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 Health Informatics program at University of Victoria, British Columbia 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
Programme StructureCourses include
- Theories in Health Informatics
- Methods in Health Informatics
- Health Informatics PhD Seminar
- Candidacy Exam
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesPublic Health Health Sciences Health Informatics View 5 other PhDs in Public Health in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- If you have a Master’s degree in a field other than health informatics, and you are interested in pursuing PhD studies in health informatics, you first need to apply to our MSc program and indicate in your letter of intent that you are interested in applying to the PhD program in the future.
- Students in the MSc in Health Informatics program, already holding a Master's degree, but not in the field of health informatics, may apply to the PhD program following satisfactory completion of at least 6 units of the MSc program in Health Informatics. The six units from the MSc program must include at least the following courses:
International5074 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2537 CAD per semester during 48 months.
National4022 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2011 CAD per semester during 48 months.
Living costs for Victoria
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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