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Master of Science (M.Sc.) Family Medicine (Thesis): Bioethics (45 credits)

Offered by: Family Medicine     Degree: Master of Science

Program Requirements

** Bioethics option no longer available.**

The M.Sc. in Family Medicine; Bioethics is a thesis graduate program option designed to provide graduate training to those interested in studying empirical research methods and bioethics specialization.

Required Courses (31 credits)

  • BIOE 680 Bioethical Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Population and Global Health (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bio-Ethics : Overview of moral theoretical approaches to bioethics, as well as explorations of critical responses, meta-ethical foundations, methodological questions, and ethical issues arising in bioethics scholarship.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Friesen, Phoebe (Fall)

  • BIOE 681 Bioethics Practicum (3 credits)

    Offered by: Population and Global Health (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bio-Ethics : Four hours per week supervised placement within health care settings (e.g., intensive care, family practice, clinical ethics committees). In addition, students shall be assigned for the last month of the term to a single intensive placement. Participation in rounds, case discussions, and a weekly seminar.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Ells, Carolyn (Winter)

  • BIOE 690 M.Sc. Thesis Literature Survey (3 credits)

    Offered by: Population and Global Health (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bio-Ethics : A comprehensive literature survey in the general area of the thesis topic, to be completed in the first semester.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • BIOE 691 M.Sc. Thesis Research Proposal (3 credits)

    Offered by: Population and Global Health (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bio-Ethics : Independent work under the supervision of the thesis advisor(s) leading to a thesis proposal.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • BIOE 692 M.Sc. Thesis Research Progress Report (6 credits)

    Offered by: Population and Global Health (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bio-Ethics : A status report on the progress in the thesis research.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • BIOE 693 M.Sc. Thesis (12 credits)

    Offered by: Population and Global Health (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bio-Ethics : Independent work under the supervision of the thesis advisor(s) leading to a thesis manuscript.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • FMED 603 Foundations of Participatory Research (1 credit)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Family Medicine : Principles and main applications of modern participatory research in health organizations.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Andersson, Neil (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor if graduate student is outside the department.

    • Restriction: Only open to graduate students in the Department of Family Medicine.

Complementary Course (3 credits)

3 credits from the following:

  • FMED 505 Epidemiology and Data Analysis in Primary Care 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Overview

    Family Medicine : An introduction of epidemiological concepts, data analysis, and methods applicable to primary care research.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: De Pokomandy, Alexandra; Nicolau, Belinda Farias; Barnett, Tracie; Arekunnath Madathil, Sreenath; Schuster, Tibor (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor if graduate student is outside the department

    • Open to all graduate students in Faculty of Medicine.

    • Priority to students registered in the MSc in Family Medicine program.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking DENT 505

  • FMED 625 Introduction to Qualitative Research in Health (3 credits)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Family Medicine : Introduction, discussion, and practice of qualitative methodologies and methods for conducting rigorous and reflective qualitative research projects in health, with particular focus on family medicine education and health professions education.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Rodriguez, Charo (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor if graduate student is outside of the Department of Family Medicine or the Institute of Health Sciences Education.

    • Course will be given in English. Course work may be submitted in English or French.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken or are taking HSED 625 or PSYT 625.

Elective Courses (11 credits)

11 credits, at the 500 level or higher, of coursework may be chosen from inside or outside the Department in consultation with the student’s academic adviser or supervisor.

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences—2024-2025 (last updated Apr. 22, 2024) (disclaimer)
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