HRM at the PhD level aims to prepare students for independent scholarly
work that results in the creation of new knowledge relevant
to enhancing the health of Canadians. Graduates possess advanced
methodological skills that enable them to engage in a broad
range of research investigations relevant to applied clinical
and/or health systems issues.
Program objectives are achieved through a combination of
- Formal course
- A comprehensive examination
- Close interaction and
collaboration with faculty members in different research
- Independent research leading to a thesis
In their dissertation work, students undertake scholarly
inquiry with particular emphasis on methodologic issues.
Students are expected to either:
- Develop new health research methods and/or analytic frameworks;
- Apply existing ones to health care problems in a unique
PhD graduates are expected to assume leadership positions
in health research methodology within academic as well
as in the public and private sectors, and to contribute
to the solution of clinical and health system problems
nationally and beyond.
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