Admission Requirements

For students pursuing this Major module in a Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) degree:

The 1000-level half courses listed below must each be completed with a mark of at least 60%:

The courses below must be completed with a minimum mark of 60% in each (unless otherwise indicated) prior to admission to the Major module in Year 3. These courses will also be used towards the Module requirements.

For students pursuing this Major module in a degree other than a Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) degree:

The 1000-level half courses listed below must each be completed with a mark of at least 60%:

The following must be completed by the end of second year, with a mark of at least 60% in each half course:

Major in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Module: 6.0 courses

Honors Specialization in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Module: 11.0 courses

  • 0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A
  • 0.5 course: Chemistry 2213A/B
  • 0.5 course from: Biology 2244A/B or Statistical Sciences 2244A/B
  • 1.5 courses: Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382B, Biology 2581B
  • 0.5 course: Epidemiology 2200A/B, or the former Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2200A/B, Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3300B
  • 1.0 course from the Social Science Subject List (see below)
  • 0.5 course: Biostatistics 3100A with a mark of at least 70%
  • 0.5 course: Biostatistics 3110B
  • 1.0 course: Epidemiology 3200A and Epidemiology 3500A with marks of at least 70% in each
  • 2.0 courses: Epidemiology 3210B, Epidemiology 4310A, Epidemiology 4320A, Epidemiology 4500B
  • 1.0 course from: Biostatistics 4115B, Epidemiology 3315B, Epidemiology 4600A, Epidemiology 4615B
  • 1.5 course: Epidemiology and Biostatistics 4900E (Research Project = 1.5 courses)

Social Science Subject List: Students must complete 1.0 senior course from one of the subject areas below (e.g. 1.0 course in Economics) and it is recommended that this 1.0 course be selected from the number range specified for the subject area. Note that (i) two half courses from two different subject areas will not satisfy this requirement, and (ii) some courses may require a prerequisite.

Anthropology (2200 or above), Economics (2100 or above), First Nations (2100 or above), Geography (2200 or above), History (2200 or above), Political Science (2230 or above), Psychology (2100 or above, with the exception of Psychology 2800E, Psychology 2810 and Psychology 2820E), or Sociology (2200 or above).