How to apply
The MSc in Epidemiology specializing in Biostatistics program is administered under the rules and regulations of the School of Graduate Studies applications are accepted under these applications.
Step 1: Review the admissions requirements
MSc in Epidemiology specializing in Biostatistics applicants will have a Honours undergraduate degree, with an overall minimum average of 75%. Applicants to the program will normally have an Honours BSc degree in all disciplines such as statistics, mathematics, biology, life sciences, health science or economics.
Full time students are accepted into the program for a September start date each year, Applications will continue to be accepted until the program is full. Early submission offers a better chance of receiving funding.
Please note that if you are an applicant who is a graduate or current student of Queen's, at the undergraduate or graduate level, you do not need to send transcripts. Your student record from Queen's will be accessed by the admission's committee. For any degrees earned outside of Queen's, please ensure that you arrange for two official transcripts to be sent to the School of Graduate Studies at the address below from the issuing university
School of Graduate Studies
Gordon Hall Room 425
74 Union Street
Canada, K7L 3N6
Transcripts in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by an English or French translation provided by the institution issuing the transcript.
Photocopied transcripts or those printed from a university website are not permitted.
Degree and graduation certificates must be included if the transcript does not indicate the type of degree and date granted.
Transcripts submitted with applications become the property of Queen's University, are subject to verification, are not available for copying and will not be returned to the applicant.
All required test scores must be received directly from the testing agency, before your application is complete.
English Language Comprehension
International students from a non-English speaking university and students with English as a second language will need to complete a TOEFL assessment.
The following English Language Proficiency tests results are accepted by the School of Graduate Studies:
TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-based Test)
For an overall minimum score of 88 (out of 120)
Applicants must have the minimum score in each test, as well as the minimum overall score.
Any applicant whose first language is not English, but who, within the 12 month period prior to the month of application, has studies for at least one complete year at a post-secondary institution where English is the official language of instruction, may submit with their application a request to be exempted from the English language proficiency test requirement. The Director of Admissions, School of Graduate Studies, will review the request. The applicant will be informed of the results of the review.
Paying the Application
If, at any point, you would like to confirm completion of your application, please contact the MSc in Epidemiology specializing in Biostatistics Graduate Assistant.