University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
65/63 St George Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M5S 2Z9

Public Health Sciences: Social and Behavioural Health Sciences

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Behavioral Sciences
Description The PhD program prepares students for research and academic careers. Fieldwork and research enhance theoretical studies and expose students to the full breadth and depth of their public health science disciplines. Applicants apply and may be admitted to one of the following fields: Biostatistics Epidemiology Occupational and Environmental Health Social and Behavioural Health Sciences The PhD program may be completed on a full-time or flexible-time basis. With the approval of the graduate chair, some applicants may be admitted to a flexible-time PhD program. This program will benefit mature students with career obligations, and applicants must demonstrate that they are practising professionals. Degree requirements for the flexible-time program are identical to those for the full-time PhD program. Students are required to register full-time for the first four years of their program, after which they may register part-time. A plan of study and research activities will be negotiated at initial registration, to be reviewed and updated annually.
Website: Public Health Sciences: Social and Behavioural Health Sciences at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Enrolment #: 45
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
A Master's degree in a public health science-related discipline from a recognized university, with a minimum A- standing is required. Demonstrated educational and/or professional experience that indicates a capacity to undertake research-oriented doctoral studies. .

* 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: November 26, 2017