Full / Part Time Status

The degree of MSc in Medicine (in all programs except Applied Health Services Research), PhD, MPH and MD-PhD are offered to full-time and part-time students.  The MSc in Applied Health Services Research is offered by full-time study only.  The graduate diploma program in Community Health and Clinical Epidemiology may be offered by either full-time or part-time study.

A full-time graduate student devotes full time to his or her graduate program and may not commit more than 24 hours a week working time, including teaching assistant or research assistant duties, to matters other than the degree program. Part-time status is available to students who wish to engage in graduate studies but who are otherwise employed or for whom funding stipend is not available. A part-time student is registered for the duration of a semester and may engage in full-time work opportunities.