University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine

Social and Behavioural Health Sciences (Health Promotion)

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Program Information

School:University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine
Field of Study:Public Health Education and Promotion
Description:Our MPH* degree with a specialization in Health Promotion takes an explicitly social science perspective in addressing issues related to the health of individuals, communities and populations. In particular, our program gives special attention to identifying, understanding and addressing the societal and personal determinants of health. We give attention to an array of mutually reinforcing health promotion and public health strategies, including: health education and communications, community development, the role of organizational development and change, health advocacy, and the development of health promoting public policy.
URL:Social and Behavioural Health Sciences (Health Promotion) at University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    4 year undergraduate degree with mid-B [≥ 75%] average in final year of highest degree or in the last 5.0 full course equivalents completed at a senior level. At least one undergraduate statistics course is required for Social Behavioural Health Sciences (Health Promotion), Epidemiology, Community Nutrition and is recommended for Occupational & Environmental Health.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 02, 2022