Western Graduate & Postdoctoral  Studies

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)



Program Websites


Program Contact

Rebecca Waldie (EpiBioGrad@schulich.uwo.ca)
Graduate Program Administrator

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Western University
Kresge Building Rm 201
London, Ontario N6A 5C1

t. 519-661-2111 ext. 86263

We offer MSc and PhD degrees in Epidemiology & Biostatistics. Degrees with a specialization in Biostatistics are offered through a collaborative program with the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences. Students are exposed to a full breadth of policy-relevant methodologies from the fields of epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, health economics, genetic epidemiology, and program evaluation.

Times to Completion

  • 12 Terms (4 years)

Curriculum Options

  • Full-time study
  • Thesis-based

Funding Details

Applicants (domestic and international) are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:

Admission Requirements

  • Thesis-based Master's degree.
  • 80% over all academic work at the graduate level.

Test Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language:

Application Deadline(s)

  • February 1 - Acceptance notification by June

Fields of Research

  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology