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UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO - [UOFT], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1827Established Year
  88766Enrollment

Graduate Diploma (Health Research)

 2 years
 part time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto

$ 10,570 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Graduate Diploma in Health Research at the University of Toronto offers a 2-years (5 sessions) program.
  • This course is offered on a part-time basis.
  • This program provides a select group of medical students high-quality training in health research in order to understand, interpret, and apply the rapid changes in the scientific underpinnings of health care.
  • Through this course, the aim to engage medical students in health research with the intent to develop applicable knowledge and skills that will inform and support a future career in any field of health research.
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:19.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration2 years
Fees$ 18,571 for 2 years
Delivery TypePart Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Offered by School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto
Program Urlhttps://sgs.calendar.utoronto.ca/degree/Medical-Science

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be enrolled, and in good academic standing, in Year 1 of the MD program of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Toronto.
  • Applicants must submit the following:
    • a personal statement explaining their interest in the program
    • a description of a research project they are interested in
    • written confirmation of Good Standing in the MD program (letter from the program, signed by the Registrar or Vice-Dean)
    • undergraduate or graduate academic transcripts
  • Tests must have been taken within the last 24 months at the time of submission of their application.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

Indian students Eligibility:

Indias students must have:

  • Students must have Higher Secondary Certificate
  • or they must have Intermediate Certificate
  • or Pre-University Certificate


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Three Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 15


Scores Required

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

93 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$10570$7047
Health insurance$477$477
Total fees$11047$7524

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 3,700
Food$ 2,775
Transportation$ 980

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #13/ 600

Medicine [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • An immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • They must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
  • A visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student VISA:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
  • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
  • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
    • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD
    • Be registered at the University of Toronto as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms
    • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
  • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
    • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD
    • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 UDS
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.

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