Classes

What classes do you need for the MHI?

Term 1 - Fall

You must complete all four of the following classes:

You must also complete one of the following classes:

Term 2 - Winter

You must complete all four of the following classes:

Term 3 - Summer

In Term 3, you will start either a thesis or an internship.

  • Thesis stream students can start their research thesis (HINF 9000), subject to meeting the thesis requirements.
  • Internship stream students can complete an internship (HINF 7000), subject to meeting the internship requirements.

Term 4 - Fall

You must complete the following class:

You must also complete one of the following options:

  • Thesis stream students: Continue research thesis (HINF 9000), PLUS one elective
  • Internship stream students: Complete three electives. If you completed your internship in Term 3, then you can graduate.

Term 5 - Winter

  • Thesis stream students (HINF 9000): Defend master’s thesis and graduate
  • Internship stream students (HINF 7000): Complete internship (if internship not already completed in Term 3), then you can graduate.

Elective classes

Electives are offered to help you broaden your understanding of health and informatics from diverse perspectives. You can choose your electives from the pre-approved electives list for the MHI program at Dalhousie. You can also choose a class that is not on the electives list, but you’ll need approval.

Find out more about electives.