University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

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

Public Health Sciences: Bioethics (MHSc)

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Bioethics/Medical EthicsPublic Health, Other
Description The MHSc in Bioethics is a two-year, course-based program with no thesis requirement. It is conducted in modular format to allow high-achieving professionals to earn a master's degree without interrupting their careers. The program's interactive, problem-based learning approach provides students with knowledge and skills that can be applied to a variety of health, health care, and health research contexts. Expert faculty and guest lecturers help students bring theory and practice together to address real-world ethical challenges. Students interested in a research-stream program should consider the Collaborative Specialization in Bioethics.
Website: Public Health Sciences: Bioethics (MHSc) at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 87]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Normally, an appropriate bachelor's degree and a recognized degree in one of the health-care sciences (e.g., MD, BScN, BScOT, BScPT, BSW) or equivalent with a minimum mid-B average in the final year​ is required. Applicants from other disciplines are considered on an individual basis.​ The program favours individuals with outstanding academic credentials and demonstrated evidence of scholarly ability and personal maturity. Potential that the applicant will provide significant bioethics leadership in his or her home institution or local community upon completion of the MHSc in Bioethics.

* 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