Program at a Glance

 

 The MSc program may be completed in two years and the PhD program in 4-6 years for students studying full time but both programs have a part-time option available.  Certain courses are offered in a blended learning format.

 

MSc in Family Medicine

 

First Year – Theoretical Training

1 credit courses (15 in-class hours)

FMED 600 - Mixed Studies Reviews

FMED 603 - Partic'yRes:Pt&Public Engag't

FMED 616 - Applied Literature Reviews

3 credit courses (45 in-class hours)

FMED 509 - Found. of Epidemlgy in Fam Med

FMED 505 - Basic Analysis for Health Data

FMED 625 - Qualitative Health Research

FMED 672 - Applied Mix Meth in Health Res

6 Complementary Course Credits chosen from: 

FMED 504D1 - Family Med. Research Seminars

FMED 504D2 - Family Med. Research Seminars

FMED 511 - Int to Art in Hlthcre:MkgArtAc

FMED 525 - Foundations of Translation Sci

FMED 601 - Adv Topics in Family Medicine

FMED 604 - Adv Partic Research in Health

FMED 605 - Cdn Hlthcare Plcy&Decis Making

FMED 606 - Op Issues Surv Meth Prim Care

FMED 607 - Intro DisAnal&InterHealth Res

FMED 608 - Adv Mixed Meth Sem in Hlth Res

FMED 610 - Found. of Family Medicine

FMED 611 - Hlthcare Syst & Prim Care Ref

FMED 612 - EvalResrch &Implementation Sci

FMED 615 - Appl Know Trans & Exch in Hlth

FMED 618 - Topics-Pharm-eco,RxSafety&Plcy

FMED 619 - PgmMgt:GlobHlth&Prim HlthCare

FMED 690 - Adv Ethno:Context, Comp&Coord

 

Second Year – Thesis 

PhD (ad hoc) in Family Medicine 

 

Prerequisite

Masters degree from a recognized University.

 

Required courses (9 credits) 

FMED 601 - Adv Topics in Family Medicine

FMED 604 - Adv Partic Research in Health

FMED 702 - Adv Doctoral PC Research Semrs (must be completed 3 times) 

 

Elective course (3 credits) 

Each student must complete 3 credits in advanced research methods (600-level or higher)


FMED 701 - PhD Comprehensive Examination  

 

PhD Thesis

MSc in Family Medicine: Bioethics Option

 

First Year – Theoretical Training


3 credit courses (45 in-class hours)

FMED 604 - Adv Partic Research in Health

BIOE 680 - Bioethical Theory

BIOE 681 - Bioethics Practicum

 

3 Complementary Course Credits chosen from: 

FMED 505 - Basic Analysis for Health Data

FMED 625 - Qualitative Health Research

 

Elective Course Credits (9 credits) 

Courses must be 500 level or higher and these courses may be chosen from inside or outside the Department in consultation with the student’s academic adviser or supervisor.

 

 

Second Year – Thesis

 

BIOE 690 - M.Sc. Thesis Literature Survey

BIOE 691 - M.Sc. Thesis Research Proposal

BIOE 692 - M.Sc.Thesis Res Progress Rep

BIOE 693 - M.Sc. Thesis

 

MSc in Family Medicine: Medical Education Option

 

First Year – Theoretical Training

 

1 credit courses (15 in-class hours)

FMED 600 - Mixed Studies Reviews

FMED 603 - Partic'yRes:Pt&Public Engag't

FMED 616 - Applied Literature Reviews


3 credit courses (45 in-class hours)

FMED 509 - Found. of Epidemlgy in Fam Med

FMED 505 - Basic Analysis for Health Data

FMED 625 - Qualitative Health Research

FMED 672 - Applied Mix Meth in Health Res

 

3 Complementary Course Credits chosen from: 

EDPE 555 - Theoretical Foundations of LS

EDPE 635 - Theories of Learning&Instruct

EDPH 689 - Teaching&Learning in Higher Ed

 

Elective Course Credits (3 credits) 

Courses must be 500 level or higher and these courses may be chosen from inside or outside the Department in consultation with the student’s academic adviser or supervisor, specifically involving educational issues, and always relating to the student's thesis topic within the medical education field.

 

Second Year – Thesis