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Health Informatics, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Many of the PhD graduates:
  • Assume leadership roles in informatics and health care
  • Conquer new knowledge through research and testing of theory
  • Contribute solutions that advance health care in a culturally diverse society
  • Translate research findings into practice and policy at multiple levels
  • Reflect an interdisciplinary perspective in research and scholarly endeavours
The program is built around our core interdisciplinary specializations:
  • Design and structure of health information systems
  • Implementation and evaluation of health information systems
  • Health information systems applications

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    39 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Theories in Health Informatics
  • Methods in Health Informatics
  • Health Informatics PhD Seminar
  • Candidacy Exam
  • Dissertation

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

To be considered for the admission, you need:

  • Successful completion of a graduate level statistics course prior to application
  • A Master’s degree in health informatics or related field from an accredited university 
  • International applicants must also submit GRE scores as part of their application

Additional requirements

  • Three letters of reference 
  • Letter of Intent (3 page limit) 
  • CV/resume
  • Sample publications or conference proceedings (if available) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6829 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6829 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5520 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5520 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Victoria

  • 1490 - 2100 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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