Translational Research in the Health Sciences


The Master of Health Science in Translational Research in the ​Health Sciences (MHSc​) is designed for individuals who have relevant backgrounds as medical professionals, clinical researchers, or basic scientists. The MHSc in Translational Research in Health Sciences provides students with the skills and strategies for interdisciplinary collaborative research, allowing them to contribute to leading innovations by helping to translate lab research into bedside care. 

This two-year professional program  provides students with a broad understanding of specific topics in medical sciences; foundational tools for design, information media communication and criticism; and opportunities to apply the learned knowledge through practical research-driven projects. The curriculum is delivered in in a flexible (modular), individualized structure, providing students with the ability to move across disciplinary boundaries under key themes of breadth, deployment, and integration.​

As a multidisciplinary program, the selection process is based on a holistic approach and not on any one requirement. Motivated applicants with a variety of backgrounds who are looking for an educational experience are encouraged to apply.

Degree Offered

Translational Research in the Health Sciences​ -​ MHSc


​​​​​Quick Facts

​​ ​​​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​.
2. For more information on admission requirements, ple​ase review the program'​s SGS Calendar entry: ​​​

​​​​​​​Research Stream Program Funding Information​

Base Funding Amount -

Graduate units determine a base funding amount for doctoral research stream programs and the number of years that the student will be eligible. In addition to the Base Funding, all eligible students will receive the cost of academic tuition and fees. More information about Base Funding can be found at .​

Actual Income -

Students often have the opportunity to earn additional income through research stipends, internal and external fellowships, RA employment income and TA-ships. Therefore, the average actual income of students in a program is typically higher than the Base Funding amount in that program. More information about Actual Incomes can be found at .