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Epidemiology is a basic science related to public and population health. In this program, you will acquire expertise in prevention, screening, healthcare assessment, and program evaluation in public health.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a master’s degree in epidemiology, or an equivalent degree.

Applicants who hold a master’s degree in a related field may be eligible. However, the admission is not automatic and the program director may require students to do qualifying coursework depending on their previous training.

French proficiency

Applicants must have a good knowledge of written and spoken French.

English proficiency

Applicants must have a good understanding of written English.

Research Areas

  • Road accidents and trauma
  • Physical activity and obesity
  • Cancer and heart disease
  • Healthcare and health technology assessment
  • Genetics and health
  • Infectious diseases
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational health
  • Women’s and children’s health
  • Health and the environment
  • Mental health
  • Aging

For more information on the program: (in French only)



For a full list of professors, please refer to the descriptions on the Faculty of Medicine website giving their fields of research in epidemiology. (in French only)

A number of professors have an interest in supervising students under the agreement between UL and the CSC. Their areas of expertise and contact information are provided below.