Admission requirements

Applicants wishing to be admitted to the Master of Health Ethics program are required:

  • To have an undergraduate degree from a university of recognized standing with at least a "B+” (75%) average.
  • To meet the Memorial University English proficiency requirements (the completion of an undergraduate degree at a recognized university where the language of instruction is English or the possession of satisfactory English testing scores).
  • To complete a pre-requisite course: An undergraduate philosophy course with substantial emphasis on moral theory (e.g. an introductory course in moral philosophy).
  • To provide satisfactory appraisals from two referees.
  • To submit a sample of written work in moral theory, bioethics, or ethics more generally construed. This could be a paper submitted for your prerequisite course (described above).

Admission to the Master of Health Ethics program is competitive and not all qualifying applicants are admitted. The Population Health and Applied Health Sciences reserves the right to refuse admission to any applicant.