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McMaster University - Faculty of Health Sciences

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

Nursing (Thesis-based)

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Description Master's level graduates will be able to function as associate investigators in their selected area of interest. With their increased knowledge of the theoretical basis of practice, they will be able to play a role in evolving health care systems. For the Thesis-Based master's degree, students will: demonstrate the ability to apply advanced scientific theory to their professional practice; demonstrate knowledge of appropriate clinical research methods, including the development of clinical measures and the determination of clinical and program efficacy; complete four required and at least one additional approved half courses; complete and defend a thesis arising from a health care issue.
Website: Nursing (Thesis-based) at McMaster University - Faculty of Health Sciences
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
National:$8,623.17

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program, and includes supplementary fees.
Requirements
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0]

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 92 (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 7.0. 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.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to submit two academic and one clinical reference, a confidential letter from one person who has known them in a professional context, a personal essay responding to the 5 questions to provide us with insight into their motivation and interest in the MScN program, and a Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications and funded research grants). Please visit the website for complete details.

* 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