Master of Health Science in Psychiatry

The UBC Department of Psychiatry, in collaboration with the UBC School of Population and Public Health, offers a Master of Health Science (MHSc) degree with a focus on Psychiatry.

    • The MHSc degree program consists of 30 credits of courses and electives that can be completed in 1 year (full-time) or 2 years (part-time).
    • Students completing the focus on Psychiatry will be required to complete a scholarly project as a major paper suitable for publication, under the supervision of an approved faculty member of the UBC Department of Psychiatry.
    • Eligibility for the MHSc includes an MD or equivalent degreee.
    • Detailed information on the admission process is available at
    • Interested applicants should contact Dr. Daniel Vigo at or Dr. Raymond Lam at