Doctoral applicants will normally have a Master's degree in epidemiology or related discipline, with a first class standing, (A-) and have demonstrated research competency (usually through a research-based thesis). Applicants may contact the department (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a description of your degree (including names of epidemiology courses taken and marks) in order to determine whether it is considered a related discipline.
We require all Ph.D. program applicants to contact a potential supervisor before applying.
Doctoral students will enter the program with a Supervisor who has already indicated a willingness to guide the student through the entire program, including course work, comprehensives and the thesis. The Supervisor is also responsible for organizing funding for four years. Admission to the Doctoral program will be contingent upon a review by an Admissions Committee and formal acceptance by the Supervisor. Students who have not contacted a Supervisor prior to the admissions process will be contacted by a member of the admissions committee to assist in making a match with appropriate faculty. Normally, all prospective students will be interviewed by PhD admissions committee.