University of Waterloo

Health Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Description:Health Studies at Waterloo is the only program of its kind in Canada and gives students the opportunity to complete an Honours Bachelor of Science degree while specializing in health promotion and disease prevention.

In the program, the knowledge from several traditional disciplines is combined and focused on the study of health and disease. Courses provide students with an understanding of (a) what diseases are, (b) their causes, (c) behavioural factors that contribute to disease, and (d) ways in which health behaviour can be changed. The curriculum has four core areas: Health Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Biological Sciences, and Evaluation and Research.
URL:Health Studies at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,700
International: $28,262

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*84

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 

Advanced Functions and English (ENG4U) are recommended.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 03, 2017

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