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UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH - [UOFG], GUELPH, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Guelph, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1964Established Year
  29500Enrollment

Graduate Diploma (Public Health)

 8 months
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 10,256 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The University of Guelph offers a Graduate Diploma in Public Health for a duration of 8 months.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  • This program prepares students for careers addressing the present and future needs of public health in Ontario and across the world.
  • Graduates will emerge as influential leaders at the local, national, and international levels committed to improving quality of life by protecting and promoting community health.
  • In this course, students will be the focus on:
    • Epidemiology
    • Public Health Policy and Administration
    • Environmental Public Health
    • Zoonotic Foodborne and Waterborne Diseases
    • Infectious Diseases
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program are 1:17.
  • University is located in Guelph, one of the 10 best places to live in Canada.
  • With more than $80 million annually in research funding, it is one of Canada's most research-intensive universities.
  • The total strength of the university is 29,507 students. As per the record, the number of enrolments has been increasing rapidly due to which the university decided to expand its campus area and develop more faculty buildings.
  • More than 1,200 international students come from all over the world to study at Guelph.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration8 months
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://graduatestudies.uoguelph.ca/sites/default/files/2020_Public%20Health.pdf

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants have a 4-year honors degree and two letters of reference are required.
  • Strong interest in public health must be demonstrated through a one-page statement and a resume outlining past public health exposure.
  • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The students must have completed 10th and intermediate i.e 12th grade which has the minimum with 60% marks.
  • The minimum qualification required to attend this program is a higher secondary school certificate.


Required Document List

Required Documents are:

  • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
  • Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
  • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and volunteer experience.
  • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL result scores is to be submitted.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

89 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

60 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/head

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board$ 12,000
Meals$ 4,762

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

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

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • The University of Guelph does not issue study permits.
  • To study in Canada, all students must apply for a study permit, either at the Canadian visa office for their country, at a Visa Application Centre, or online.
  • Considered for a study permit, students' application will need to include a letter of acceptance from the University of Guelph, proof of citizenship, and proof of funds for one academic year.
  • The University of Guelph and Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) expect international students to have enough funds for the duration of their study in Canada, especially during their first year.
  • The issuance of a study permit is strongly based on students' ability to finance their education.
  • The study permit is usually issued for the duration of the students’ academic programs.
  • Students will not be allowed to register for courses at the University of Guelph if students do not have a valid study permit.

Work Study

  • Students must maintain a minimum semester credit weight of 1.5 (1.0 for students with permanent disabilities) or registered in full-time studies for graduate students for the entire length of the Work-Study position.
  • Students must be approved for Work-Study by the Student Awards Office before they can apply for jobs through Experience Guelph.
  • Students must have a valid social insurance number.
  • In order to hold to the integrity and intent of the program, it is recommended that students do not work more than 10-15 hours per week.
  • Students are not permitted to hold two Work-Study jobs at the same time.

Career and Placement after Course

  • Health Promotion
  • Infection Control
  • Program Evaluation


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