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Master of Health Science (MHSc) in Translational Research

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About the program

The Translational Research Program (TRP), is a graduate degree program developed at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, that has created a framework and curriculum to train highly skilled personnel who are able to:

  • generate new ideas;
  • apply creative problem-solving; and
  • navigate complexities and ambiguities associated with the translation of knowledge into patient-centric innovations that improve medicine, health and care.  

The Master of Health Science (MHSc) In Translational Research is a two-year (five-term) project-based professional degree that requires 8.0 full course equivalents (FCE) and the completion of a capstone project.


You must have:

  • Four-year Honour’s BA or BSc, graduate, or MD degree from a recognized university
  • Academic credentials and background preparation appropriate to the field of study
  • A- average in three of the last four years of study (including the final year)

You also need to have significant capacity for:

  • Problem-solving
  • Exceptional achievement
  • Research curiosity
  • Passion
  • A depth of professional experiences

How to apply

See Application information on the Translation Research Program (TRP) website for full details on how to apply. 

To start in Fall, deadlines are usually:

  • May for International students
  • June for Domestic students

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