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SchoolMcMaster University - Faculty of Health Sciences
LocationHamilton, ON, Canada
School TypeMedical School
School Size
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites NotesApplicants are required to have a Master's degree in Nursing or demonstrated readiness to transfer from the McMaster thesis-based M.Sc. to the Ph.D. degree within 24 months from entry into the M.Sc. program. Applicants are also required to have completion of a Master's in Nursing level research thesis or equivalent (e.g. the candidate has already conducted funded research).
International: $6,307
DescriptionThe Ph.D. graduate will be expected to function as a leader in the profession who can direct and carry out independent research. The students will, through course work, complete a comprehensive examination and a research thesis: demonstrate the ability to integrate scientific principles and theory in the solution of health care problems; communicate effectively in educational and professional settings; complete at least one required and two selected half courses, as well as a Doctoral Seminar; plan, develop, and carry out research which makes an original contribution to nursing knowledge; present research results both orally and through peer reviewed publication; and complete and defend a written thesis.
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