- Application deadline for PhD (MED) (Clinical Epidemiology) and tuition information can be found here.
- Application deadline for PhD (MED) (Community Health) and tuition information can be found here.
Master’s degree with thesis, in a related discipline from a university of recognized standing
Master’s degree without thesis, in a related discipline from a university of recognized standing, and evidence of thesis-equivalent research experience
Satisfactory completion of an undergraduate statistics course
Demonstration of English proficiency to Memorial University requirements:
- the completion of an undergraduate degree at a recognized university where the language of instruction is English
- the possession of satisfactory English testing scores.
Satisfactory appraisals from two referees
Written confirmation of acceptance by an eligible supervisor (including stipend support for four years, if applying for full time study).
For Community Health streams only
Satisfactory completion of MED6220, MED6270, MED6280 (or courses judged to be equivalent by the Admissions Committee). If this requirement is not met, these courses may be taken concurrently with the required degree stream courses, adding 9 credit hours.
Admission to the doctoral program is competitive and not all qualifying students are admitted to the program. The Division of Community Health and Humanities reserves the right to refuse admission to any applicant.
Transfer from MSc
Students with satisfactory academic performance in the first two semesters of the MSc Med (Clinical Epidemiology), MSc Med (Community Health) may transfer to the corresponding PhD program. Students with satisfactory performance in the first two semesters of the Master of Applied Health Services Research (thesis stream) may transfer to either PhD program.
Transfer is subject to written confirmation of acceptance by an eligible supervisor (including stipend support for three years, if applying for full time study).