6130)
  • 6131-6139 Special Topics
  • 6140 Basic Cardiovascular and Renal Physiology
  • 6141 Cardiovascular/Renal Techniques
  • 6142 Selected Topics in Cardiovascular and Renal Physiology
  • 6143 Cardiovascular Anatomy
  • 6144 Current Concepts in Cardiovascular and Renal Pathophysiology
  • 6180 Structure, Function and Pharmacology of Muscle
  • 6190 General Pharmacology
  • 6192 Pharmacology of Receptors and Receptor Effector Coupling Processes
  • 6193 Advanced Topics in Neuroscience
  • 6194 Advanced Topics in Physiology
  • 6195 Neurobiology of Nervous System Diseases
  • 6196 Systems Neuroscience
  • 6197 Cellular Neuroscience
  • 6198 Neuroanatomy for Graduate Students (accelerated format)
  • 6199 Health Sciences: Writing and Grantsmanship
  • 6200 Biostatistics I (credit may be obtained for only one of MED 6200 or MED 6262)
  • 6220 Introduction to Community Health
  • 6250 Basic Clinical Epidemiology
  • 6255 Clinical Research Design
  • 6260 Applied Data Analysis for Clinical Epidemiology
  • 6262 Biostatistics in Clinical Medicine (credit may be obtained for only one of MED 6200 or MED 6262)
  • 6263 Conducting and Publishing Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
  • 6265 Genetics and Clinical Epidemiology
  • 6270 Epidemiology I
  • 6274 Chronic Disease Epidemiology
  • 6275 Epidemiology II
  • 6276 Current Topics in Canada's Health Care System
  • 6277 Issues in Northern, Rural and Remote Health in Canada
  • 6278 Advanced Biostatistics for Health Research
  • 6279 Quantitative Methods for Applied Health Research
  • 6280 Community Health Research Methods
  • 6281 Theory and Approaches to Medical Publication
  • 6282 Canadian Health Care System
  • 6284 Research and Evaluation Design and Methods
  • 6286 Ethical Foundations of Applied Health Research
  • 6288 Policy and Decision Making
  • 6290 Determinants of Health: Healthy Public Policy
  • 6292 Qualitative and Quantitative Methods for Health Services Research
  • 6293 Knowledge Transfer and Research Uptake
  • 6294 Advanced Qualitative Methods
  • 6295 Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • 6296 Residency
  • 6297 Theories of Social Justice in Health
  • 6340 Research Topics in Cancer I
  • 6341 Research Topics in Cancer II
  • 6342 Basic Principles of the Pathology of Cancer
  • 6390 Human Population Genetics
  • 6391 Selected Topics in Human Genetics
  • 6392 Applied Human Genetics
  • 6393 Human Molecular Genetics
  • 6394 Cancer Genetics
  • 6395 Genetic Epidemiology
  • 6400 Research Seminars for M.Sc. Students I (one-credit hour)
  • 6401 Research Seminars for M.Sc. Students II (one-credit hour)
  • 6402 Research Seminars for M.Sc. Students III (one-credit hour)
  • 6403 Research Seminars for M.Sc. Students IV (one-credit hour)
  • 6410 Research Seminars for Ph.D. Students I (one-credit hour)
  • 6411 Research Seminars for Ph.D. Students II (one-credit hour)
  • 6412 Research Seminars for Ph.D. Students III (one-credit hour)
  • 6413 Research Seminars for Ph.D. Students IV (one-credit hour)
  • 6420 Medical Science/Social Responsibility in Health Care: Aspects of Medical History (same as History 6125)
  • 6580 Molecular Biology of Cancer (prerequisites: Biology 4241, Biochemistry 4100 [or equivalent])
  • 6590 Molecular Biology I (cross-listed as Biology 6590 and credit-restricted with Biochemistry 6590) prerequisites: Biology 4241 (or equivalent)
  • 6591 Molecular Biology II (cross-listed as Biology 6591 and credit-restricted with the former Biochemistry 6591) prerequisites: Biology 4241 (or equivalent)
  • 6900 Medical Geography I - Introduction to Geographic Information Science and Spatial Analysis in Health
  • 6901 Medical Geography II - Geospatial Analysis and Modelling in Health prerequisite: 6900