Program Outline

The Scholarly Paper is the final degree requirement for the course-based HSED program. The paper should reflect the student’s ability to integrate ideas that reflect their analysis and use of knowledge in areas of health science teaching and learning, research, and leadership in a scholarly way as well as the ability to apply and discuss these concepts in a concise, critical, and coherent manner. The paper will demonstrate integrative thinking and focus on a topic selected by the student in consultation with their advisor and one other faculty member and submitted to the MSc HSED Administrative Assistant prior to commencement.

 

For the thesis option, students will complete a formal written research proposal that outlines their project plan prior to commencing research and submit it for approval to their Thesis Committee within six months of entry into the program for full time students and within one year of entry for part-time students. The thesis will demonstrate integrative thinking, an understanding of the relevant literature, and involve the conduct of original research focusing on a health science education topic that is selected by the student in consultation with their thesis Supervisor. The proposal will be individualized to the student’s area of interest.

Every student in the MSc. HSED program must complete 2 Residency Weeks. The Residency Period for 2017 is June 5 - 9, 2017. The HS II Residency Week is 4 days long, June 6 - 9, 2017.

 

This year's Research Day will be June 7th.

Course-Based

Thesis-Based

In the course-based program, each student must complete:

 

2 Mandatory Residency Periods (1.5 units each)

  • HS I: Fundamentals of Health Science Education
  • HS II: Scholarly Works

2 Core Courses (3 units each)

  • Learning and Curriculum
  • Assessment and Evaluation

3 Elective Courses (3 units each)

  • Educational Research Methods
  • Technical and Non-Technical Skills
  • Leadership
  • E-Learning
  • other elective courses

1 Scholarly Paper (6 units)

In the thesis-based program, each student must complete:

 

2 Mandatory Residency Periods (1.5 units each)

  • HS I: Fundamentals of Health Science Education
  • HS II: Scholarly Works

2 Core Courses (3 units each)

  • Learning and Curriculum
  • Assessment and Evaluation

1 Elective Course (3 units)

  • Educational Research Methods
  • Technical and Non-Technical Skills
  • Leadership
  • E-Learning
  • other elective courses

1 Thesis (12 units)

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