University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Medicine
Office of the Registrar, Medical Sciences Building, Room 2306, 1 King's College Circle
Toronto, ON
Canada M5S 1A8

Social Science and Health

Program Information
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, GeneralSocial Sciences, Other
Description This PhD degree program with a Social Science and Health Specialization (SSH) focuses on the application of social science theory and methodology to research on health, illness and health care. Faculty involved in the degree program come from a range of social science backgrounds, including sociology, psychology, human geography, criminology and health policy. This program also participates and encourages participation in a variety of interdisciplinary graduate collaborative programs, such as Addiction Studies, Aging and the Life Course, Women’s Studies and Bioethics
Website: Social Science and Health at University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 80
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* 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: July 28, 2012