McMaster University - Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8N 3Z5

Rehabilitation Science (Thesis-based)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Rehabilitation Science
Description The MSc Thesis-based option in the Rehabilitation Science Program provides training that will develop knowledge, appraisal and evaluation skills. Students study and apply theory, research design, analysis methods to a Rehabilitation Science research thesis. Students are prepared to assume future leadership roles in health.
Website: Rehabilitation Science (Thesis-based) at McMaster University - Faculty of Health Sciences
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program, and includes supplementary fees.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Applicants whose native language is not English will be required to submit an official copy of their TOEFL score, or other evidence of competency in English is required. A minimum TOEFL (iBT) score of 100 (580 on the paper-based TOEFL test or 237 on the computer-based TOEFL test) is needed for the Faculty of Health Sciences. Students taking the IELTS are required to achieve a minimum score of 6.5 with a minimum score of 5.5 in each category. Students taking the MELAB are required to achieve a minimum score of 85. Equivalent scores on other recognized tests may also be considered. Each of these scores are only valid for 2 years. Students who have completed an Academic ESL program through Canadian academic institutions may petition to have this considered in lieu of TOEFL. Applicants may be exempted from this requirement if they have completed a university degree at which English is the language of instruction. These test results need to be less than 2 years old.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to submit two (2) academic references (applicants have the option of providing one (1) work-related reference in addition to two (2) academic references), an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a letter (maximum two (2) pages) outlining the proposed training plan (supervisor and research area), research interests and experience, and, long term career goals.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: October 31, 2016