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SchoolUniversity of Waterloo
LocationWaterloo, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 33,000
Full-time Graduate: 4,700
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*80% to 83%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors  or  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management 
Prerequisites NotesOntario students: six Grade 12 U and/or M courses including:

- Any 4U English (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

- Any 4U Mathematics (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

- Biology (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

- Chemistry (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

Advanced Functions and Physics are recommended if you're interested in the Pre-Health Professions specialization.

Cost
National: $7,700
International: $40,900
Scholarships18 scholarship(s)
DescriptionFocus on preventing illness, not simply treating people once they get sick. At Waterloo, you’ll learn how to promote healthy lifestyles, improve health care systems, and bring together the science and the social aspects of health.

Whether you opt for the regular or co-op stream, Health Studies gives you the skills for improving human health, along with lots of room for electives. And with 5 specializations and dozens of campus-wide minors, you can tailor your studies to your specific areas of interest.
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